Boy Scouts to Host NRA Day in Texas
FAIRFAX, VA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Boy Scouts of America Golden Spread Council will host an NRA Day Shooting Sports Camp at Camp Don Harrington near Amarillo, Texas. The event will be held July 10 through July 12 and is open to all registered Boy Scouts and Venture Scouts.
The Shooting Sports Camp will expose Scouts to a variety of activities including archery, .22 caliber rifle, and trap shooting. The camp will begin on Friday night with dinner, followed by camp orientation and safety briefings. Saturday night will feature an evening of shooting sports-related demonstrations and exhibits.
The cost of the camp is $120.00 for Boy Scouts and $100.00 for adults. This fee includes the use of the camp, archery equipment, guns, all targets and ammunition, instruction by trained staff, meals, and various recognition items.
Pre-registration is required. Interested Scouts should register with their Troop or Crew. For more information on NRA Day, contact Amanda Millward, Shooting Sports Camp Coordinator at (703) 267-1591 or visit www.nrahq.org/education/shootingcamp.asp. To learn more about this event, contact Bob Altman at (806) 358-6500 or [email protected]
Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association is America’s oldest civil rights and sportsmen’s group. Four million members strong, NRA continues its mission to uphold Second Amendment rights and to advocate enforcement of existing laws against violent offenders to reduce crime. The Association remains the nation’s leader in firearm education and training for law-abiding gun owners, law enforcement and the military.