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CHTB - Shooting Sports Saturdays

Face coverings are required for all staff and shooters until otherwise noted.

Open to Scouts BSA Troops & Venture Crews and Adults

• Organized by the Tecumseh Council Shooting Sports Committee

NO PRE-REGISTRATION NEEDED, JUST SHOW UP AT THE RANGE WITH Range Fees, A PARENT OR TROOP/POST/VENTURE CREW, BRING YOUR OWN “OK TO START” BLUE CARD IF WORKING ON COMPLETING THE RIFLE/SHOTGUN/ARCHERY BADGE - a Roster of your unit that is Shooting that day is appreciated.

Archery • Shotgun • Rifle Ranges will be staffed with NRA Certified Instructors/RSOs/USAA Archery Instructors during all sessions

Where: Camp Hugh Taylor Birch Ranges (All fees collected at the Rifle Range—see lead RSO)

Cost:  A Wrist Band is $3 per shooter per session for access to the Archery, Rifle or Shotgun Range

  • Wrist Bands and Ammo tickets -  purchased at the Shooting Range (cash or check, no credit cards)
  • To receive a wrist band you will receive a BASIC safety range briefing
    • Morning AM Session from 9 am to noon
    • Afternoon PM Session from 1 to 4 pm
    • Evening EVE Session from 6 to 9 pm (Solar Lighted Rifle Range—ONLY)
  • No Ammo ticket needed for arrows at Archery Range
  • Shooting access to all 3 Ranges for EACH session purchased
  • Ammo/Ticket Cost:
    • Shotgun - $5 (12 shots of 20 gauge)
    • Rifle/Pistol* - $5 (50 shots) - *To shoot Pistol must be A Venture Scout & complete a Pistol course
    • Muzzle Loader - $5 (5 shots) - Requires a NRA-NMLRA Muzzle Loader instructor (staff as needed)
    • NO REFUNDS on lost or unused ammo tickets or wrist bands
    • Ammo tickets - presented to each NRA Range Safety Officer (RSO)

For Example

Scout A purchases a morning (AM) Wrist Band and wants to shoot archery - Total cost is $3.

Scouts B purchases an Afternoon (PM) Wrist Band, and shoots #50 shots of .22 Rifle, and #15 shots of Shotgun, and spends the rest of the Afternoon session on the Archery Range - Total cost is $3 + $5 + $5 = $13

Morning or Afternoon Wrist Bands and Ammo tickets -  purchased at the Shooting Range (cash or check, no credit cards)

20 Minute rotation at Archery & Rifle Range, or as needed. (Shot count will be recorded)

Units can bring their own ammunition (to be approved by the Range RSO).

2021 Dates

  • March 20, 2021
  • May 8, 2021
  • August 14, 2021
  • September 16, 2021

2022 Dates - To be confirmed in the Calendar planning

  • March19th
  • May 21st
  • August 13th
  • September 17th

 

Other Information

  • Range Capacity (per rotation): Archery 8, Rifle 8, Shotgun 1
  • If you are not a CHTB registered weekend camper, Please stop by the Camp Office before walking back to participate.

             This includes ALL non-shooters accompanying shooters, no exceptions.

  • Instructors are Archery/Rifle/Shotgun Merit Badges Counselors - Scouts must present Blue Cards and let the Instructor know you need an appropriate target for recording purposes (Shooting Qualifier Rifle).
  • No personal firearms (Bows, Rifles or Shotguns) will be permitted to be carried back to the ranges. Arrangements can be made for Lead RSO to transport your firearms at the beginning/lunch/end of day. Contact DG Adams.
  • Weather Cancellation policy: if temps are < 40 degrees or heavy rain/thunderstorms

Questions?

For more information please contact DG Adams, [Click for member's page] 937-206-1799


COWBOY ACTION SHOOTING - Mondays during Summer Camp Week 1 -> 3

Look for 2021 & 2022 (TBA) Scheduled Events

Cowboy Action includes -

  • "two Shotgun shells at Clay targets
  • Six 22LR shots with a Lever Action Rifle at a resetting STEEL target
  • And twelve 22LR shots from a single shot revolver pistol at STEEL targets.

* Recognition - Bandanna (and eventually "Deputy Patches when available")

  • Age Requirement for CowBoy Action:
  • Scouts BSA and Venture  Scouts who are over the age of 14, or are 13 and have completed the eighth grade, may participate in this activity.
  • All youth participants are required to have written permission from their parent or guardian before they can take part in the program. We will have blank forms at the Range.
  • CowBoyActionPermissionSlip.pdf

RIFLE RANGE SHOOTING BENCH CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

  • The Shooting Sports Committee are looking for Units/Individuals who would like to Sponsor/build new "T-Shaped" benches for our Rifle Range.
  • The bench and plans the Shooting Sports Committee has adopted support both Left and Right Handed Shooters for an optimal shooting position. The addition of wheels/handle (not in the plans) make them mobile to be moved downrange or rearranged on the concrete floor as needed.
  • A "Tribute/Memorial plaque" can be attached on the rear of the bench - 6"x6", if desired.
  • Contact Tecumseh Shooting Sports Chair - DG Adams, 937-206-1799 for Pre-Approval
  • At the moment the Proto-ty Bench was been built by D.G., two more benches were built by Troop 6 (painted), two more benches were approved and are being built by Troop 914 (March 29/19 delivery), which  leaves 4 more to be scheduled to be built.

Shooting Bench Plans - Please use treated wood after getting unit build scheduled.

Prototype bench model below DG built.

 

2 More benches built by Troop 6 - South Vienna, OH

3 more benches delivered by Troop 914

 

We have room for 2-3 more Tribute/Memorial benches..

Please email DG if your unit wants to build a bench

for the range as a Tribute/Memorial to a family member or Scouter.

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