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1,000 kids to take part in Outdoor Youth Day

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Monday, January 25, 2010

Media contact: Bishop Wright, 561-622-6808

The Florida Sportsmen's Conservation Association's annual Outdoor Youth Day is Feb. 6 at the Everglades Youth Camp in Palm Beach County. The camp is in the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC) J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area.

Youth Day is designed to educate children on the many different recreational opportunities available in Florida's natural areas.  The event's activities include wildlife shows, swamp buggy and airboat rides, fishing, nature hikes and muzzleloading gun demonstrations.  FWC staff will help the association with the activities. Through hands-on experiences, youth will learn about the many diverse activities in Florida's great outdoors.

For more information, call 561-795-1375 or go to

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