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NRA Training | Basic Firearm Training

Date: February 12 - February 13 | Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The training classes offered are: Basics of Rifle Shooting and Basics of Shotgun Shooting.  This training is designed to improve knowledge and skills of shooting a Rifle and Shotgun in an 8hr session for each firearm type on the dates listed below.  The Basics of Shooting classes are designed for youth and adults.

Rifle or Shotgun Instructor Candidates: Adults interested in an advanced Instructor certification must complete three classes – Basics of Shooting Class (Rifle or Shotgun), Basic Instructor Training (BIT), Instructor Training (Rifle or Shotgun).  See other training dates on the Council calendar for the BIT and Instructor Level Training.  Instructor certification candidates need only attend Basic Instructor Training (BIT) session once even if one plans to pursue multiple instructor certifications.

Course Facilitator:   Steve Dunwoody, 910-471-2932 sdunwoody@ec.rr.com

Course Instructor: Mark Buchner, Steve Dunwoody, Gary Cummings

Location: Camp Bowers – White Oak, NC

Schedule and Cost:


Basic Class Dates Total
Rifle 2/12/2022  $    35.00
Shotgun 2/13/2022  $    38.00


No additional fees to the NRA are required for Basics of Shooting classes


Note: This course is limited to 14 participants on a first come, first served basis.  Camping available Saturday for participants taking both classes.

Refund Policy    Fees are transferable, NOT Refundable, only in the calendar year of paid event.


Class                                       Day                 Start                End

Basics of Rifle Shooting         Saturday          8:00 AM          5:00 PM

Basics of Shotgun Shooting   Sunday            8:00 AM          5:00 PM



February 12 @ 8:00 am
February 13 @ 5:00 pm
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Martin Clemmer


Camp Bowers
13165 NC HWY 53 W
White Oak, NC 28399 United States
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Refund Policy  Fees are generally not refundable; however they are transferable to other Scouts in the same unit.  Full refunds will only be considered if requested in writing using the Activity Transfer/Refund Request Form a minimum of two weeks prior to the start of Council organized activity (cub camp, merit badge days, jamboree, Philmont, etc.) and are subject to approval by the Council Camping Committee.

 Partial refunds may be given for later requests due to emergencies, medical situations or mandatory summer school.  Requests for partial refunds must be received in writing by the Program Director no later than 10 days after the conclusion of activity and will be reviewed by the Council Camping Committee.  Notify the Program Director immediately if a Scout may not attend activity due to illness, injury or a personal issue.

All requests for refunds must be submitted in writing and mailed to the Council Service Center attention Program Director or emailed to martin.clemmer@scouting.org. Attention: Activity Transfer/Refund Request.  Please include how the check should be made out, who it is to be mailed to, and all pertinent information in relation to the reason for the refund.