The Hunter Outreach Program seeks out people with non-hunting backgrounds. We offer clinics, seminars, advice, and educational hunts for novice hunters of all ages. Our educational programs appeal to diverse interests and levels of ability. We can help you make the most of your hunting pursuits, or help take you through the first steps towards becoming a part of our hunting community.
Women Afield is dedicated to teaching women hunting skills in a comfortable environment.
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Novice Adult Mentored Hunts
Novice Adult Outreach hunts offer educational hunt opportunities for those 18 years or older.
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Novice Pheasant Hunter
The Novice Pheasant Hunter Program supports new hunters, with detailed pheasant hunting instruction.
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Youth Hunter Outreach
Youth Outreach hunts offer educational hunting opportunities for youth to ensure their first experiences in the field are safe and ethical.
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The Rookie Sportsperson Program pairs participants with a mentor who will guide them through a year-long educational hunting experience.
Learn more about the Rookie Sportsperson Program >>
Clinics & Seminars
Clinics and seminars throughout the year to give novice and experienced hunters alike opportunities to improve upon hunting skills, practices, and techniques.
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Elk Hunting University
Elk Hunting University (EHU) is designed to provide a "how to" approach to elk hunting through a series of articles by experienced Colorado hunters.
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Turkey School articles are written by experienced Colorado hunters for novice hunters about basic skills for hunting spring turkeys.
Learn more about turkey hunting >>
Hunter Outreach provides select videos for new hunters to broaden their knowledge about hunting techniques.
Watch Educational Hunting Videos >>
Become a Hunting Mentor
Volunteer Hunter Outreach mentors teach safe, ethical, and responsible hunting to new and novice hunters.
Learn about becoming a Hunting Mentor >>
Organizations Get Involved
The Youth Outreach Hunting License Program helps sponsoring partnership organizations in their efforts to develop and sustain youth hunting programs at the local community level.
Learn how your organization can get involved >>
Take a Friend Hunting
Take a novice hunter out hunting and be entered to win some great prizes by submitting a photograph and brief story about your experience.
Take a friend hunting >>
Youth Hunting Opportunities
Youths ages 12-17 have another opportunity to keep hunting if they don’t harvest a deer, elk or pronghorn with their original license.
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Youth Regs & Licensing
Important license, rule, and regulations for youth hunters.
Read about youth hunting regulations and licensing >>
Youth Hunting on SWAs
Certain state wildlife areas are designated for youth and mentor-guided hunts only.
Read more about youth hunting on State Wildlife Areas >>
Youth Hunting on STLs
Certain state trust lands are designated for youth and mentor-guided hunts only.
Read more about youth hunting on State Trust Lands >>
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to frequently asked questions about the Hunter Outreach programs.
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New to cooking game? Hunter Outreach has provided a selection of wild game recipes to get you started.
Try a outreach recommended game recipe >>
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