Shooting Sports Programs

4H Archery TrainingSeveral new leaders were trained at the recent Delaware 4-H Archery training. Even though it poured rain, our 4-H leaders worked through the wetness to complete the training. These new Level 1 instructors will be offering archery project meetings in their respective clubs.

All certified 4-H shooting sports instructors are a minimum of 21 years of age and have completed a state level 4-H shooting sports workshop in the specific discipline they will be teaching. Anyone ages 16 and up are permitted to participate in the training, however are not eligible to be responsible for the range safety.

State level 4-H Shooting Sports Instructor certification workshops provide a minimum of fifteen (15) hours of instruction; including a minimum of twelve (12) hours instruction in each specific discipline taken and a minimum of three (3) hours instruction in teaching youth development, life skills, and risk management. Anyone interested in becoming certified in a shooting sports discipline should contact Caroline Del Vecchio at (302) 730-4000 to include your name on the list. Once enough interest has been expressed, a training workshop will be scheduled.