by Dave Halsey, NOHVCC Contributing Writer
Across the country, clubs of all kinds that involve outdoor activities -- OHV riding, hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, hiking, camping -- are faced with a similar challenge: how to get more youth involved. OHV clubs that invest in youth programs are more apt to have that younger base of support when it’s needed.
We’d like to hear what your club is doing to develop and mentor the OHV leaders and volunteers of tomorrow who will be needed to carry on your work. Send us a note on the projects, programs and unique ideas your club uses to get kids, teens and young adults involved in your OHV club or organization. We’ll share them in this newsletter. Email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Two teenagers lay on the ground, motionless, near an ATV. A doctor kneels beside them as other kids gather around. A short distance away, a helicopter is standing by. The youths listen attentively as the doctor speaks to them...and instructs them on what to do if this had been an actual crash scene...read more