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Shooting Sports Weekend

4-H Shooting Sports

State 4-H Contacts:
Zona Hutson and Don Dransfield

This camping weekend is designed to teach life skills through safe, noncompetitive activities in shooting sports and natural resources. Campers may participate in several different tracks including archery, air rifle, shotgun, muzzleloading (black powder), air pistol, and wildlife conservation (hunting and trapping. Campers will also learn about West Virginia’s natural resources through a variety of group and outdoor learning experiences.

West Virginia 4-H members, age 12–17 (as of April 13, 2019) regardless of prior shooting sports experience in their home county. No experience necessary.

WHEN: April 5-7, 2019

  • Registration deadline is March 15, 2019
Gilmer County 4-H Camp
, Gilmer County Recreation Center, Glenville, W.Va.

  $60 per person


The registration postmark deadline for the West Virginia Multidisciplinary State 4-H Shooting Sports Weekend is Friday, March 15 , 2019.

Registration Health History Form

Register for Multidisciplinary Shooting Sports Weekend

For those who opt to register online and pay offline:

If you want to pay offline after processing your online registration, please mail your check– no later than March 15, 2019–payable to:

Doddridge County 4-H Leaders
Memo: WVMDDSS Camp Reg
Address: WVU Extension Service Doddridge County Office
461 Main Street West Union, WV 26456

Registrations are entered in the order received and may potentially result in a waiting list. With only 100 slots for this statewide camp, do not delay registering to ensure your best chance to participate.

  • Camp check-in 6-8 p.m., on Friday, April 5, 2019
  • Camp closes at 10:30 a.m., on Sunday, April 7, 2019

Participants report to the Dining Hall for registration, check-in with camp medical staff and receive cottage assignment.

Chaperone supply will not be mandatory due to the nature of this camping format, in which county instructors serve in the dual role of counselor. Should volunteers elect to accompany campers, they must be registered as camp counselors and fully vetted through their individual county affiliation. All camp volunteers are fully vetted through WVU Extension Service 4-H.

Campers are not to bring equipment beyond approved personal safety equipment, i.e., safety glasses and hearing protection. This is NOT a competition! Be sure personal property is personally identified in some manner. Do not bring valuables! These are not the responsibility of the Shooting Sports Camp. The only exception is the inclusion of the advanced archery section which encourages 4-H’ers to bring their personal archery equipment for use in this specific class section.