Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild Camp Canvasback Essay Contest

Beaufort, NC Feb. 26, 2013 – The Core Sound Decoy Carves Guild is sponsoring an essay contest to help send 10 lucky kids between the ages of 10-17 to attend Camp Canvasback at the Eastern 4-H Center for the week of July 14 – 19, 2013!  The winners of the contest will receive a 50% scholarship to attend the camp, with parents responsible for the remaining tuition ($230).

Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild

Camp Canvasback is a wonderful summer program that encourages youth to conserve and pursue waterfowl traditions, ethics, and conservation. Through a partnership with the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission, girls and boys participate in activities that help them understand waterfowl biology, wetland ecology, hunting techniques, and other conservation practices. Skills taught include shotgun safety, shooting and firearm care, waterfowl identification, duck blind construction, GPS navigation, boat and water safety, and first aid. For more information on Camp Canvasback, please visit


Any child interested should prepare an essay of 500 words or less on why they would like to attend Camp Canvasback.


Please send typed entries to the address below by May 1st:


Raymond Earp

President, Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild

302 Copeland Road

Beaufort, NC 28516


For more information please visit, or you can also find the Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild on Facebook!