TYHP and Cross Trail Outfitters Guide Training

When: April 21-22, 2017
Where: Leakey, TX
Hosted By: TYHP and CTO
Who: All are welcome!

Join us to learn about guiding hunts for TYHP and CTO!


Who we are: The Texas Youth Hunting Program (TYHP) was established by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Wildlife Association to increase the numbers of youths participating in wildlife and hunting activities.
Cross Trail Outfitters (CTO) provides opportunities to get kids outdoors and teach them about our hunting and fishing heritage, while sharing our faith.

Why it's important: Hunters and Anglers pay for conservation of wild places and wild things.  We need more hunters and anglers.

Fees: $50.00 Meals, lodging, and all course materials included in fees.
Scholarships are available if needed!  Select the scholarship option at registration checkout to request one.

Where: This guide training will be held at the HEB Foundation Camp in Leakey, TX. 

Guide Training Theme: Safety and Success

Guide Training Agenda: (Class Room)

  • ​Duck ID
  • Dove ID
  • Deer ID   

Outdoors Stations (Hands on Demonstrations):

  • Guide versus Guided
  • Field safety Scenarios (dove, quail, duck hunts)           
  • Field safety Scenarios
  • Spot and Stalk (orient the hunter, observation skills and stealth considerations)
  • Elevated Blind safety
  • Field Dress,  Skin and Quarter (Deer, Hog, Fowl)

For more information contact TYHP at (210) 930-2177.

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