Interested in becoming a 4-H Shooting Sports Leader

The 4-H Shooting Sports program is only successful when adults volunteer to work with youth in this project and when youth are given the opportunity to develop safe shooting skills and develop a better understanding of wildlife ecology. To serve as a 4-H Shooting Sports Leader, individuals must complete the Youth Protection process, be at least 18 years old and successfully complete at least one state-level 4-H Leader Training SHOOTING SPORTS CERTIFICATION WORKSHOP in the discipline in which they are providing supervision.

If an adult leader is not certified, he or she cannot provide hands-on or safety instruction without a certified leader being present. A leader may obtain certification in an additional discipline (archery, pistol [.177 pellet and .22], coordinator, hunting/wildlife ecology, muzzleloading, rifle [.177 pellet,. 177 BB, and .22], and shotgun) by completing a certification workshop provided by 4-H certified state training team members.

The next workshop (2018 Central Workshop, Marshfield Area) is scheduled for September 7-8, 2018 and is open state-wide.  The registration deadline is August 24, 2018.  Please visit for more information and for the link to the online registration site.

If you are interested in becoming a 4-H Shooting Sports Leader in Lincoln County, contact Debbie at (715)-539-1077. Funding may be available to cover expenditures to attend training.


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