Youth Program             

Martin J. StreefHanscome Outdoor Adventures, in concert with the Martin J. Streef Memorial Fund, is providing opportunity for young hunting enthusiasts, those who might not otherwise have the chance, to experience the full upland game adventure. Martin J. Streef, an expert in agriculture and a personal friend of Ralph Hanscome, was stricken by cancer. In support of Martinís love for the outdoors and his enthusiasm for the sport of hunting, a Memorial Fund was established by Ralph Hanscome, in memory of his departed friend. Support from donations made to this fund and from Hanscome Outdoor Adventures Ltd. will be used to create the opportunity for successful youth candidate.

The adventure will include transportation to and from Hanscome Outdoor Adventures' Limestone Lodge located in Perth Andover, NB., meals, accommodation, guides, dogs, safety instruction, guns and ammunition. All a successful candidate has to do is pack some clothes and get ready for a world class hunting experience.

To be an eligible candidate, one has to be between the ages of 13 and 18, and reside in Ontario or any province east.  All recipients must have parental consent and have attended a hunter safety course.

There are two ways to become a candidate: 2008 Gun Salute Memorial

First method is for an individual to complete the

online application or directly submit a written application to:

1 London Street
Perth Andover, NB  E7H 4K4

The applicant should outline two things:

  1. His/her experience to date with hunting and recreational shooting
  2. Equally important, why he/she feels that this type of hunting experience might not otherwise be a possible.

Enthusiastic Young Hunter The second Method is for an individual to nominate a candidate by submitting a
written or online application.The nomination must be supported with the same type
of information about the potential candidate.

All applications/nominations must be received by next Sept. 1/2010. At this time, a selection committee will set to work to choose the eligible candidates. Those chosen will be contacted over the summer months to arrange their visit to Hanscome Outdoor Adventures Ltd. on a weekend in the fall.

The selection committee has kindly donated their time and consists of four members:

Nancy Hanscome
1 London Street
Perth Andover, NB  E7H 4K4
Allen Goodine
4008 Rt. 130
Aroostook, NB E7H 1B6
Stuart Bradshaw
Princeton, Ontario
Norman MaWhinney
69 Cheryl Court
Riverview, NB  E1B 4C5

Youth Program Selection Committee
2009 Selection Committee