Smileys Provincial Park (Hants West): August 15th - August 18th, transporting between Hants West Wildlife Facility, Bog Road and Stanley Range.


Mira Provincial Park (Cape Breton):  August 23rd - August 25th, transporting between Albert Bridge Firehall and Upper Leitches Rifle Range.




WATER'N WOODS WEEKEND

SCHEDULE

NS WOMEN THAT HUNT ASSOCIATION  

A NOVA SCOTIA REGISTERED NOT FOR PROFIT

PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY

REGISTRATION

LOCATION

SMILEYS PROVINCIAL PARK (WEST HANTS)

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15TH, 2ND AND 3RD YEAR RETURNING  STUDENTS  PARTICIPATE IN TRAPPERS COURSE.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16TH 1ST YEAR STUDENTS ATTEND THE CANADIAN NON-RESTRICTED FIREARMS COURS.  2ND AND 3RD YEAR RETURNING STUDENTS ATTEND LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17TH 1ST YEAR STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN THE HUNTER'S EDUCATION COURSE LED BY 2ND AND 3RD YEAR MENTORS.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18TH, STATION ROTATION AND GRADUATION CEREMONIES.  JOINED BY NS ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS/TIPS TRUCK.  ADVENTURE AND SAFETY ATLANTIC, LEAVE NO TRACE.


MIRA PROVINCIAL PARK (CAPE BRETON)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23RD:  CANADIAN NON-RESTRICTED FIREARMS SAFETY COURSE. 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24TH: HUNTER'S SAFETY EDUCATION STATION ROTATION.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25TH:  STATION ROTATION, JOINED BY PORT MORIEN WILDLIFE FOR LEARN TO FISH; GRADUATION CEREMONIES.


REQUEST AN APPLICATION FORM.

  1. CANADIAN NON RESTRICTED FIREARMS
  2. HUNTER'S EDUCATION
  3. TRAPPERS CERTIFICATION

2019 COURSES

  • NOVA SCOTIA HABITAT CONSERVATION FUND
  • HANTS WEST WILDLIFE ASSOCIATION
  • HALIFAX WILDLIFE ASSOCIATION
  • FUR AND FEATHER OUTFITTERS
  • TRURO STRUTTIN GOBBLERS
  • RAVEN ARCHERY
  • URSA MAJOR OUTFITTERS
  • NS FEDERATION OF ANGERLS AND HUNTERS
  • TRAPPERS ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA
  • PORT MORIEN WILDLIFE ASSOCIATION
  • DEPARTMENT OF LANDS AND FORESTS OUTREACH
  • CAPE BRETON TRAP AND SKEET
  • CAPE BRETON BOWMAN

FUNDING & PARTNERSHIPS

Water'n Woods is a an extended camping experience where the Canadian Firearms Course and Hunter's Education Course are delivered in a hands on learning environment.  Youth are educated in survival techniques, safe firearms and hunting handling and practices, wildlife and wild life management with a goal of developing young ethical hunters. 

SMILEY'S PROVINCIAL PARK PROGRAM IS FULL

EARLY REGISTRATION FOR WATER'N WOODS WEEKEND WILL BE AT THE YOUTH EXPO ON SATURDAY, APRIL 27TH, 2019.


ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW!  To request a registration form for your youth please complete the application request form at the bottom of the page.