Youth Hunting & Conservation Course

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Delta Waterfowl Foundation, with the support of Wildlife Habitat Canada, is pleased to offer Youth Hunting & Conservation Courses, held each summer at the Delta Waterfowl Hunting Heritage & Conservation Center near Turkey Point, Ontario.

As part of our mission to support and recruit new, young hunters from all backgrounds, Delta Waterfowl’s Youth Hunting & Conservation Courses are being offered as 6 day specialty camps for girls and boys aged 12 – 16. *Must be an Ontario resident.

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When and How to Apply:

  • Applications are available starting March 1st of each year at
  • A letter of reference written by the intended students’ teacher, coach, or someone who is otherwise in a supervisory role is required. Letters written by parents or family friends are not acceptable.
  • Please send the application along with a letter of reference via email to, or via mail to the course mailing address listed below.
  • All applicants must be between 12 and 16 years of age at the beginning of the course.
  • Applicants will be accepted on a first-come first-serve basis once all criteria is met.

What to Expect:

  • Certified instructors share knowledge and provide coaching to help students in passing their licensing exams.
  • Activities and special guests offer fun learning experiences
  • Memberships to Delta Waterfowl, Ontario Federation of Anglers & Hunters, and other supporting partners.