Youth Sportsmen's Day will be Oct. 24 on Fort Benning

Fort Benning's Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation and the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit will host a Youth Sportsmen's Day on post for children ages 5-16 on Friday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The event, which is scheduled to take place at the Hook Range Complex on Fort Benning, is designed to introduce youth to outdoor activities like archery, fishing, trapping and game calling as well as firearm safety.

It's free and open to the public and lunch will be provided.

To register or for more information call 706-545-9636 or go online to www.ussportsmen.org/trailblazer/fortbenning. Registration is required.