NRA & 4-H Shooting Education Camp

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August 8-12, 2021

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A unique camp open to boys and girls ages 12 to 16 with an interest and/or experience with firearms. Participants will receive 4 days of instruction related to their chosen discipline and consisting of such topics as Shooting Safety Education, Shooting Fundamentals and Theory, and Marksmanship Instruction, and each will have the opportunity to participate in one or more competitive shoots. All instructors are certified through 4-H, VDGIF, NRA, NAA and other National Organizations.

Shooting Education Camp will operate using all mandated COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions. Our staff team are continually using resources to adapt operations including: The American Camp Association, Virginia Department of Health, Association for Camp Nurses and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

shooting education central va youth shootingThis program is sponsored by: Virginia Cooperative Extension, Brownells/NRA Foundation. Virginia Department of Wildlife Resrouces, and Virginia Shooting Sports Association

Shooting Camp campers, with the help of a GoPro camera, took this footage from Shooting Camp 2014

Disciplines Offered

  • Archery
  • Muzzleloading
  • Pistol
  • Shotgun
  • Small Bore Rifle

Courses Include

  • Shooting safety education
  • Shooting fundamentals and theory
  • Marksmanship instruction
  • Competitive shoot

Special afternoon and evening programs

  • Blackpowder & Muzzleloading
  • Primitive archery
  • Seneca Run
  • Wildlife I.D.
  • Snake Show
  • Running Boar
  • Land & Lake Olympics
  • Campfire
  • Swimming
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Fishing


Volunteer Instructors certified throug 4-H, VDWR, NRA, NAA, and other national organizations.

Registration and Cost

Registration Deadline: July 12, 2021

  • Archery, Pistol, Rifle, Muzzleloading - $299
  • Shotgun - $320

Cost includes all meals, lodging, ammo, targets, awards, programming, and t-shirt.

Refund Policy
Full refund before July 12, 2021
Nonrefundable after July 12, 2021

Our Mission

Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center's mission is to improve the quality of life through educating youth and adults in a natural setting.

Contact Us

1267 4-H Camp Road
Appomattox, VA 24522

(434) 248-5444

(434) 248-6749