Ca­bela’s hosts week­end sem­i­nars in Jan­uary

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Ca­bela’s in Ham­burg hosts week­end sem­i­nars in Jan­uary.

The fol­low­ing held Jan. 7 and 8.

Ice Fish­ing at noon in the Fish­ing De­part­ment. Find out ex­actly what you need to get out and en­joy this great sport. From augers and ice shel­ters to rods and bait we will have ev­ery­thing you need plus ex­pert ad­vice from our Out­fit­ters.

Archery Chal­lenge at 1 p.m. in the Archery De­part­ment. Archery is a fun way to in­tro­duce a young per­son into the shoot­ing sports. This fun and en­gag­ing event is a fit for the whole fam­ily. Step off on the right foot with ex­pert in­struc­tion from our Out­fit­ters in the Archery De­part­ment.

Reload­ing 101 at 2 p.m. in the Reload­ing area of Hunt­ing De­part­ment. The will be long win­ter months are here and so is the time to learn how to reload your own ammo and at the same time save money and be set for the range. Join our ex­pert Out­fit­ters and learn what you will need to get started with this great hobby.

The fol­low­ing sem­i­nars will be held Jan. 14 and 15.

Com­pound/Tra­di­tional Bow Ba­sics will be held at noon both days in the Archery De­part­ment. With the in­creased pop­u­lar­ity of bows for hunt­ing, let our ex­perts pro­vide you some ba­sic in­for­ma­tion and op­tions to get you into the bow you won’t be dis­ap­pointed in.

An­i­mal ID with Out­fit­ter Tom will be at noon on Jan. 14. Out­fit­ter Tom will be at the moun­tain with his col­lec­tion of an­i­mal hides and wildlife ar­ti­facts. Visit with Tom and learn how to iden­tify dif­fer­ent an­i­mals from both their pelts as well as the tracks that they leave be­hind. A fun filled and ed­u­ca­tional sem­i­nar for the en­tire fam­ily. Tom will be lo­cated at the Con­ser­va­tion Moun­tain.

A Tent Pitch­ing Com­pe­ti­tion will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Jan. 15 in the Camp­ing De­part­ment. Stop in the Camp­ing De­part­ment and show your skills at pitch­ing a tent. This will be a timed based event with the fol­low­ing cat­e­gories: One Per­son Pitch, Two Per­son Pitch, Group Pitch. Prizes will be awarded for the fastest team of a prop­erly pitched tent in each cat­e­gory. Judg­ing and tim­ing will be per­formed by Ca­bela’s Camp­ing Out­fit­ters. Be sure not to miss this ex­cit­ing and fun filled event.

The fol­low­ing sem­i­nars will be held Jan. 21 and 22.

A Ba­sic Sur­vival Needs in the Out­doors Sem­i­nar will be held both days noon to 2 p.m. in the front con­fer­ence room. Dan Wowak from the His­tory Chan­nel ALONE SEA­SON 3 will be the pre­sen­ter. Dan’s love for the out­doors be­gan as a small child, when his grand­fa­ther took him hik­ing and fish­ing in ru­ral Penn­syl­va­nia. That pas­sion con­tin­ued to grow and led to count­less days spent hunt­ing, trap­ping, camp­ing and do­ing any­thing else that al­lowed him time in the woods. Learn from Dan the items you will need for ba­sic sur­vival in the out­doors.

An Ice Fish­ing Sem­i­nar will be held both days at 1 p.m. in the Fish­ing De­part­ment. Win­ter is here and the weather is cold which equals ice on the lakes and rivers and a great time to go ice fish­ing. Stop in the Fish­ing De­part­ment this week­end and find out ex­actly what you need to get out and en­joy this great sport. From augers and ice shel­ters to rods and bait we will have ev­ery­thing you need plus ex­pert ad­vice from our out­fit­ters.

A Kids’ Scavenger Hunt will be held noon to 2 p.m. on Jan. 22 start­ing in the lobby of the store and held within the store. Kids up to the age of 12 years old can have a fun time and ed­u­ca­tional ex­pe­ri­ence lo­cat­ing the an­i­mals and fish within the dif­fer­ent de­part­ments. Cor­rectly lo­cate all of the an­i­mals and fish to win a prize.

A Hun­ters Fight­ing Hunger Sem­i­nar will be held on Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the front of the store. Join Roger Mal­lon, out­doors writer with the Read­ing Ea­gle, as he part­ners with the Berks County Hun­ters Fight­ing Hunger. They will be set up in front of the store col­lect­ing food and other do­na­tions for the Read­ing Sal­va­tion Army. Make a do­na­tion to re­ceive a store coupon to Ca­bela’s.

A nine-week Fly Ty­ing Course from 6 to 8 p.m. will be held in the Up­stairs Con­fer­ence Room start­ing Wed­nes­day, Feb. 1. The first meet­ing will be an in­tro­duc­tory class in fly fish­ing tech­niques and equip­ment and fly ty­ing tools and ma­te­ri­als. The fol­low­ing seven weeks will be hands-on fly ty­ing ex­pe­ri­ence. And the fi­nal class will be a field trip to a lo­cal stream to study the aquatic in­ver­te­brates as­so­ci­ated with the food that fish feed upon and why we tie flies to im­i­tate them. The class will be taught by Out­fit­ter Tom Coe who is our res­i­dent ex­pert on this topic. Please note that class size will be lim­ited to 15 and pre-regis­tra­tion will be re­quired. There is no fee for this class. Stu­dents will be re­spon­si­ble for all ma­te­ri­als which will be needed for the class. Please con­tact Ron Leh at 610-9297089 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion and a full course list­ing.

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