4-H Shooting Sports in Davis County is a very successful program led by certified National Rifle Association (NRA) and certified 4-H Shooting Sports instructors. In shooting sports youth ages 8 to 18 will participate in .22 rifle shooting, shotgun shooting, and archery. Youth must have passed a hunter education course and received their “Blue Card” in order to shoot .22 rifles and shotguns. If youth do not have their blue card they can still participate but will need to shoot pellet air rifles at the shooting range. Throughout the year 4-H hosts hunter education classes where youth can get their blue card. Dates for these hunter education classes will be posted as they come available. To review the 4-H Shooting Sports curriculum, click here.
Eddie Eagle Gun Safe Program
The Eddie Eagle GunSafe® Program teaches children in pre-K through third grade four important steps to take if they find a gun. These steps are presented by the program's mascot, Eddie Eagle, in an easy-to-remember format consisting of the following simple rules:
|If you see a gun:
Leave the Area.
Tell an Adult.
To find out more about the Eddie Eagle GunSafe Program please go to the following website: http://eddieeagle.nra.org/
Hunter Education Class Scheduled for January 2015
Those people needing to take Hunter Education to obtain their hunting blue card can take this class through the 4-H program. The instructors are Paul and Jeanne Roubinet. The class requires 4 days of classroom instruction, 3 hours each day and then a final 5th day to take the shooting test. All classroom instruction will take place at the Utah State University Extension office classroom located in the Davis Memorial Courthouse, 28 East State Street, Room 107 in Farmington. The schedule is as follows:
Thursday, January 8th 6-9 pm
Friday, January 9th 6-9 pm
Thursday, January 15th 6-9 pm
Friday, January 16th 6-9 pm
Saturday, January 17th 2-5 pm (Wahsatch shooting range in East Kaysville)
To register please call Jeanne Roubinet at: 801-298-9380
4-H Shooting Sports Schedule 2015
All rifle and shotgun activities take place at the Wahsatch Shooting Range in East Kaysville (Bay 1A) and archery events at the USU Botanical Center located at 920 South 50 West in Kaysville. For directions to the USU Botanical Center please click here. Archery takes place on the land by the "Fresh Produce" shed just off the frontage road.
Season kickoff meeting March 9, 2015 Monday 7:00 pm USU Extension classroom in Farmington
Rifle March 28, 2015 Saturday 4 to 6:30 pm, Bay 1A
Shotgun April 11, 2015 Saturday 4 to 6:30 pm, Bay 1A
Archery April 30, 2015 Thursday 6 to 7 pm, (USU Botanical Center in Kaysville)
Rifle May 12, 2015 Tuesday 5 to 7:30 pm, Bay 1A
Archery May 28, 2015 Thursday 6 to 7 pm (USU Botanical Center in Kaysville)
Shotgun June 10, 2015 Wednesday 6 to 8:30 pm, Bay 1A
Archery June 25, 2015 Thursday 6 to 7 pm (USU Botanical Center in Kaysville)
State Competition Match Final sight-in and equipment check (date and time to be determined but will take place early July before the match, for teens 14 to 18 years old only).
4-H State Contests/Shooting Competition at Utah State University in Logan for teens ages 14 to 18: July 13-15, 2015
WHAT TO BRING FOR EACH ACTIVITY: .22 rifle shooting bring your .22 rifle, ammunition, hearing protection and eye protection. Shotgun shooting bring your shotgun, ammunition, hearing protection and eye protection. Archery activities bring your bow and arrows with target broad heads. 4-H provides the targets. *PLEASE NOTE* If you do not have a .22 rifle, shotgun, or bows/arrows the 4-H program has extra of everything that are available to use at each event. We also have extra eye and ear protection available if you forget to bring them. If there is something else you need please contact Justen Smith (contact information below).
4-H in Davis County is very fortunate to have outstanding 4-H Shooting Sports instructors in Davis County (Paul and Jeanne Roubinet). Paul is NRA Certified, 4-H Certified, and also a range officer for the Wahsatch Shooting Range. In 2013, Davis County’s 4-H Shooting Sports team took 1st in State at 4-H State Contests in Logan. To see directions to the Wahsatch Shooting Range in East Kaysville/east of Highway 89, click here.
For more information please contact Justen Smith at (801) 451-3413 or email@example.com.