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Ohio 4-H Shooting Sports Instructor (State) Training Workshops

 


4-H Shooting Sports Winter 2024 Instructor Workshop  

  • Winter Workshop 2024
  • Date February 23-25 2024
  • Cost TBA
  • Space is limited to 75 participants - Adults only
  • Check-in: Friday, February 23, from 6:00-8:00 PM with programming starting at 8:15 PM
  • Dismissal: Sunday, February 25, at approx. 11:00 AM. Full-time participation is required for certification. 
  • Disciplines offered at this workshop -  Basic Archery, Coordinator, Crossbow, Hunting & Wildlife, Living History, Pistol, and Rifle
  • Registion (not open yet) 
    • Check back here for more information!
  • Registration deadline TBA
    • Payment can be made online with a Credit/Debit Card preferred method or by mailing a check. Space is not confirmed until payment is received. Checks must be received by registration deadline.
    • Please be sure to complete the Health form survey that will be sent to you upon the completion of the registration survey.
    • All participants must have completed the National Shooting Sports eLearning Modules prior to the workshop. Contact your county 4-H professional for information on how to complete this requirement. Please note you only have to do these one time and not for each workshop.
  • No Junior Leaders will be accepted at this workshop
 

4-H Shooting Sports Spring 2024 Instructor Workshop

  • Spring Workshop 2024 is open to both adults and Junior Leaders
  • Date: April 5-7 2024
  • Register Here: (is not open yet)
  • Cost: TBD
  • Check-in: Friday, April 5, 2024, from 6:00-8:00 PM with programming starting at 8:15 PM
  • Dismissal: Sunday, April 7, 2024 around 11:00 AM. Full-time participation is required for certification.
  • Registration deadline is TBA 
    • Payment can be made online with a Credit/Debit Card (the preferred method) or by mailing a check. Space is not confirmed until payment is received. Checks must be received by registration deadline.
    • Please be sure to complete the Health form survey that will be sent to you upon the completion of the registration survey.
  • All participants must have completed the National Shooting Sports eLearning Modules prior to the workshop. Contact your county 4-H professional for information on how to complete this requirement.  Please note you only have to do these one time and not for each workshop.
  • Directions to Canter's Cave 4-H Camp
  • Location Map Link to Canter's Cave 4-H Camp
  • This workshop will offer the following Disciplines: Basic Archery, Coordinator, Pistol, Living History, Rifle, Shotgun, Living History, Hunting & Wildlife. These do not require previous trainings. Advanced Disciplines - Muzzleloader, Archery Advanced, Rifle Marksmanship, Shotgun Advanced, Crossbow, Pistol Advanced, Steel Rifle/Pistol SASP, & Western Heritage    
  • Junior Leader Application is included in workshop registration a limited number of half price scholarships are avaiable for this workshop. Scholarships will be applied to the first 20 Junior Leader registrations. Scholarships are made possible through a grant from ODRN - Division of Wildlife. 
    • Reminder: Please upload letters of recommendation.
 

 


4-H Shooting Sports Fall 2024 Instructor Workshop at Canter's Cave 4-H Camp

  • Canter's Cave 4-H Camp Fall Workshop 2024
  • Date: September 13-15, 2024
  • Check-in: Friday, September 13 from 6:00-8:00 PM with programming starting at 8:15 PM
  • Dismissal: Sunday, September 15, around 11:00 AM. Full-time participation is required for certification.
  • Registration (is not yet open) 
  • Registration Deadline TBA
  • Payment can be made online with a Credit/Debit Card (the preferred method) or by mailing a check. Space is not confirmed until payment is received. Checks must be received by the registration deadline.
  • Please be sure to complete the Health form survey that will be sent to you upon the completion of the registration survey.
  • All participants must have completed the National Shooting Sports eLearning Modules prior to the workshop. Contact your county 4-H professional for information on how to complete this requirement.  You only have to complete thes one time, not for each workshop.
  • Directions to Canter's Cave 4-H Camp
  • Location Map Link to Canter's Cave 4-H Camp
  • Junior Leaders are being accepted at this workshop. They should register using the same registration link above. Thanks to a scholarship from ODNR Division of Wildlife the first 20 Junior Leaders to register will receive a half off scholarship for this workshop. 
    • Reminder: Junior Leaders must upload a letter of recommendation from a certified instructor in the disipline they are registering to take at this workshop. 
 

2023 Special 4-H Shooting Sports Instructor Workshop at Camp Palmer in Fayette Ohio (NW Ohio)   

  • Looking for a Shooting Sports Instructor Workshop closer to home? Join us for this year's "EXTRA Opportunity" Instructor Certification Workshop at Camp Palmer!
  • Date: October 20-22, 2023 (Registration is closed)
  • This workshop will be limited to 60 adult participants! (No Junior Leaders will be accepted at this workshop due to size limitations.)
  • Please note that Camp Palmer cannot accommodate travel campers but camping space is can be found at Harrison Lake State Park which is located next to the camp. Camper spots range from $25 - $40 per night please contact Harrison Lake State Park for more information on camp.
  • Cost $110.00
  • Check-in: Friday, October 20th from 7:00 - 8:00 PM with programming starting at 8:15 PM
  • Dismissal: Sunday, October 22nd at approx. 2:00 PM (or as disiplines finish). Full-time participation is required for certification. 
  • Basic Disciplines will be offered at this workshop (Archery, Coordinator, Living History, Pistol, Shotgun, Rifle and Muzzleloader).  Classes that do not reach minimum numbers will be canceled, please be sure to sign up early. 
  • Camp Palmer Registion is Closed 
  • Registration deadline: October 1, 2023
    • Payment can be made online with a Credit/Debit Card preferred method or by mailing a check. Space is not confirmed until payment is received. Checks must be received by registration deadline.
      • Please be sure to complete the Health form survey that will be sent to you upon the completion of the registration survey.
      • All participants must have completed the National Shooting Sports eLearning Modules prior to the workshop. Contact your county 4-H professional for information on how to complete this requirement. Please note you only have to do these one time and not for each workshop.
  • Directions to 4-H Camp Palmer
  • Location Map for 4-H Camp Palmer
  • No Junior Leaders will be accepted at this workshop
 

 

This is a 3 day course with Friday being the NRA BIT course for all who are not current NRA Instructors and Saturday is the metallic cartridge with Sunday being the Shotshell course. All three sessions are required for the reloading certification. There are two registration links which take you to the NRA registration page for this weekend event. Please click on both links to complete the registration. 

BIT, Metallic Cartridge and Shotshell Training opportunities - see below

NRA Instructor Metallic Cartridge Reloading Course - Canceled 

Date Offered: TBA

Cost: $300.00 is due at the time of registration and covers both classes. Payment should be sent by check to the Ohio 4-H Center at 2201 Fred Taylor Dr. Columbus Ohio 43210 Please be sure to include the participants name and RELOADING Workshop in the memo line of the check.  We are unable to take credit card payments for this workshop.

Location: Canter's Cave 4-H Camp 1362 Caves Rd. Jackson Ohio 45640

Deadline: 

Please register at the link below

 

Please contact the Instructor Tom Johnston at tom.johnston@straight-creek.com for more information

 

NRA Instructor Shotgun Shell Reloading Course - Canceled

Date Offered: TBA

Cost: $300.00 is due at the time of registration and covers both classes see payment option above.

Location: Canter's Cave 4-H Camp 1362 Caves Rd. Jackson Ohio 45640

Deadline: 

Please register at the link below

https://www.nrainstructors.org/CourseDetails.aspx?Courseid=753739&seats=...

Please contact the Instructor Tom Johnston at tom.johnston@straight-creek.com for more information