Shooting Sports Weekend

Scout at the rifle range

It’s the annual Shooting Sports Weekend! Our Shooting Sports Committee is hosting a weekend packed with shooting sports activities.

Fri-Sun, September 11-13, 2020

This event is for Scouts ages 11-17, age 10 if completed Webelos and joined a Scouts BSA troop. Some events like shotgun may have age or size restrictions which are up to the instructor. See age restrictions here.

Scouts will be grouped into patrols of 16 and rotate through the various stations. Experienced instructors will conduct safety briefings, supervise all activities, and provide expert instruction.

This is an amazing opportunity to experience a wide variety of shooting sports in a safe and fun outdoor environment. This event is limited to 128 Scouts so make sure you sign up early!

Who: Scouts BSA youth and adult leaders (Scouts have priority but adults can shoot too!)
Cost: $100 youth, $60 adult, $0 staff (staff must have proper certification and work one or both days)
Includes: All program materials, food, and camping
Time: Fri 5:00pm – Sun 12:00 noon (ranges will be open Sat 8am-6pm, Sun 9am-12pm)
Meals: Fri – cracker barrel, Sat – breakfast/lunch/dinner, and Sun – breakfast/lunch

Activities:

Archery, .22 Rifle, Tomahawk, Shotgun, Slingshot, Muzzleloading Rifle, Air Rifle, and Chalk Ball

Firearms Permission Form for Scouts and Venturers: Click to download permission form

NOTE: All participants MUST attend a mandatory safety briefing Friday night or they cannot participate at any of the program areas!

Registration

· Aug 14, 2019 – Registration opens for in-council units (limited to 10 youth/unit, contingent registration only, each unit must have 2 adults minimum who are not on staff. Adults from each unit will be expected to work one or more shifts in the kitchen.)
· Aug 28, 2019 – Registration continues, (unlimited, open to out-of-council units, first-come first-served, non-refundable)
· Sep 6, 2019 – Registration closes

Daily Schedule

Friday – September 13, 2019
17:00 – Check-in starts (Harkson Lodge)
18:30 – Dinner (Harkson Lodge)
19:30 – Mandatory safety briefing (Harkson Lodge)
21:00 – Cracker Barrel (Harkson Lodge)
22:00 – Lights Out

Saturday – September 14, 2019

06:30 – Reveille
07:00 – Breakfast (Harkson Lodge)
08:00 – Rotations (1-hour/station + 15 minutes to rotate)
11:30 – Lunch (Bag lunch, packed at breakfast)
12:00 – Rotations (1-hour/station + 15 minutes to rotate)
18:00 – Dinner (Harkson Lodge)
19:00 – Free Time
19:30 – Shooting Sports Expo (Harkson Lodge)
21:30 – Shooting Sports Expo Finishes
22:00 – Lights Out

Sunday – September 15, 2019
07:00 – Reveille
08:00 – Breakfast (Harkson Lodge)
09:00 – Program Areas Open (first-come, first-served)
12:00 – Lunch / Units Depart
14:00 – Staff Depart

Questions?

Please email Brent Browning or Mark Matthews with any questions.