On Thursday, June 25, from 3:30-7:30 p.m. the University of Minnesota Crookston's Office of Outreach & Engagement is teaming up with the Crookston Gun Club for an open house as a part of R3 Outdoors. This is a free event for the public to learn more about the services and activities available at the Crookston Gun Club. Trap shooting will take place from 3:30-7:30 p.m., sporting clays from 3:30-6:30 p.m., rifle and pistol from 6:30p.m. - 7:30p.m. and archery from 3:30-7:30 p.m.

There will be live demonstrations of all activities as well as a free lunch (while supplies last). Registration is recommended at www.umcr3outdoors.com/events.

R3 Outdoors is an effort sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources through programs that aim to address concerns over declines in hunting and angling participation. 

The Crookston Gun Club is located on highway #75, two miles North of the University of Minnesota Crookston campus, turn left and  then another 1/4 mile on the left.

About UMN Crookston

One of five campuses in the University of Minnesota System, the University of Minnesota Crookston cultivates curiosity by engaging students in hands-on learning connecting theory to practice. As the experienced leader in delivering education online, the Crookston campus offers a distinctive learning environment providing personal attention and mentorship to develop leaders, lifelong learners, and engaged citizens. Visit Crookston at umcrookston.edu 

About UMN

The University of Minnesota System, with campuses in Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester, and the Twin Cities, is driven by a singular vision of excellence. We are proud of our land-grant mission of world-class education, groundbreaking research, and community-engaged outreach, and we are unified in our drive to serve Minnesota. Learn more at system.umn.edu

Story Contact: Shawn Smith