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Youth Hunting


Elgin Stewardship Council has decided to cancel the 2021 Youth Hunting Day event due to the changing nature and spread of COVID-19, and in an effort to minimize any potential risk to participants, volunteers and community members. 



Youth Hunting Day – Free Pheasant Hunt

Elgin Stewardship Council, Annual Youth Hunting Day

Location: Fingal Wildlife Management Area (west of St. Thomas)

The will be two hunts arranged on the day of the event.  For the morning hunt, participants are asked to arrive by 8:15am.  For the afternoon hunt, please arrive by 11:30am


A safe quality hunting event open to youths aged 12 to 15 who have successfully completed the Ontario Hunter Education Course and are part of the Hunter Apprenticeship Safety Program, along with their mentors.  Ammunition, trained dogs and a lunch will be provided.

Admission is free.  To register, or for more information, call 519-631-4491

To register for the Youth Hunting Day – Apprentice and mentor:

Download the Registration Form and Waiver