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Shooting Sports MB Counselor Day


Shooting Sports MB Counselor Day
Date/Time
Registration Begins
3/21/2017
Last Day To Register
9/16/2017
Location
288 Camp Trexler Road
Kunkletown, PA 18058, US
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Where:  Trexler Nature Lodge-ESSA Nature Lodge

Who:      All Registered BSA Adults

Details:

  • This one day event offers two learning tracks:
    • Intro - Adult to the MB Counselor Shooting Sports Program
    • Advanced Adult MB Counselor Shooting Sports Program
  • Free
  • Learn all about the responsibilites of a Shooting Sports MB Counselor (Archery-Rifle-Shotgun).
  • Types of training, resources, and Minsi Trails Council Support.
  • Who the Minsi Trails Council Shooting Sports Committee is and what trainings they offer.

Archery 

  • Overview on responsiblities, training, and equipment.
  • The merit badge counselor must take responsibility to assure that all instruction must be supervised by a certified NCS shooting sports director or Coach.
  • Shooting must be supervised by an NRA-certified Range Safety Officer. If instruction and shooting are to occur at the same time, both the RSO and qualified instructor must be present. They may not be the same person.
  • Note that commercial shooting ranges may provide RSOs. See the Guide to Safe Scouting and the BSA National Shooting Sports Manual, No. 30931

 

Rifle Shooting. 

  • Overview on responsibilities, training, and equipment. 
  • The merit badge counselor must take responsibility to assure that all instruction involving any handling of firearms or live ammunition must be supervised by a certified BSA National Camping School (NCS) shooting sports director, or National Rifle Association (NRA) Rifle Shooting Instructor or Coach.
  • That involving muzzleloaders must be supervised by an NCS shooting sports director or NRA/National Muzzleloader Rifle Association (NMLRA)–certified muzzleloader firearms instructor.
  • Shooting must be supervised by an NRA-certified Range Safety Officer (RSO). If instruction and shooting are to occur at the same time, both the RSO and qualified instructor must be present. The supervisor and instructor may not be the same person.
  • Note that commercial shooting ranges may provide RSOs. See the Guide to Safe Scouting and the BSA National Shooting Sports Manual, No. 30931, for further details on shooting sports.

Shotgun Shooting. 

  • Overview of responsibilites, trainings and equipment. 
  • The merit badge counselor must take responsibility to assure that all instruction involving any handling of firearms or live ammunition must be supervised by a certified NCS shooting sports director or NRA Shotgun Instructor or Coach.
  • That involving muzzle-loading shotguns must be supervised by an NCS shooting sports director or NRA/NMLRA certified muzzle-loading shotgun instructor.
  • Shooting must be supervised by an NRA-certified Range Safety Officer. If instruction and shooting are to occur at the same time, both the RSO and qualified instructor must be present. They may not be the same person.
  • Note that commercial shooting ranges may provide RSOs. See the Guide to Safe Scouting and the BSA National Shooting Sports Manual, No. 30931
Contact E-mail

MINSI TRAILS COUNCIL
BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 264-8551
Fax: (610) 465-4500

HOURS OF OPERATION:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon. -  Fri.)
Wednesday, November 22nd- Closing at 1:30pm
Thursday, November 23rd- Closed
Friday, November 24th- Closed

MINSI TRAILS SCOUT SHOP

991 Postal Road
Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: (610) 266-7770
Fax: (610) 266-7798

HOURS OF OPERATION:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Mon., Wed., & Fri.)
9:00am - 7:00pm (Tues., & Thurs.)
9:00am - 2:00pm (Sat.)
Tuesday, November 21st- 9am-6pm
Wednesday, November 22nd- 9am-5pm
Thursday, November 23rd- CLOSED
Friday, November 24th- 9am-5pm
Saturday, November 25th- 9am-2pm
Saturday, December 9th- CLOSED 2pm for inventory