NRA & 4-H Shooting Education Camp

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August 4-8, 2019

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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 central va youth shootingThis camp and the shooting program at Holiday Lake greatly benefit from the NRA and their generosity.

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


  • Archery, Pistol, Rifle, Muzzleloading - $250
  • Shotgun - $270
  • Trained Teen - $50

Cost includes meals, lodging, insurance, ammo, awards, and t-shirt.

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