4-H shooting sports club training Feb. 27


Saturday, Feb. 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. there will be an air pistol and rifle, smallbore rifle and muzzleloading mandatory safety training event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the American Legion Main Hall (98 Grand Avenue, Perryville).

Safety first, but a lot of fun...Punch paper and count X's. Learn safe gun-handling skills. Explore different shooting positions. Discover skills for a lifetime of recreation and career and build self-esteem.

Club shooting sessions will take place weekends from March through June at 1091 PCR 846, Perryville.

The cost is $20. Scholarships are available. No equipment is necessary to participate as 4-H owned equipment is available.

Enroll online at v2.4honline.com. Call 573-547-4504, or call/text 573-513-2899, or stop by the Perry County Extension office, 321 North Main Street, Perryville.

Those interested are encouraged to register by Friday, Feb. 26.

The event is taught for 4-h certified instructors Les Lowes and Darin Buchheit.

A parent or adult (at least 21 years or older) must accompany those younger than 18 at all sessions.

For additional information, contact Dianna Koenig, 4-H youth development program associate at koenigd@missouri.edu.


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