2017 Shooting Sports Shootout Mon. July 31


2017 Shooting Sports Shootout Mon. July 31
Date/Time
Registration Begins
1/21/2017
Last Day To Register
7/28/2017
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Join us on Monday afternoons for a chance to earn the Shooting Sports patch.  Girls are also welcome to join in on the fun.  They will work on the same requirements as the boys.

Spend 2 hours on three different ranges learning the ins and outs of archery, sling shots and BB gun shooting. Experience plenty of hands-on practice time with certified youth range instructors.

What is the cost?

  • $6 -  Youth and Adult Participants
  • Free - Supervising Leaders

How do I register?

Click here to select a Shooting Sports session

What time do I arrive and how long will I be there?

Check-in will be 2:00 pm. and wrap up around 4:00. The session times will vary slightly depending on the number of youth attending the session.

   

Can I purchase the Shooting Sports patches at camp?

Yes, patches will be available to purchase in the General Store.  The cost is $2.00 each.

What paperwork do I need when I check in?

Health form for everyone attending camp, both youth and adults (download here)

What will we be working on?

Archery Shooting Sports Levels 1 and 2
Demonstrate how to follow archery range safety rules and whistle commands. 
Identify and name a recurve and/or compound bow.
Explain and demonstrate how to apply and use arm guards, finger tabs and quivers.
Demonstrate how to safely and effectively shoot a bow and arrow including how to establish a correct stance, nock the arrow, hook and grip the bow, raise the bow, draw, anchor, hold aim and release/follow through.
Demonstrate how to safely retrieve arrows after the range is clear and the command to rtrieve arrows has been given.
Identify parts of the arrow an bow you will be shooting.
Shoot arrows at a target; repeat and do your best to improve your score. 
Demonstrate proper range commands and explain how and when to use them.
Tell five facts about archery in history or literature.
 
BB Gun Shooting Sports Level 1 and 2
Explain what you should do if you find a gun.  Recite the four safety reminders.
Explain how to use the safety mechanism and demonstrate how to properly load, fire and secure the BB gun.
Demonstrate to qualified leadership good shooting techniques, including eye dominance, shooting shoulder, breathing, sight alignment, trigger squeeze and follow-through.
Show how to put away and properly store BB gun shooting equipment after use.
Demonstrate positions associate with shooting BB guns.
Fire BBs at a target.  Score your target; repeat and do your best to improve your score.
Demonstrate proper range commands and explain how and when to use them.
Tell five facts about the history of BB guns.
 
Sling Shots Shooting Sports Level 1 and 2
Demonstrate to qualified leadership good shooting techniques, including eye dominance, breathing, sight alignment and follow-through.
Explain the parts of a slingshot and demonstrate how to use them.
Explain the different types of ammunition that may be use with a slingshot and those that may not be used.
Explain the different types of targets that may be used with a slingshot and those that may not be used.
Shoot at a target; repeat and do your best to improve your score.
Demonstrate proper range commands and explain how and when to use them.
Try shooting with your non-dominant hand.

Where can I get more information?

Click here for directions to Camp Jeremiah Johnson

Exit #244 (400 S. - Walmart exit in Springville) is the most direct route to camp.  It takes approximately 20 minutes to drive from the freeway to camp. 

Click here to download the Camp Jeremiah Johnson Program Guide

Cost
$6.00 per Participating Adult
$6.00 per Youth
Cancellation Policy
You may remove adults or youth up till 2 weeks before your camp begins. Youth and adults can be added at camp if the number is reasonable. (2 or 3 would be considered reasonable.) Cancellation Policy: The Utah National Parks Council must commit financial resources to employ staff, purchase food and supplies, and to prepare for camping operations. Participants, therefore, are required to make a financial commitment to attend. *QUALIFYING REFUNDS will be done from the Council Service Center in Orem with camp director approval, NOT from the camp. *NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN FOR "NO-SHOWS" AT CAMP.

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