Contra Costa 4-H Program
University of California
Contra Costa 4-H Program

4-H Shooting Sports Workshop - Muzzle Loading

Dates: January 13, 2018 - January 14, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Sponsor: UC 4-H Youth Development Program

Location: River Oaks Range

Event Details

4-H Shooting Sports Workshop -  Muzzle Loading Discipline

Winton, CA – Merced County
Class 1:  October 14 & 15, 2017
Class 2:  January 13 & 14, 2018

If you have an interest in sharing your Shooting Sports skills with youth, how about becoming a 4-H Shooting Sports adult volunteer or teen leader?  There will be a variety of 4-H Shooting Sports  leader certification trainings offered this fall. The classes will be held over a Saturday and Sunday weekend format at the Safety First Shooting Association, River Oaks Range, 11584 Shaffer Rd, Winton, in Merced County (center state).   This class is being hosted by Merced County 4-H.   You must become a  4-H leader or member and attend both days to receive certification to lead the shooting sports discipline of your choice at the project, club and camp levels.  

The course will include a PowerPoint lecture, review of equipment, practice shooting and teaching, and a written test.   The cost is $35 per person to include a resource binder, with Saturday and Sunday lite breakfast refreshments.   Please bring your own lunch to the class.

Junior and teen leaders are invited but must attend with an adult or have a certified shooting sports adult leader they will be assisting back home. 

Driving directions to the range are at . Tent or Dry RV camping is an option. Numerous hotels are available in the area, contact Dave below for more info if needed.

To register, please complete and mail the “CA  4-H Shooting Sports Training Request and Registration Form” available at with an adult or youth 4-H medical release form and a $35 check payable to “Merced  County 4-H Council” and mail to UCCE, 2145 Wardrobe Ave, Merced, 95341

Registration is due Friday the week before your class (7 days prior), and  Space is limited to 20 attendees.   For more information call Dave at 209-614-1718  or Darlene McIntyre at 209-385-7418 or email her at   


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