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Vision Statement

We as Troop 84 see ourselves in the future driving attendance and therefore advancement by organizing and clearly communicating fun events and activities including service projects.

Big Walnut Conservation Club :: Intro to Rifle - 1. Classroom 2. Range

Date: 
Sat. 05/08/21 09:00am to 01:30pm
Type of Event: 
Non-Troop Activity
Unit Calendar: 

Description/Notes

 ***THIS IS AN EXTRA EVENT THAT SCOUTS AND PARENTS MAY ATTEND ON THEIR OWN. THIS IS NOT A TROOP ORGANIZED EVENT***

Registration Link:: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0d4ea9ac23a1fc1-intro

Part 1: classroom - required for all

9am to 10am: BSA approved youth rifle merit badge; scouts and non-scouts welcome - youth & adults

Part 2: ***signup for shooting/range time additionally***

(Scouts for rifle MB- read all the way to the end for pre-work)

Introduction to rifle shooting using 22 caliber for youth age 11-17 and adults. This event is for shooters or non-shooters who are interested or curious. There is no cost for the event, 22 ammo and targets will be supplied. Rifles will be supplied. Safety equipment for eye and hearing protection will be available; you are welcome to bring your own. *During COVID, a mask is considered required safety equipment and will be provided if needed.* Each time slot will consist of a classroom-style safety course, classroom intro to rifle basic operations and instruction on how a 22 caliber rifle is shot, followed by actually shooting the 22 rifle, attempting to obtain 3 shots covered by a quarter at 50 feet. If you are a BSA member, this will provide you with most if not all of your rifle merit badge.

Adult mentor to remain on site. Certified rifle instructor, chief range safety officer and range safety officer present at all times. BSA rifle merit badge counselor available present at all times.

Please review the available slots below and click on the button to sign up. Thank you!

******* Scouts only for rifle MB: to complete your rifle merit badge same day:***********

     1.  Review the requirements and complete the written packet prior to 10/31.

          Requirements: https://www.boyscouttrail.com/boy-scouts/meritbadges/rifle-shooting-merit-badge.asp

          Worksheets to print/complete: http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Rifle-Shooting.pdf

     2.  Attend class 9am to 10am

     3.  Complete range and shooting requirement