Youth Wildlife Conservation Experience 2024
Mar 09, 2024, 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS
YWCE features many exciting conservation and outdoor activities and is FREE for young boys and girls ages 8-16. The 2024 YWCE will feature hands-on experiences with Pheasants Forever, the Missouri Hunting Heritage Foundation and Epic Styles Reptile Exhibit. There will also be educational sessions from Craig Boddington, renowned hunter, author and adventurer as well as from the Kansas Department of Wildlife. Lunch vouchers are also included for youth and for their adult sponsor. And both youth participant and one adult get FREE access to the Open Season Sportsman’s Expo on the Saturday the 9 th . We can only host 100 youths and their adult sponsor. Finally, all youth participants will get a complimentary backpack with great goodies.
Advance registration is required. Check in begins at 8:30 a.m.
Presented by the Kansas City Chapter of Safari Club International and their partners with support from the Open Season Sportsman’s Expo.
KC SCI Activation 2024
The KC SCI booth (booth 723) at the 2024 Open Season Sportsman’s Expo will feature something for everyone! A kids archery and laser shot lanes will be a test of skill for youth. Adults will get a chance to meet and greet renowned hunter, author and adventurer Craig Boddington along with other hunting and conservation experts. And everyone will enjoy their extensive taxidermy display featuring grizzly bear, alligator, and a wide range of African animals including Hyena and Kudu. Make sure to stop by and engage with this unique and fun exhibit. And don’t miss out on the their “Big 5 Raffle” Buy $10 tickets for a chance at a Tikka rifle, Weatherby shotgun, Ten Point crossbow, ATN Night Vision scope, or a South African safari.