Cenalta Youth Camp is running from July 9-14, 2023. Ages 12-15 yrs old eligible. Need DOB and or AB health care # and birth certificate info available.
Contact Vinny @ 403-347-3767 to register.
RDFG pays for $200 of the $400 registration fee for up to 8 Club youths that are current dependents of Adult members.


The Cenalta Youth Conservation Academy camp is for youth 12 to 15 years of age.

This is an educational camp to teach the Alberta Hunter Education Course and the Canadian Firearm’s Safety Courses, along with these courses the students are involved ( hands on ) with Archery, Water Safety (canoe), Small bore shooting, trap shooting, black powder demonstration and shooting, survival techniques, fire starting and First Aid etc.

The program was started 30 years ago by members of the Ponoka Fish and Game and the Red Deer Fish and Game. The camp has been held in various locations over the years, Pofianga (Ponoka), Burbank (Lacombe), Teepee Village, Breton, and now is situated on Chain lakes (east of Morningside).

Youth from the central area attend the camp. Some of the Central Alberta clubs subsidize the student’s tuition fee.

Cabins were built with volunteer labour, so the necessity of tents is no longer required.

Red Deer Fish and Game has been a driving force with the camp over the years. They have subsidized tuition since the onset and instructors from Red Deer have been involved with the camp every year. Various materials have been supplied to the camp, over the years, by our club.

For more information contact Vinny Chocholacek.

Mailing Address

Red Deer Fish and Game Association
PO Box 2, Red Deer, AB T4N 5E7
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