4-H Shooting Sports Club programs

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Weekly on Tuesday at 6:30 PM until 8:30 PM from January 6, 2015 until March 10, 2015

Weekly on Wednesday at 6:30 PM until 8:30 PM from January 14, 2015 until March 18, 2015

Location: Allen County Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Ave.

Phone: 260-481-6826

Event Description

November 19, 2014 Updated Nov 19, 2014 at 11:18 AM EST

Air Rifle Program

The 4-H Shooting Sports Air Rifle program will begin January 6, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hoagland Pavilion, Hoagland, Indiana. Enrollment in this discipline is limited to 12 participants. This program is sponsored by Allen County 4‑H Clubs, Inc., and is open to youth in grades 3-12. The cost of the program is $40.00. Equipment will be provided. If you are interested, you must call 481-6826 or visit www.extension.purdue.edu/allen to download a registration form. Fee and registration must be returned to secure a spot in the class. Payment and registration due by December 30, 2014 with enrollment in the program on a first come first paid basis.
Participants will meet ten times from January 6- March 10, 2015. Classes will be held from 6:30 –8:30 p.m., on two 1 hour shifts.

.22 Rifle Program

The 4-H Shooting Sports .22 Rifle program will begin January 14, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at Concordia Lutheran High School, 1601 St Joe River Drive, Fort Wayne, IN. All meetings will be held at Concordia High School Shooting Range, Concordia Lutheran High School. Enrollment in this discipline is limited to 30 participants with a minimum of 15 participants. This program is sponsored by Allen County 4‑H Clubs, Inc., and is open to youth in grades 4-12. The cost of the program is $50.00. Equipment will be provided. If you are interested, you must call 481-6826 or visit www.extension.purdue.edu/allen to download a registration form. Fee and registration must be returned to secure a spot in the class. Payment and registration due by January 2, 2015 with enrollment in the program on a first come first paid basis.
Classes will be held on 10 consecutive Wednesday evenings from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. January 14 – March 18, 2015.

Both programs teach safe handling of firearms, proper use of equipment, shooting techniques and ethics of good shooters. Instructors are certified through the Indiana 4‑H Shooting Sports Program of Purdue University and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. For more information please call Barb Thuma, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth, Allen County Extension Office at 481-6826.




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