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4-H Shooting Sports

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Shooting Sports is a great way to engage the active learner who enjoys hands-on experiences. Participants can choose from several disciplines including Archery, BB, Air Rifle, and Air Pistol. These programs teach valuable life skills like safety, responsibility, personal discipline, teamwork and sportsmanship while developing technical skills and in-depth knowledge. Each project varies in length and commitment depending on the engagement level of the student. Instruction and curriculum provides a framework of knowledge and skills for a lifetime of participation in recreation, hobbies, and careers related to shooting sports and wildlife. Participants do not have to own equipment to participate. $100 to join, 4th-12th grade.

Disciplines

Participants learn the basic concepts of the discipline of archery including terminology and specific safety principles associated with this activity from experienced, trained and certified adult coaches. Instruction is composed of class learning, experiential engagement and healthy competition.

Participants learn the discipline of B.B. including terminology and specific safety principles associated with this activity from experienced, trained and certified adult coaches. Instruction is composed of class learning, experiential engagement and healthy competition.

Participants learn the discipline of air rifle including terminology and specific safety principles associated with this activity from experienced, trained and certified adult coaches. Instruction is composed of class learning, experiential engagement and healthy competition.

Participants learn the discipline of air pistol including terminology and specific safety principles associated with this activity from experienced, trained and certified adult coaches. Instruction is composed of class learning, experiential engagement and healthy competition.

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Doug Berny

Doug Berny

Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development

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