4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
University of California
4-H Youth Development Program

Shooting Sports

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The California 4-H shooting sports program provides instruction in the safe handling of firearms and archery equipment while developing self-confidence and leadership abilities in 4-H participants.  As a youth development education program, 4-H shooting sports uses the skills and disciplines of shooting to assist young people and their leaders in attaining knowledge and developing essential life skills. The program follows a standardized format, lists program components, and identifies clearly intended learning outcomes. The complete California 4-H Shooting Sports Program Policies and Procedures can be found online here. Learn more at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Website. For more information, please see the Shooting Sports Advisory Committee.

Shooting Sports

CA 4-H Shooting Sports Rifle/Pistol Shooting Match - Facilitator Best Practice Guide

Interested in hosting a shooting sports match? The California Shooting Sports Match Guide is intended as a tool to help shooting sports leaders plan and facilitate an event.

California 4-H Statewide Postal Shooting

Workshops & Events

2015 National 4-H Shooting Sports Workshop

September 29 – October 3, 2015
Camp San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo County)

For those counties that want to strengthen their shooting sports programs or counties that want to start one, this is the event you need to attend. It is open to staff and volunteer leaders who are at least 21 years of age. This training allows the participants to become certified in one of six different disciplines: archery, hunting, muzzle loading, pistol, rifle, or shotgun. A coordinator course will also be offered for those who want to learn more about administering a county program.

Please note, this is not for leaders who are interested in running a project or summer camp program. This is for leaders who want to become instructors to strengthen the county and state programs. Successful completion of this course allows these participants to hold certification workshops.

Early bird registration is $195 per person. This fee includes all course material and meals and housing for the duration of the course! The course will end on the evening of October 2nd and participants can spend the night and depart on the morning of the 3rd after breakfast. Please download the participant information sheet it will answer many of your questions: 
National 4-H SS Participant Information
Application

Be sure to up for email updates by entering your name and email addresses at: http://ucanr.edu/maillists/joinlist.cfm?listnum=1926

You can also get updates by “liking” the California 4-H Shooting Sports Facebook page at:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/California-4-H-Shooting-Sports/359716147438695?hc_location=timeline

4-H Shooting Sports Workshop - Archery Discipline 

Winton, CA – Merced County
Class 1:  July 11 & 12, 2015
Class 2:  September 12 & 13, 2015th

If you have an interest in sharing your archery skills with youth, consider becoming a 4-H archery leader.  There will be two 4-H archery leader certification trainings offered in Merced County. The first class will be held Saturday, July 11th, 9 AM –4 PM, and Sunday, July 12th, 9 AM- 1pm. The second class will be held Saturday, September 12th, 9 AM –4 PM, and Sunday, September 13th, 9 AM- 1pm. Both classes will take place at the Safety First Shooting Association, River Oaks Range, 11584 Shaffer Rd, Winton, in Merced County.   This class is being hosted by Merced County 4-H.   You must become a 4-H leader or member and attend both days to receive certification to teach archery at the project, club and camp levels.   The course will include a PowerPoint lecture, review of equipment, practice shooting and teaching, and a written test.   The cost is $30 per person to include a resource binder, with Saturday and Sunday light breakfast refreshment’s.  

Junior and teen leaders are invited but must attend with an adult or have a certified archery adult leader they will be helping back home. 

Driving directions to the range are at http://www.safetyfirstshooting.org/html/directions.html . Tent or Dry RV camping is an option.

To register, please complete and mail the “CA  4-H Shooting Sports Training Request and Registration Form” available at  http://www.ca4h.org/files/2123.pdf,  and an adult or youth 4-H medical release form and a $35 check payable to “Merced  County 4-H Council” and mail to UCCE, 2145 Wardrobe Ave, Merced, 95341.  Registration is due Friday, June 26th, and space is limited to 25 attendees.   For more information call Darlene McIntyre at 209-385-7418or email her at dlmcintyre@ucanr.edu.  

4-H Shooting Sports Workshop - Rifle Discipline

Winton, CA – Merced County
Class 1:  August 8 & 9, 2015
Class 2:  October 10 & 11, 2015

If you have an interest in sharing your shooting skills with youth, consider becoming a 4-H shooting sports leader.  There will be a two 4-H rifle leader certification trainings offered in Merced County. The first class will be held Saturday, August 8th, 9 AM –4 PM, and Sunday, August 9th, 9 AM- 1pm. The second class will be held Saturday, October 10th, 9 AM –4 PM, and Sunday, October 11th, 9 AM- 1pm. Both classes will be held at the Safety First Shooting Association, River Oaks Range, 11584 Shaffer Rd, Winton, in Merced County.   This class is being hosted by Merced County 4-H.   You must become a 4-H leader or member and attend both days to receive certification to teach rifle at the project, club and camp levels.   The course will include a PowerPoint lecture, review of equipment, practice shooting and teaching, and a written test.   The cost is $35 per person to include a resource binder, with Saturday and Sunday lite breakfast refreshment’s.  

Junior and teen leaders are invited but must attend with an adult or have a certified archery adult leader they will be helping back home. 

Driving directions to the range are at http://www.safetyfirstshooting.org/html/directions.html . Tent or Dry RV camping is an option.

To register, please complete and mail the “CA  4-H Shooting Sports Training Request and Registration Form” available at  http://www.ca4h.org/files/2123.pdf,  and an adult or youth 4-H medical release form and a $35 check payable to “Merced  County 4-H Council” and mail to UCCE, 2145 Wardrobe Ave, Merced, 95341.  Space is limited to 20 attendees.   For more information call Darlene McIntyre at 209-385-7418or email her at dlmcintyre@ucanr.edu.  

Resources

2014 State 4-H Leader Meeting 242

2014 State 4-H Leader Meeting 056

 

 

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