COFA believes in passing to the next generations our values, skills, and outdoor pastimes. A Turkey Shoot (targets only, no live birds involved) is a great way to do all three at the same time.


Kids ages 8-15 will have an opportunity to use a B.B. gun on paper targets to win great prizes, including a frozen turkey (must be present to win). Other activities include a climbing wall, archery, outdoor education experiences, leather craft making and more!!

For questions or directions please call Mike at 303-880-9878, or Leslie at 303-909-3707, See map below for directions to Colorado Adventure Point.


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COFA On Local Media

Mandy Connell from KOA "THE KID'S TURKEY SHOOT IS UNDER ATTACK! I love the COFA Kid's Turkey Shoot. First, it's BB guns, which are awesome, and the 'turkeys' the kids shoot are paper targets. So what's the problem? I've got the usual suspects on today for our annual interview."

Listen to Mike and Scott talk with Mandy Connell on KOA

Listen to Mike and George talk about the Kid's Turkey Shoot on KPOF


The history of the COFA Kids' Free Paper Turkey Shoot

While watching a movie based on the life story of Sergeant Alvin York, a World War 1 congressional medal (CMH) honor winner, there was a part in the movie where Alvin was in a turkey shoot as a young man. The turkey shoot took place in the hills of Tennessee. Several COFA members have seen this movie and we thought it looked like a great event for our kids. COFA's free Kids' Turkey Shoot is for boys and girls from 8 to 15 years of age. We at COFA want an event that is fun for kids and a learning experience for them as well.


How it Works




The kids will shoot a designated amount of BB's at paper turkey targets to see if they can win a frozen turkey. The scorers will add up total amount of hits near bullseye to determine the winner. Boys and girls are put into age brackets (8-9, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15). COFA provides the BB guns so everyone has a fair chance at shooting. We don't allow personal BB guns...just COFA's!




Why We Do It

One of the purposes of the Kids' Turkey Shoot is to get them involved in the outdoors and away from sitting on the couch playing with their electronics. Our kids today, for the most part, have no clue how much fun it can be doing fun things in the outdoors. That's what COFA does so well, it helps families and individuals connect with each while doing activities like camping, fishing, ATVing, hunting, hiking, biking, etc. Through COFA's events like the Kids' Turkey Shoot, fathers and sons reconnect and build their relationship with each other. Same with mothers and daughters...they reconnect as well. COFA's ministry is to get families to develop healthy bonds through outdoor events.

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Location of COFA's Free Kids' Turkey Shoot: Colorado Adventure Point 10455 W 6th Ave. #150 Lakewood, CO 80215.

Leather Crafts There will be a Rock Climbing Wall for the kids.Archery



There will be a concession stand with plenty of food and beverages.
Visit the sponsor's tables and meet some great people!


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November 9th, 2024 from  9:00 AM to  1:00 PM
10455 W 6TH AVE
STE 150
LAKEWOOD, CO 80215-5784
United States
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Phone: 303-909-3707
Phone: 303-880-9878