Jun
10
Fri
Hunter Education Camp @ B.S.A. Camp Tres Ritos
Jun 10 – Jun 12 all-day

This camp is open to youth ages 10 to 17 who are accompanied by a registered adult. Camp is free, meals will be provided and participants will tent-camp on the property. Registration will open May 9 at 9am, and forms will be available at https://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/education/hunter-education/ under the Hunter Ed Camps tab. Slots will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Participants will learn safe and responsible firearms handling, ethical hunting behaviors, conservation, wildlife identification and basic survival skills. Additionally, participants will learn from department conservation officers about their jobs including wildlife investigations, decoy operations, working with wildlife and test their marksmanship skills with bow and arrows. All equipment will be provided. All COVID protocols and health orders that may be in place at the time of the camp will be followed and enforced.

To qualify for the camp, participants must have a Customer Identification Number account with the department and complete the required homework before attending.

Wild Turkey Presentation @ Shady Lakes
Jun 10 all-day

NMDGF will be giving a wild turkey presentation to kids at a summer program with Nature Ninos.

Event closed to the public.

Jun
11
Sat
Ruidoso Youth 3D Archery Shoot @ Moon Mountain Disc Golf Course
Jun 11 all-day

All youth are welcome! You can bring your own bow or we can provide you a bow so you can participate. There will also be a Wildlife Test as well. At 2:00 p.m. the top shooters and high scores on the test will receive prizes. We will also be giving out other door prizes to the kids who participated. Lunch and water will be provided as well.

Jun
13
Mon
Fishing with APS Summer School @ Tingley Beach
Jun 13 – Jun 16 all-day

NMDGF will be fishing with APS Summer School Students.

Event closed to the public.

Jun
15
Wed
EPLUS Primary Zone (PMZ) Landowner List
Jun 15 @ 2:00 pm

Visit the EPLUS webpage to learn more about the program. Click on the Hunters tab to obtain a copy of the PMZ list.

Jun
20
Mon
Fishing with APS Summer School @ Tingley Beach
Jun 20 – Jun 23 all-day

NMDGF will be fishing with APS Summer School Students.

Event closed to the public.

Jun
24
Fri
Bowhunter Skills Camp @ Hatch Valley High School
Jun 24 all-day

This camp is for Hatch Valley Middle School students who are interested in learning more about the basics of archery and bowhunting. Participants will learn archery basics and safety, how to choose equipment, proper shot placement while hunting, outdoor preparedness, and more! All archery equipment will be provided. This is in conjunction with the NMSU TRIO Upward Bound Program for students who are interested in pursuing a career in natural resources/environmental sciences.

Camp is for Hatch Valley MS students enrolled in the summer camp program.

Jun
27
Mon
Fishing with APS Summer School @ Tingley Beach
Jun 27 – Jun 30 all-day

NMDGF will be fishing with APS Summer School Students.

Event closed to the public.