Bayport Scout Reservation
Bayport Scout Reservation is conveniently located in Jamaica, Virginia, with access to the Chesapeake Bay and operated by the Colonial Virginia Council, Boy Scouts of America. From our first year camper program to our high adventure activities, Bayport can be your destination for provisional Scouts or large troops and crews.
If you are tired of making multiple trips to meet your unit's needs, then you've come to the right place. Bayport Scout Reservation is a full-service reservation with programs to meet the needs of everyone in your unit. Plus, you won't find outdated and old facilities about Bayport. Our 300 acre property features newly constructed facilities with the latest in health and safety standards. Take a look around, we think you'll like what you see!
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Mission Statement: The Purpose of this workshop is to provide youths, eleven years of age and older, skills training and information relative to hunting. The Workshop will be concluded in a controlled environment with the emphasis of the workshop on the ethics of hunting and will be conducted with the safety of the participants being the primary objective of the workshop.
Who: Venturing Members or Eligible youth (Must be 11 by date of event in order to participate).
When: Saturday, August 24th, 2013: This event will begin at 7am and conclude 5pm saturday evening
- Introduction to Hunting
Covers basics of hunting deer, squirrel and turkeys. Covers basic species biology, hunting methods, field dressing and care of game. Discussion of game laws and safety issues.
- Getting Started in Hunting
Discussion of what we need to consider when we first start hunting; ethical issues, safety issues, weather considerations, where to hunt, what we may need to carry, how we conduct ourselves, what clothing we may need, etc. Includes an overview of resources the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has available to hunters and showing “The Hunter’s Path” DVD.
- Treestand Safety
Covers use of full body harnesses, life lines and use of basic and self-climbing stands.
- Shotgun Shooting at Clay Pigeons
Covers basic shotgun shooting, determining dominant eye and shotgun “fit” as well as fundamentals of shooting at a moving target. Each Student will have the opportunity to shoot at moving targets.
- Shotgun Shooting at Static Targets
Reviews Basic Shotgun Shooting, determining dominant eye and shotgun “fit” and highlights the differences of using a shotgun to shoot at essentially “static” targets including game. Emphasizes the need to focus on the learned fundamentals of sight alignment, sight picture, trigger squeeze and follow through when hunting with buckshot or rifled slugs. Each student will shoot buckshot and rifle slugs at deer sized targets and #4 fine shot at turkey and squirrel targets.
Event registration includes lunch and dinner, shotgun/rifle ammunition and instruction materials. This event promises to be fun and action-packed and will include live fire, safety training, tracking, field dressing game and many other interesting topics.
COST: $15 per participant
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
To Register Online Click HERE! Or you can visit the Scout Shop!