Shooting Sports Program to be held this summer

On target – Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County announced the dates for its annual Shooting Sports Program. This program is open to all girls and boys ages 12-19 who are interested in archery and muzzleloading. Pictured is a participant last year as he takes aim on his target with muzzleloading rifle.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County is accepting registrations into its Shooting Sports Program.

This program is open to all girls and boys ages 12-19 who are interested in archery and muzzleloading.

The program will be conducted as a five-week course concluding with a field day.

Each discipline meets once a week at an Oswego County Sportsman Club.
Archery will be held Tuesday nights from 6 to 8 p.m. at Deerslayers Bowmen Association on Route 104 in southwest Oswego.

Shotgun will be held Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m. at Leatherstocking Club in New Haven.

The third discipline will be rifle, which is held at Pathfinder Fish and Game Club in Fulton Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m.

Youth do not need to have previous experience or own firearms to participate in this hands-on learning experience. The Oswego County 4-H Program and instructors, certified through the New York State 4-H Shooting Sports Program,will provide all firearms and necessary equipment.

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