Shooting Sports

NRA Grant Funding Helped to Make Your Shooting Experience Better This Year.

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Written by Jason Pigg Wednesday, 27 August 2014 08:47

NRA Chapters in Kentucky provided thousands of dollars in grant funding in 2014 to the Dan Beard Council.  These funds provided for new Genesis Bows, ammunition, shotgun targets and many other beneficial program supplies.  These funds provided the Dan Beard Council with the ability to improve the program for our Scouts and offer a safe and enjoyable experience.

 

Please help us to extend our thanks.

 

Shooting Sports-Not just at Summer Camp

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For many Scouts, Summer Camp is their first experience shooting a BB gun or a rifle, or drawing back a bow and for many it can spark a life-long passion.  We understand that finding other oportunities to fuel that passion and develop your skills can be difficult and expensive.  For that reason, we offer many ways in which a Troop, Pack, Crew or individual Scout can come to camp year round and experience Shooting Sports. 

 

If you have questions about the Dan Beard Council shooting sports please call the Scout Achievement Center at 513-577-7700 and they will get you in touch with the proper person.

 
 

Range Rentals and Unit Shoots

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If you are a Scouting Unit looking for somewhere to hold your next shooting sports activity, then the ranges at the Dan Beard Scout Reservation may be the place for you. The ranges can be rented for a morning Session of 8AM until Noon or an afternoon session of 1PM until 5PM. We welcome Scouting, Non-Profit, and Corporate groups, and prices are always reasonable. Our Council Shooting Sports Committee provides Rangemasters, Instructors, and/or Range Safety Officers for your convenience on the 3rd weekend of every month.  The other weekends of the month are available for those units who already have trained adults to run the ranges.

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NRA Training Overview

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Written by Jason Pigg Tuesday, 07 August 2012 12:36

Do you enjoy Shooting Sports and want to help teach Scouts about the exciting opportunities and that come with competitive and recreational shooting?  Then you should consider becoming a NRA Instructor.  The Dan Beard Council puts on several instructor trainings for Scouters who want to become merit badge counselors or want to add Shooting Sports to their unit program.

NRA Training & Pricing

For Boy Scouting’s Adult Leaders

You must register three weeks before the class to reserve space. Also due to the classroom space the class size will be limited, so please register early. Must have a minimum of 6.

There is a pre-course assessment which includes a test.

Sign up at www.danbeard.org

Go to the Calendar and choose the date you wish to register for.

 

NRA Training Counselor

Tony Scovanner (513)-518-3212

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NRA Classes at Dan Beard Scout Reservation


NRA Basic Instructor Training – Cost Scouter $35.00   Non-Scouter $40.00

Must attend Basic Instructor Training w/in past 24 months to become an Instructor.

Location:

September 5, 2014                 5:00pm - 11:00pm                                     Program Bldg. at Camp Craig

September 26, 2014               5:00pm - 11:00pm                                     Program Bldg. at Camp Craig

October 3, 2014                     5:00pm - 11:00pm                                     Program Bldg. at Camp Craig

November 7, 2014                  5:00pm - 11:00pm                                     Program Bldg. at Camp Craig 

 

NRA Shotgun Instructor – Cost: Scouter $120.00, Non-Scouter $165.00 + NRA fees (2-Day Course)

September 6-7, 2014             8:00am - 3:00pm                                       Program Bldg. at Camp Craig/Shotgun Range

 

NRA Rifle Instructor – Cost: Scouter $110.00, Non-Scouter $155.00 + NRA fees (2-Day Course)

September 27-28 2014           8:00am - 3:00pm                                       Program Bldg. at Camp Craig/Rifle Range

 

NRA Muzzleloading Rifle Instructor - Cost: Scouter $110.00, Non-Scouter $155.00 + NRA fees

October 4-5, 2014                   8:00am - 3:00pm                                      Trading Post at Camp Friedlander /Rifle Range

 

NRA Pistol Instructor – Cost: Scouter $110.00, Non-Scouter $155.00 + NRA fees (2-Day Course)

November 8-9, 2014                8:00am - 3:00pm                                      Program Bldg. at Camp Craig/Rifle Range

 

NRA Range Safety Officer – Cost $50.00 + NRA fees ( 1-Day Course)

February 15, 2014                   8:00am - 6:00pm                                      Program Bldg. at Camp Craig

 

NRA Range Safety Officer - Cost $50 + NRA Fees (1 - Day Course)

November 15, 2014                 8:00am - 6:00pm                                      Program Bldg. at Camp Craig

Last Updated on Monday, 20 October 2014 21:56