Youths ages 11-16 and women are eligible to apply for the hunt, and previous hunting experience isn’t required. Some shotguns and ammunition can be provided for those without equipment, and there are 40 spots available.
Hunters must apply no later than Nov. 30 by calling the Glen Elder Area Office at (785) 545-3345 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Past celebrity/hero mentors at the event include former professional athletes, television personalities and military personnel.
For more information or to serve as a mentor, contact Chris Lecuyer at (785) 545-3345.