ANSWER: In the
Guide to Safe Scouting, it states that
all rifle shooting activities must be supervised by a currently NRA
-certified Rifle Instructor and when on the range, must be supervised by
a currently NRA-certified Range Safety Officer.
ANSWER: First you should contact your
shooting sports district liaison, if your district has one and ask them
for the names of instructors in your district. If your district
does not have a liaison, ask your District Commissioner or OA Advisor.
The liaisons for the districts
Armadillo District -- Doug Schreffler at
Bee Caves District -- Shep Strong at
Blackland Prairie District -- John Hines at
Chisholm Trail District --
Steve Brown at
Colorado River District--
Scott MacKay at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hill County District -- Vacant
Lone Star District -- Joe Sosa at
North Shore District -- Mark Welty at
San Gabriel District --
Richard Florence at email@example.com
Sacred Springs District -- Ed Sanchez at
Thunderbird District -- Jim Graves at
Waterloo District -- Eddie Block at
Can my Troup Rent Archery and firearms from the Council?
A troop or crew can rent .22 rifles, shotguns and archery
equipment. The unit will need to complete a
Tour Planning Worksheet 21 days in
advance. NOTE: Muzzleloaders and pistols are not available except for Council sponsored events.
If you still can not find a rifle instructor,
If you are looking for an archery instructor,