Shooting Instructor Training Opportunities

Posted: January 18, 2014 in Adult Training, Boy Scouting, Venturing

Rifle and shotgun shooting opportunities for Boy Scouts are not limited to BSA summer camp. Troops are eligible to rent council shooting facilities and use certain rifles and shotguns if they can also provide a range-certified instructors (rifle and/or shotgun) and a separate range safety officer. The National Rifle Association offers local courses which can leader to NRA certification for any of these three roles and also meet BSA range safety requirements.

Upcoming training opportunities include:
Range Safety Officer – 2/1/14 – Mid Ohio Firearms Training Academy in Columbus – $75 for BSA leaders
Rifle Instructor – 2/15/14 – Camp Lazarus in Delaware – $200
Rifle Instructor – 5/17/14 – Camp Lazarus in Delaware – $200

If you are affiliated with a Venture Crew and would like to offer pistol shooting:
Pistol Instructor – 2/22/14 – Mid Ohio Firearms Training Academy in Columbus – $100
Pistol Instructor – 4/12/14 – Mid Ohio Firearms Training Academy in Columbus – $100

A link to find NRA instructor training offered in a format searchable via Zip Codes may be found at: http://www.nrainstructors.org/searchcourse.aspx

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