Bass Pro Shops Hosts Second Annual JAKES Event
COLUMBIA - Bass Pro Shops partnered with the National Wild Turkey Federation today to teach kids safe hunting.
The second annual JAKES Event attracted more than 50 kids to learn how to shoot guns and practice archery.
Juniors Acquiring Knowledge and Ethics, or JAKES, encourages kids to experience hunting in a controlled environment.
"Juniors Acquiring Knowledge and Ethics is what we're all about," NWTF Regional Director Mike Allen said. "We want kids to hunt, and we want them to do so safely and ethically."
The JAKES event is open to all shooting levels because NWTF says the goal is to give kids a true shooting experience.
Allen said he hopes to grow this event in the future.