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NRA Shooting Basic Training for Rifle and Shotgun


NRA Shooting Basic Training for Rifle and Shotgun
Date/Time
Registration Begins
4/15/2022
Last Day To Register
5/21/2022
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This course is being offered by the Nevada Area Council, Boy Scouts of America.

This course is used to teach basic skills. It is also part of the courses needed in progression to being able to take a group of Scouts BSA youth out to shoot. For additional questions, please email shootingsports@nevadabsa.org. An additional weekend may be required and discussed with attendees. Location of the course will be sent to the attendees.

NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course

Short Description:

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting.

More Details:

This course is at least 14 hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; rifle parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest, prone, sitting, standing and kneeling positions; cleaning, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Rifle Shooting Student Examination, and receive a course completion certificate.

 

NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting Course

Short Description:

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for the safe and proper use of a shotgun in shooting a moving target.

More Details:

This course is at least ten-hours long and includes classroom and range time learning how to shoot shotguns at moving targets. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; shotgun parts and operation; shotgun shell components; shotgun shell malfunctions; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting at straight away and angled targets; cleaning; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Shotgun Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Shotgun Shooting Student Examination, and receive a course completion certificate.

Cost
$50.00 per Participant