California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Youth in the Outdoors logo with duck

Youth in the Outdoors is a partnership to facilitate the conservation, enhancement, and restoration of our fish and wildlife and habitats through the education and participation of our youth in California's outdoor heritage. Look for youth-friendly outdoor opportunities on the YO Calendar.
For more information call (916) 322-8933 or email

Youth Hunting Opportunities

Apply online for CDFW Special Hunts.
You will need your “GO” ID number (found on your hunting license) to apply. Minors must have an adult submit their application.


Statewide Events* (includes non-CDFW events)

* CDFW does not accept any liability or responsibility for activities or programs that are not CDFW-operated.

YO! Sponsors