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Shooting Sports

4-H Shooting Sports is a unique 4-H project. All Shooting Sports projects are led by certified 4-H Shooting Sports Volunteer Leaders. In this project, there are seven disciplines to choose from: Archery, Air Rifle, Air Pistol, Shotgun, Black Powder Muzzleloading, .22 Rifle and Outdoor Skills. In each of these disciplines, you will learn about the importance of safety concerning that discipline, appropriate gear, and how to become proficient in that discipline.

Archery
Jr./Int./Sr.
Air Rifle
Jr./Int./Sr.

This unit is for members 8-18 years old.

Members will accomplish the following learning experiences:

  • Care for and safety of archery equipment.
  • Demonstrate safe use of archery bow through practice, talks, demonstrations and exhibits.
  • Demonstrate skills in archery through local, district and state events.
  • Explore other project areas in relation to archery, such as wildlife, woodworking, cooking, sewing and careers.

This unit is for members 8-18 years old.

Members will accomplish the following learning experiences:

  • Care for and safety of Air Rifle equipment.
  • Demonstrate safe use of the air rifle through practice, talks, demonstrations, and exhibits.
  • Demonstrate skills in air rifle through local, district and state events.
  • Explore other project areas in relation to air rifle, such as wildlife, woodworking, cooking, sewing and careers.

Air Pistol
Jr./Int./Sr.
.22 Rifle
Jr./Int./Sr.

This unit is for members 8-18 years old.

Members will accomplish the following learning experiences:

  • Care for and safety of Air Pistol equipment.
  • Demonstrate safe use of the air pistol through practice, talks, demonstrations and exhibits.
  • Demonstrate skills in air pistol through local, district and state events.
  • Explore other project areas in relation to air pistol such as wildlife, woodworking, etc.

This unit is for members 8-18 years old.

Members will accomplish the following learning experiences:

  • Care for and safety of .22 Rifle equipment.
  • Demonstrate safe use of .22 Rifle through practice, talks, demonstrations and exhibits.
  • Demonstrate skills in .22 Rifle through local, district, and state events.
  • Explore other project areas in relation to .22 Rifle such as wildlife, woodworking, cooking, sewing and careers.

.22 Pistol
FOR INTERMEDIATE AND SENIOR MEMBERS ONLY

Black Powder ( Muzzleloading)
Jr./Int./Sr

This unit is for members 14-18 years old.

This unit is for members 8-18 years old.

Members will accomplish the following learning experiences:

  • Care for and safety of Black Powder equipment.
  • Demonstrate safe use of Black Powder through practice, talks, demonstrations and exhibits.
  • Demonstrate skills in Black Powder through local, district and state events.
  • Explore other project areas in relation to Black Powder such as wildlife, woodworking, etc.

This unit is for members 11-13 years old if they meet the following requirement:

  • Must be enrolled as an intermediate (11-13) with at least 1 year of Air Pistol experience.

Members will accomplish the following learning experiences:

  • Care for and safety of .22 pistol equipment
  • Demonstrate safe use of .22 Pistol through practice, talks, demonstrations and exhibits
  • Demonstrate skills in .22 Pistol through local, district and state events
  • Explore other project areas in relations to .22 Pistol such as wildlife, cooking and working

Shotgun
Jr./Int./Sr.

This unit is for members 8-18 years old.

Members will accomplish the following learning experiences:

  • Care for and safety of Shotgun equipment.
  • Demonstrate safe use of Shotgun through practice, talks, demonstrations and exhibits.
  • Demonstrate skills in Shotgun through local, district and state events.
  • Explore other project areas in relation to Shotgun.