An initiative for the future of hunting
A national effort of the National Shooting Sports Foundation


  • Since Families Afield launched in 2004, 35 states have changed laws and regulations to create additional hunting opportunities for youths.
  • Over 1 million new hunters! 35 states have passed legislation lowering barriers to hunting since Families Afield was launched in 2004. Thirty of those states are able to report current numbers of apprentice hunting licenses sold.

Families Afield
Over 1 Million Apprentice Licenses Sold!