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4-year-old Aiden Hurlburt, at right, is shown how to shoot a bow and arrow at Saturday’s Pheasants Forever Field Day while others try their hand taking aim at targets. Bow shooting was just one of the many outdoor activities available for youth Saturday.
4-year-old Aiden Hurlburt, at right, is shown how to shoot a bow and arrow at Saturday’s Pheasants Forever Field Day while others try their hand taking aim at targets. Bow shooting was just one of the many outdoor activities available for youth Saturday. (Photo by Alan Reed) View Image

By Mount Vernon News
April 22, 2013 11:40 am EDT

 

HOWARD — “No Child Left Indoors” was the theme of the fifth annual Knox County Pheasants Forever Youth Field Day on Saturday at Campbell Range near Howard. The annual events gives youth the chance to take in outdoor activities and connect with nature.

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“It’s been determined that many youth spend as much as nine hours a day with electronic gadgets,” said Althea Dye, secretary of Knox County Pheasants Forever and organizer of the annual Field Day. “Everybody needs to be passionate about something, and I can be passionate about this project. There’s nothing we can’t do outdoors.”

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