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National Junior Shooting Camps

Are you looking for a summer camp that will enrich your child's shooting skills, teach discipline and focus, and help them build friendships? 

National Junior Shooting Camps, conducted at ranges around the country, provide a high quality training opportunity to junior shooters aged 12 to 21 in rifle, pistol and shotgun disciplines. In these camps, top-level coaches help athletes develop their marksmanship skills from casual to competitive through challenging and rewarding lessons.

2018 NRA Junior Smallbore Camp Announcement

The 2018 NRA Junior Smallbore Camp will be relocating in 2018 to the site of the NRA Smallbore National Matches in Bristol, Indiana. The new location will offer all of the same wonderful intermediate camp experiences as the camp in Ohio, but will offer several new and exciting additions! The camp will be lead by NRA National Coach Development Staff Instructor Paul Davis, who is well-known and well respected by the competitive shooting community. He will be joined by engaging NCDS members and Certified Instructors and Coaches from across the country. New for 2018: the camp will have housing and food options included!

The Bristol area is known for Amish hospitality and treats, and boasts some fun and exciting adventures for the campers and their families to enjoy.

Be on the lookout in February 2018 for more details!

Be a part of history; come to the 2018 NRA Junior Smallbore Camp in Bristol, and stick around to participate in the 2018 NRA Smallbore National Matches! Come and learn from some of the best, and fire alongside many others to compete in the National Championship!

“These camps have everything you need to take your game to the next level. Each day will be filled with exercises designed to help you master your body positioning, breath and trigger control to consistently shoot high scores. You'll be tired at the end of each day, but you'll also leave a better shooter than you were before.”

—Daniel Subia, NRA National Coach Trainer

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Shooting Sports Coach Development

The NRA Coach Education Program offers multi-level training for coaches of the competitive shooting sports in partnership with USA Shooting, the Civilian Marksmanship Program, the Amateur Trapshooting Association, the National Skeet Shooting Association and the National Sporting Clays Association.