Antlers & Eggs
Location: The event will be held at the dance pavilion shelter house near the public beach at Cowan Lake. We will have limited seating so please bring a folding chair. The shelter house is located on the south side of the lake off of State Route 350 and Yankee Road.
Activities provided at the event: We will have guest speakers providing interactive education on whitetail deer, wild turkeys, hunting tips, gun safety, wild life conservation, and self-acceptance. Children will have the chance to use Nerf guns and Bows to shoot at 3D archery targets. Mandy Wolski the Cowan Lake resident Naturalist will have a meet and greet with her raptor and wildlife exhibit. Children will be able to closely interact with a variety of wildlife animals. We will also have a large antler and egg hunt near the end of the event. The Turkey trot contest will have kids do their best impression of a strutting rooster. Get your kids practicing now. We will also have a variety of raffles to help support our mission.
Registration: You can preregister at our website www.catchingfireoutdoors.org/events . All participants must register at the event. Registration will start at 9:00am.
Age restrictions: All children will be able to participate in the event. You must be 15 and under to participate in the egg hunt.
Cost of the event: Everything is totally free. We will be accepting donations and raising money through the raffle packages.
How is the money used: The money raised goes back directly to the children. 100% of the proceeds will be reinvested into the events and sponsorship of local at-risk children to participate in our events.
Easter Egg hunt details: We will have 4,000 eggs and 18 whitetail sheds hidden throughout the marked areas. It will be broken up into three age groups: 6 and under, 7-11, and 12-15 years old. Each group will have 6 antlers placed in their area. If your child finds one of the lucky antlers they must turn it in to be redeemed for prize.
Sponsors for the event: TimberTech, R+L Carriers, Ghent, State of Ohio Odnr Div of Wildlife, Skeeter Boats, Duckett Fishing, Vicious Fishing, National Wild Turkey Federation, Friends Caring for Cowan Lake State Park, Get Reel Bait and Tackle, Bass Pro Shops, Field & Stream Shop,