Participants may win one of two shotguns or one of 24 guided hunts
SCOTT CITY -- The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) will host the annual Southwest Youth Program at Scott State Park on Aug. 1 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Individuals attending the program will have the opportunity to draw one of 24 guided hunts, and two shotguns will be given away. To be eligible, youth must be at least 10 years old. Individuals older than 16 may participate in a guided hunt if they have never hunted before.
Hunts will include duck, geese, turkey, deer, and predator calling. Other activities included during this program are predator calling, shotgun shooting, archery, trapping techniques, and waterfowl identification. Professional predator caller Les Johnson, of Predator Quest, will be on hand for the predator calling portion of the event.

Sponsors will provide a free lunch for everyone who attends the program, as well as hats, shirts, and predator calls. Sponsors include Pattern Master, Reel Wing Decoys, Oasis Hunting, Mack’s Prairie Wings, Final Approach, Heavy-Shot, Echo Goose and Duck Calls, Real Geese, RNT Calls, Pheasants Forever of Scott City, Fat Boys Barbecue, and the Sportsman's Channel.

Pre-registration is required. For more information, phone 620-846-0707 or 620-474-2949.