MECHANICSBURG

4-H

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SHOOTING SPORTS

 

INTERESTED IN MAKING NEW FRIENDS,

SHOOTING SAFETY, HISTORY, MARKSMANSHIP?

 

OUR 4-H SHOOTING SPORTS CLUB....

  • Is made up of five or more young people ages 10 to 18 and trained adults.

  • Meets every Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. at Mechanicsburg Sportsmen’s Association with occasional breaks during the year.

  • Has meetings that consist of supervised shooting and a short program.

  • Is taught by adult volunteers who have learned techniques necessary to teach youngsters the basic fundamentals of shooting.  Volunteers are NRA-Certified Instructors and Range Safety Officers.

 

AT CLUB MEETINGS, 4-H'ERS...

  • Practice safety techniques   and response to Range Commands

  • Learn basic shooting fundamentals

  • Clean and maintain firearms and equipment

  • Learn about eye and ear protection

  • Develop shooting skills

  • Develop leadership skills

  • Learn record-keeping

  • Earn NRA First Steps and Basic Rifle Certifications

 

WHY SHOOTING SPORTS?

About two-thirds of the homes in the U.S. have firearms.  Exposure to safe and responsible handling is vital to preventing accidents in or out of the home. Shooting is the second most popular international sport behind track and field. 

 

WE BELIEVE…

--Human growth and development is the primary goal of the 4-H Shooting Sports program.

--Shooting Sports provides outstanding growth & development opportunities.

--Introducing safe and responsible use of firearms opens a life-long recreation.

 

CAN PARENTS BE INVOLVED?

YES! 4-H is family oriented and parents are encouraged to come to the meetings. They may act as Range Safety Officers, Assistant Instructors, or Club Leaders.

 

PROGRAM GOALS:

  1. To teach safe and responsible use of firearms including sound decision-making, self-discipline and concentration.

  2. To enhance development of participant's self-concept, character and personal growth through safe, educational and socially acceptable involvement in a shooting activity.

  3. To promote the highest standards of safety, sportsmanship, and ethical behavior.

  4. To strengthen families through life-long recreational activities.

 

SHOOTING SPORTS INCLUDE:

  • Muzzle Loading

  • Air Pistol

  • Air Rifle

  • .22 Rifle

  • Shotgun

  • And much more!

 

PARTICIPANTS GAIN:

  • Lifetime sports

  • Useful knowledge & skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Safe habits & respect for others

  • Self-discipline & self esteem

  • Personal responsibility

  • Confidence, concentration & poise

  • Opportunities to set & achieve goals

  • Sportsmanship

  • Reasoning skills

  • Ethical standards

  • Friendship

  • Opportunities to compete in matches

  • Opportunities to earn awards

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Ronald J. Keslar

Organizational Leader

47 Barrens Church Road

Dillsburg, PA 17019

717-432-9039

rjkeslar@aol.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 - H Shooting Sports

MECHANICSBURG SPORTSMEN’S ASSOCIATION IS A PRIVATE FACILITY LIMITED TO MEMBERS ONLY & GUESTS OF CURRENT MEMBERS WITH A PAID GUEST PASS.    (EXCEPT FOR EVENTS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)

MEMBERSHIP CARDS MUST BE DISPLAYED WHILE ON CLUB GROUNDS!





OTHER THAN DURING OPEN EVENTS, MEMBERS WHO BRING NON-MEMBERS ONTO THE GROUNDS TO USE THE FACILITIES WITHOUT A GUEST PASS ARE SUBJECT TO A SUSPENSION OF CLUB MEMBERSHIP.

 

 

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