Shooting Sports Regional Training

Jan. 18 & 19, 2020
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Northland Sportsmen's Club
1592 Old Alba Rd.
Gaylord, MI 49734

Who:

Adult and teen 4-H volunteers who have been approved by their county MSU Extension 4-H Staff person to work with 4-H Shooting Sports Programs and who have at least a basic working knowledge of and experience in the discipline in which they wish to participate. Teens must be at least 14 years old as of Jan. 1, 2020. 

What:

Learn about MI 4-H shooting sports mission and policy, risk management and safety, discipline specific equipment (archery) use and care, how to teach shooting fundamentals to youth, range set-up, and more.

Objectives:

The 4-H Shooting Sports Adult & Teen Instructors Certification Workshop provides leaders an opportunity to:

  • Develop and improve skills in teaching shooting sports activities to youth
  • Work toward certification to become a Michigan 4-H Shooting Sports certified instructor in a variety of shooting disciplines
  • Learn how to develop, expand, and maintain local 4-H Shooting Sports programs
  • Exchange ideas for local and State 4-H Shooting Sports programs with other leaders

Why:

All MI 4-H Shooting Sports Clubs must have instructors who have been certified through an official 4-H workshop in order to offer live-fire, on-range shooting and archery experiences to youth members.

Costs:

$40 per person (contact local MSU Extension/4-H Office to inquire about scholarship availability PRIOR to registration!)  Cancellations after Jan. 11, 2020 will be charged a $20 cancellation fee.

Accommodations

Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information contact Leigh Ann Theunick at Cheboygan County MSU Extension, 231-627-8861 or Kaelie Fessler, Presque Isle County MSU Extension, 989-734-2168 or Karie Saxton at Kalkaska County MSU Extension, 231-258-3320.