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Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« on: June 03, 2016, 08:40:31 PM »

This year at our annual Seattle Puget Sound Chapter of Safari Club International Banquet and Auction (February in Lynnwood), our theme was all around youth hunting, we had a special paddle raise just to fund youth hunts.  There were many generous donations by the great people in attendance.  After our successful sponsored youth hunts last year, we decided to go to the same location again.  This year are able to fund up to 10 youth hunters on a doe hunt.

We encourage all interested youth to apply.  The youth hunters last year were all successful and had a great hunt.  Please see below for all the details!




 SEATTLE PUGET SOUND CHAPTER
of Safari Club International
 

Last year the Seattle Puget Sound Chapter of Safari Club International sponsored 4 youth hunters to go on youth doe hunts in Eastern Washington. After the great success this past year, we will be sending up to 10 lucky youth hunters on a deer hunting trip to harvest a whitetail doe in Eastern Washington.

 

This hunt was made possible by generous donations at our annual banquet that is held in February each year.

 

The selected hunters and their parent will be hunting on a private 500 acre ranch in Unit 108 approximately 20 minutes from the town of Colville, WA. There are multiple blinds overlooking alfalfa fields and timbered areas. The hunters will be dropped off and picked up from the blind. In 2015, these hunts had a 100% success rate!

 

The hunts will be for one whitetail doe and all of the field dressing and skinning will be handled by the host.

 

All interested youth hunters are encouraged to apply. The only requirements are that the youth hunter must have their Washington State Hunter Education Card, a 2016 deer license/tag, and a parent willing to accompany them on the hunt. These hunts will take place during the youth general modern firearm deer season between October 20th-23rd.

 

Lodging and food will not be included but there are hotels and services available in Colville, WA.

 

To apply, have the youth hunter send a brief essay describing themselves and why they would like to take part in this great opportunity! All applications must be received by July 15, 2016. Once all applications are received, they will be reviewed by the SPSC Board Members for approval. The youth hunters that are selected should expect to be notified sometime in the month of August.

 

Send essay applications to:

Ross Woods

8614 4th Pl SE

Everett, WA. 98208

 

Or email the essay applications to:

woods.rossb@gmail.com



 
 

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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2016, 08:47:32 PM »
This is a great deal. I sticky'd this. Hopefully a couple of the youth chosen for this are members of the forum and will share stories and pictures of their hunt here in the youth board. Thanks to SCI for making this happen.
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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2016, 08:53:54 PM »
What a great offer.  Thanks for posting.  Hopefully at least one youth from hear wins one of the hunts and shares the experience here for all to see.

Thanks SCI.
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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2016, 09:09:47 PM »
Any youth not chosen for this, parents send me a pm. I have access to a bunch of private land does.


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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2016, 09:31:51 PM »
Any youth not chosen for this, parents send me a pm. I have access to a bunch of private land does.


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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2016, 09:55:52 PM »
Kudos to the Seattle Puget Sound SCI Chapter for doing this!  Well done!  :tup:

Now, let's get some deserving kiddos out on a fun and productive hunt!
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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2016, 07:35:05 PM »
Thanks guys!  We are really looking forward to this event with our youth hunters.  I am working on getting some pics from last year, I will post them once I get them.

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« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2016, 10:58:10 AM »
So far two youth hunters have applied so start spreading the word. We would like to fill as many of the 10 slots as possible.

The feedback from the kids last year was 100% positive and they all were able to harvest a doe.

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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #8 on: June 05, 2016, 12:03:57 PM »
Great offers by hoth the SCI and benhuntin. I wish my kids were a little older, but I'm still at least 6 years or so away from getting my kids into hunters ed. Hopefully other parents on this forum take advantage of this opportunity.

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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #9 on: June 09, 2016, 08:21:38 PM »
Sharing a picture of one of our youth hunters from last year, his name is John Savage with his first deer.  Don't forget to get your applications in soon! 

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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #10 on: June 09, 2016, 08:26:08 PM »
Very cool!
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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #11 on: June 09, 2016, 08:34:17 PM »
This is awesome!!! :tup:

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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #12 on: June 09, 2016, 08:57:54 PM »
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« Reply #13 on: June 09, 2016, 09:12:55 PM »
Sharing a picture of one of our youth hunters from last year, his name is John Savage with his first deer.  Don't forget to get your applications in soon!

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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #14 on: June 09, 2016, 11:31:50 PM »
I will have to talk with my boy in the morning about submitting an essay.  Great opportunity for youth.  Thanks for setting up the contest!

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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #15 on: June 10, 2016, 12:25:06 PM »
Bump for anyone who's kids didn't get the draw they were looking for.  Great offer and opportunity right here.
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« Reply #16 on: June 10, 2016, 01:18:00 PM »
SCI does more for hunting than most people realize, nice job guys!  :tup:
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Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #17 on: June 12, 2016, 04:44:46 PM »
Bumping this up to the top for any of the parents and/or youth hunters who have not seen it. This is a great opportunity for our young  hunters put out there by a great organization.
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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #18 on: June 13, 2016, 07:51:59 AM »
My kids drew second deer tags so we won't be putting in for this.  It is great opportunity for kids to get out in a target rich environment.
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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #19 on: June 16, 2016, 10:03:28 PM »
I checked with Ross last night and we have 4 applications in.   If you know a youth that wants a great doe hunt, this is it!  We have room for 10 youth hunters.

Thanks!

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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #20 on: June 20, 2016, 02:02:08 PM »
Bump for a great opportunity.
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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #21 on: June 26, 2016, 06:47:43 PM »
Daughter just submitted her essay

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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #22 on: June 29, 2016, 07:19:37 AM »
just sent my son's essay  :IBCOOL:

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Re: Youth Doe Hunt Opportunity - Seattle Puget Sound SCI
« Reply #23 on: June 29, 2016, 12:57:46 PM »
just sent my son's essay  :IBCOOL:
Did they get back to you on your son's essay and say how many youth have sent them in yet?
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« Reply #24 on: June 29, 2016, 01:11:30 PM »
Thing 1 drew a youth doe tag for 218 or I'd have her submit the essay.  Hope this is available again next year, especially if Thing 2 is able to pass Hunter Ed.  Great opportunity!  Thanks to SCI for putting this on.