NRA Training

Shooting Sports Training

NRA, USA Archery, Hunter's Education Training Opportunities

Adult Scouters who are currently registered with Boy Scouts of America are permitted to become a certified NRA Instructor and/or USA Archery Instructor. Scouts, Venturers, and Sea Scouts age 14 to 18 can be a certified Apprentice NRA Instructor.  Listed below are the courses available, location, date and time. To register click on the course you wish to register for. On the registration window you will choose the date. For more information and a copy of one of the training fliers, go to 2019 NRA Shooting Sports Instructor Training flyer

NRA Range Safety Officer Training

BSA Shooting Sports requirements that there be one Range Safety Officer (RSO) on the line for any firearms shooting (Camp, private or approved range). This is the only course that is required to become an RSO. You must be 21 years old or older to attend this course.

 

Sessions are held multiple times throughout the year. We conduct two (2) types of Range Safety Officer Training's each type is conducted in the Spring and Fall.

First is a two-part course (Tuesday and Thursday nights). We will start at 6:00 p.m. each evening and wrap-up around 10:00 p.m. each evening. You must attend both evenings to complete Range Safety Officer Training. All two-part courses are held at Naish Scout Reservation.

 

Second is a one-day course We will start at 8:00 a.m. and wrap-up around 5 p.m. All one-day courses are held at the HOAC Office.

 

Range Safety Officer Training costs $45and includes the cost of course materials only; no food is provided with this training. This course is required before you take any firearm specific Instructor Training.

The dates for 2019 are February 23, April 23 & 25, September 10 & 12, and December 7.

The sign up for this training will be available early 2019.

NRA Basic Firearms Training

Basic Firearm training is a prerequisite for any instructor certification and a means for achieving Scouting Merit Badge in the firearm discipline (rifle, shotgun). All scouts, venturers, sea scouts (age 14 and above) and adult Scouters can attend. Sessions are one day in length starting at 8:00 a.m. and complete around 5:00 p.m. Scouts completing the course will have also completed the merit badge and can have a blue card filled out for the troop advancement. Sessions currently are at Camp Naish.

Basic Firearm Training costs $25 and includes the cost of course materials and ammunition only; no food is provided with this training. This course is required before you take any firearm specific Instructor Training.

The dates for 2019 are as follows:

Rifle – Feb 16th and August 31st

Shotgun – Feb 17th and August 31st

Pistol – March 2nd and September 28th

Muzzleloading Rifle – March 2nd and September 28th

NRA Basic Instructor Training

The Basic Instructor Training is the first part of NRA certification for any firearm discipline (Rifle, Shotgun, Pistol & Muzzleloader), and needs to be only attending once within a year. Basic Sessions are held multiple times throughout the year. We conduct two (2) types of Basic Instructor Training, each type is conducted in the Spring and Fall.

 

First is a two-part course (Tuesday and Thursday nights). We will start at 6:00 p.m. each evening and wrap-up around 10:00 p.m. each evening. You must attend both evenings to complete Basic Instructor Trainings. All two-part courses are held at Naish Scout Reservation.

 

Second is a one-day course We will start at 8:00 a.m. and wrap-up around 5 p.m. All one-day courses are held at the HOAC Office.

 

Basic Instructor Training costs $20 and includes the cost of course materials only; no food is provided with this training. This course is required before you take any firearm specific Instructor Training.

The dates for 2019 are February 23rd, April 23 & 25, September 10th & 12th, and December 7th.

The sign up for this training will be available in 2019.

NRA Firearm-specific Instructor Training

Participants must have completed the Basic Instructor Training and the Basic Firearm Training for the firearm they wish to be an instructor in. Sessions are held one to two times a year in the following disciplines: Rifle, Shotgun, Pistol, and Muzzle-loading. This training runs over the course of two days; all day Saturday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., and Sunday morning/early afternoon from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. You must attend the full weekend to complete Instructor Training. All courses are held at Naish Scout Reservation. The course fee of $45 covers includes the cost of course materials only; no food is provided with this training. Notice we have Pistol and Muzzleloader combined and Rifle and Shotgun combined when selecting your class, you may only attend one course at a time. 

Download the NRA Pre-Course Assessment/Questionnaire for Firearm-specific Instructor Training and complete it before arriving at your scheduled Instructor Training.

Muzzle Loading Qualification & Instructor Training – March 16th &17th and October 5th & 6th

Pistol Qualification & Instructor Training - March 16th &17th and October 5th & 6th

Rifle Instructor Training - May 11th & 12th and  September 14th & 15th

Shotgun Instructor Training - May 11th & 12th and  September 14th & 15th

NCS Pre-Qual BIT, Rifle and Shotgun combined – March 29th to 31st, See note below*.

The sign up for this training will be available in 2019.

*2019 National Camp School Pre-Qualification NRA Rifle & Shotgun Training at Camp Naish

The 2-day Basic Rifle and Shotgun class must be attended prior to the 3-day course and both days attended. Cost is $50, and no meals are provided.

This 3-day course will include NRA Basic Instructor Training, Rifle Instructor, and Shot Gun Instructor Training. You must attend all 3 days of this course.

The cost for this course is $125.00 and includes lodging (if needed) and all meals through lunch on Sunday, March 31st. Please click here to obtain the 2019 NCS form and instructions to begin the registration process for this course.

For specific questions regarding this National Camp School Pre-course please contact Russ Lindsay at 913-269-0050 or RSLindsayJr@gmail.com.

Kansas Hunter's Education Field Day and Testing Session

If any training opportunities arise details will be posted here.

Missouri Hunter's Education

If any training opportunities arise details will be posted here.