The Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild, located in the heart of downeast Carteret County, one of America’s most storied and historic waterfowling areas, strives to perpetuate the art of decoy carving through various educational programs for adults and youths. To continue this mission, the Core Sound Decoy Carves Guild is offering partial scholarships 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, 2019! The children selected will receive a 50% scholarship to attend the camp, with parents responsible for the remaining tuition (Total tuition is $495, Guild pays $247.50 and parents are responsible for remaining $247.50).

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 complete the form following the link at the right and return to the address below: Camp Canvasback

Please send completed forms to the address below by May 1st:

Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild

276 River Oaks Drive

Stella, NC 28582