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Posted: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 2:30 pm

Cabela’s, the World's Foremost Outfitter of hunting, fishing and outdoor gear, offers two series of outdoor-related activities that are perfect for families and scout troops.

All events are at the store, are free and require no previous skill or experience. The classes are for ages 9 – 14.

The Monday night lineup for Cabela’s Kid’s Kamp, which runs from 7 to 7:45 p.m., includes:

June 6: Kids Archery

June 13: Gun Safety

June 20: Dangerous Animals, Insects, Spiders

June 27: Intro to Camping/Backpacking Food

JULY 4: NO CLASS – INDEPENDENCE DAY (close at 6 p.m.)

July 11: Hiking & Trail Safety 202

July 18: Kids Geology

July 25: Wilderness Survival

August 1: Casting for Kiddos (including Fly Casting)

August 8: Intro to Shotguns/Skeet

August 15: Gun Safety

August 22: Metal Detectors/Gold Panning

August 29: Dutch Oven Cooking



Every other weekend, Cabela’s is helping Scouts with skills to complete badges and learn new skills. Scout Badge Workshops, which meet the first and third Saturday of every month through August, is perfect for kids age 9 – 14.  Class meets inside the store at the base of the Mountain at 11 a.m.

Scout Workshops include:

June 4: Canoeing

June 18: Geology

July 2: Fish & Wildlife Conservation

July 16: Rifle Shooting

August 6: Fishing & Fly Fishing

August 20: Archery

Even if you don’t have a Scout in your family or badge in your future, these classes are perfect for all young people ready to get outdoors. Class size is limited to the first 15 who sign up on event day. Classes are taught by Cabela’s Outfitters.

Cabela’s is at 9380 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, just off the Loop 101 at Glendale Avenue.

For information, call 623-872-6719.

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