Rod, Gun Club’s youth day draws crowd
The Hudson Rod, Gun and Archery Club had its 65th annual Youth Day at the club grounds in North Hudson Saturday.
The three main events were archery, .22 rifle and shotgun. The club provided archery equipment, firearms, ammunition and safety equipment. There were groups of 9- and 10-year-olds, 11- and 12-year-olds, and 13- and 14-year-olds. Trophies were awarded for high scorers in each of the three events/age groups. In addition, 48 prizes were awarded and each participant received a grab bag with various prizes.
Youth Day began with a flag-raising by Boy Scout Troop 168 and informational talks by Department of Natural Resources wardens, hunter safety instructors and members of the North Hudson Police Department.