Sport Crossbow Shooting Activity Instructor Training

Between: 15th February 2020 - 16th February 2020 All Day Event Location: Priorslee & St.Georges Scout HQ

John Dohoo is coordinating a training weekend for adults who are interested in being able to lead sport crossbow activities. This will be held on 15th and 16th February 2020.

Start Time:  0845 for 09:00 both days    Finish Time: 1700 both days

Admin: Non residential. Bring a packed lunch each day. Tea & Coffee will be available.

Outline: Qualify to deliver Sport Crossbow shooting as a Scout activity.

At the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Take over an existing sport crossbow range and run it safely,
  • Set up a safe temporary sport crossbow range in a suitable location such as a Scout HQ or open space.
  • Help a young person learn to shoot a sport crossbow competently,
  • Run an approved introductory course for young people in target shooting with sport crossbows.

Topics Covered:

Organisation of the Sport, Safety, Law, Building & Running Ranges, Taster Sessions, Crossbow types & care, Shooting position & Technique, Training Games, The Youth Proficiency Scheme


Shropshire Scouting:     £30

Other Scouting:             £50

Non- Scouting:              £70

Cheques payable to “Shropshire Scouts” or make electronic payment to A/c No. 60814474, Sort code 20-77-85 with reference “Rifles[name]” and email;

More details and a registration form can be found here.

Priorslee & St.Georges Scout HQ

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
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