Open to the public and Scouter, Adults 21 years of age . Since 1871, a major objective of the National Rifle Association has been to provide education and training in the safe and proper use of firearms. Knowing how to shoot is an important requirement for NRA instructors, but you will also need to know how to teach others to shoot. NRA Instructor Training Courses help you develop the additional knowledge, skills and techniques needed to organize and teach courses in the NRA Basic Firearm Training Program. You will have the opportunity, at the end of the weekend, to sign-up for the RSO course.
For any currently BSA registered adult leader. This course certifies you as an NRA instructor. Your certification does allow you to take a Venturing Crew to a range to use pistols. However, you must also have NRA Range Safety Officer certification or have an RSO supervise the range activity at the SWFC ranges. You will have the opportunity, at the end of the weekend, to sign-up for the RSO course.
BSA Shooting Sports and SWFL Council Camp Guidelines and Policy for Youth/Adult Participation
Venturers - Pistol shooting on council property is restricted to supervision by properly trained and council approved supervisors. Must have Council Approved & Certified NRA Line Instructor & N.R.A. Range Safety Officer.
You may register online or by downloading either the APPLICATION. You may pay with CREDIT CARD online OR by mail with a check by clicking the “Offline/mailbox” button, please remember to scroll to the bottom of the page to click on the “Make Payment/Save” button to lock in your registration. ALL fees are due ONE WEEK prior to this training (8/24).
This course is held at the Price-Sanders Scout Reservation in Punta Gorda.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Once registration fees have been paid, an individual may become ill or otherwise be unable to attend an event. Since the event has already incurred expenses related to the activity such as program supplies, food, patches, etc., event fees are non-refundable & non-transferrable. An exception will be made if a request is received in writing or email (not phone) and submitted to the Southwest Florida Council Office by the individual no less than 24 hrs. before the date of the event. In some cases, only a partial refund can be made. Refunds for inclement weather will be made only if the event is cancelled.