On this page you will find the information and resources needed to safely and effectively deliver a quality shooting sports program to our scouts. Take aim with new shootingsports reference bryan on. Snow sports activities in the field must be supervised by a mature and conscientious adult 21 years or older who is committed to compliance with bsa winter sports. Jan 01, 2014 shooting sports merit badge counselor requirements and registration section 7. National boy scouts of america publications click on. Shooting sports scouting shooting sports purpose of bsa shooting sports shooting sports have the ability to attract and retain youth in the movement. The shooting sports program provides a safe and rewarding experience for cub scouts, boy scouts, and venture crews. We maintain a volunteer group of nra certified instructorrange safety officers that are willing to help council units get involved with shooting sports. The page in chapter 1 of the bsa national shooting sports manual that applies to your shooting event note ratio of instructors, rsos and shooters must be maintained for your shooting event. Take aim with one of the councils shooting sports programs. Cub scouts shooting sports guide, 510322 2016 pprinting cub scouts shooting sports award requirements. Heshe reports directly to the camp director and will follow national bsa and pikes peak council standards. Bsa requires all cub scout shooting sports including cub scout archery, bb guns, wrist rocketsslingshots, catapults or rockets to be supervised by a bsa certified range master. The gslac range standard operating procedures this document.
The guide to safe scouting any bsa publication or guideline. Dec 04, 20 this video is about bsa camp long lake shooting sports short. Bsa national shooting sports manual barsness, john. Scouting for the rules on operating a bb or pellet gun range. Important updates were made to the manual in january 2014. Find more information and pictures on our facebook page golden empire council shooting sports our shooting programs are valuable resources for helping young people develop selfconfidence, personal discipline, responsibility, teamwork, selfesteem, and sportsmanship. Bsa national shooting sports manual updates november 20. Shooting sports is an important part of our bsa camping operations. Request shooting sports equipment sam houston area council. Reloads may not be used in bsa shooting sports programs. Please refer to it and this document until the 2014 national shooting. Refer to the new bsa national shooting sports manual for further details. Cub scout range master training cub scouts can shoot bbgun rifles, slingshots, and archery in a council or district event only and is not approved as a unit event.
See the guide to safe scouting and the bsa national shooting sports manual, no. Shooting sports boy scouts of america boy scouts of. Updated 1062014pa dutch council shooting sports committeemike ruhl, chair 7176150283. Shooting sports events, activities and training are to be conducted in compliance with all applicable policies, standards and guidelines. Targets may be thrown by a hand trap, manual mechanical trap, or on any trap or skeet field. The summer camp program standards are listed in section vi of the bsa national camp program and property management issued each year in november for the following year. It is recommended that a shooter use the shoulder that is on the same side of the body as the dominant eye. Any unsafe condition should be immediately documented using a bsa incident. Challenge grant funds should reflect planning to strengthen and increase bsa council activities in firearms shooting sports and a commitment to the advancement of knowledge, understanding and firearms safety. Fully automatic firearms are prohibited in the boy scouts of america program. In order to have a safe and fun shooting sports program, the bsa has set forth safety standards and training for all volunteers and staff who will be in charge of shooting sports activities. Bsa shooting sports personnel should be familiar with each of the documents listed below. Shooting sports programs offered by old north state council.
Cascade pacific council of the boy scouts of america is the local scouting organization in northwest oregon and southwest washington. Gslac shooting sports standard operating procedures. Can venturers or sea scouts shoot paintball or airsoft guns. Note that commercial shooting ranges may provide rsos. Reference material for all levels was put into one publication. They shouldnt be aimed or fired at one another, according to bsa policies. Introduction the goal of the cub scout shooting sports guide is to support shooting sports directors, range masters, onrange adult volunteers, and unit leaders as they assist cub scouts in meeting the requirements of the cub scout shooting sports awards according to boy scouts of america policy. This video is about bsa camp long lake shooting sports short. A certified range master is to directly supervise all live fire on the range see the national shooting sports manual for more information.
Bsa quick reference shooting sports guidelines anual cub scoutstigerswolfbear webelo the use of pellet air rifles is restricted to webelos scouts in a resident camp setting only. Cub scout shooting sports awards us scouting service. The boy scouts of america national shooting sports manual no 30931 contains specific guidelines for shooting sports. Introduced in 2016, this award has multiple levels, options, and combinations which may make the offering, tracking, and earning of the award a bit confusing for some. The boy scouts of america national shooting sports manual no 30931. Requirements were revised effective january 1, 2014. Range masters should use this form to request shooting sports equipment for a district or council event. The proper knowledge, skill, and attitude are emphasized by all instructors, coaches, and range safety officers for the following discipline areas. Boy scouts, venturers, and sea scouts to take a leadership role in their troop, crew, or ship as an nra apprentice or nra assistant instructor or nra assistant coach. Lincoln heritage council shooting sports boy scouts of. Cub scouts 15 to 20 pounds, boy scouts 20 to 25 pounds, ventures 20 to 35 pounds. Reference material for all levels were put into this one shooting sports manual. Cub scout shooting sports programs may be conducted only on a district or council level. The manual also offers detailed lesson plans for all bsa programs.
Archery, bb gun shooting, and slingshot shooting are restricted to day camps, cub scoutwebelos scout resident camps, councilmanaged family camping programs, or to council activities where there are properly trained supervisors and all standards for bsa shooting sports are enforced. Rifle 100 yard rifle range for bsa approved firearms and ammunition iii. Archery and bb gun shooting are not to be done at the pack level. Boy scouts of america national shooting sports manual, no 30931 2015 printing. The bsa national shooting sports manual the bsa national camp program and property management. Water guns are ok for scouts to shoot at targets only. You can purchase a manual from supply, and it is also available. The official unofficial web page for boy scouts of america, grand canyon council arizona shooting sports. According to the shooting sports manual, firearms are only allowed within the bsa at a shooting range and at sponsored rangeonly events. Programs your troop can run with the proper trained leadership. Archery and bb gun shooting are restricted to district day camps, cub scoutwebelos scout resident camps, councilmanaged family camping programs, or to council activities where there are properly trained supervisors and all standards for bsa shooting sports are enforced. Boy scouts of america national shooting sports manual 9 introduction to shooting sports and the positive aspects throughout the boy scouts of america from cub scouting to venturing and sea scouting, all program divisions use responsible outdoor activities to promote character development and valuesbased leadership training. If the right eye is dominant, place the firearm against the right shoulder.
Shotgun shooting information troop meetings main event books archery, rifle shooting, and shotgun shooting merit badge pamphlets. Archery and bb guns are open to cub scouts, while boy scouts, venturers, and explorers can participate in shotgun and rifle shooting. The national shooting sports task force has just completed the new boy scouts of america national shooting sports manual for cub scouting, boy scouting, and venturing. Cub scouts can shoot bb gun rifles, slingshots, and archery at a council or district event, but not at a unit event. Scoutingnews national shooting sports manual now available. Millions of young people participate in one or more of the sports annuallyarchery, rifle shooting, shotgun activities, etc. Shooting sports, 2017 changes training, paylog, and reporting. Boy scouts of america national shooting sports manual 15. Use these resources to ensure that you are following bsas shooting sports guidelines and running a safe, fun program. The goal of the old north state council shooting sports committee is to make premiere local shooting sport programs easily available to scouts in the old north state council.
The shooting sports task force in 2011 completed production on the new boy scouts of america national shooting sports manual, no. Cub scout shooting sports guide boy scouts of america. For their substantial contributions to the writing of this manual and commitment to scouting, the bsa would also like to thank. The 2018 bsa challenge grant application period is closed. Shooting sports programs and activities for scouts and scouters in cascade pacific council, bsa, which serves the greater portland, oregon area. As the firearms industrys association, the national shooting sports foundation works to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Shotgun shooting merit badge us scouting service project. For a complete list of these standards, see the links below. Cub day camp resident camp shooting sports range operation 102. Instructor and range safety officer must sign and date and have a witness.559 1445 301 1296 1092 967 388 507 289 421 632 1061 673 843 753 931 1164 1 667 458 93 10 422 59 1092 173 470 580 298 1358 295 123 269 529 1074 770 773 1465 1224 376 241 889 480 187