Henderson County

                     4-H Shooting Sports Program


The shooting disciplines that are available include .22 rifle and pistol, shotgun, archery, black powder rifle and pistol, B.B. and air gun rifle and pistol.

What are the objectives of 4-H Shooting Sports?  The  4-H Shooting Sports Program strives to enable young people, their parents and adult volunteers to become responsible, self-directed and productive members of society.

What do 4-H youth learn in Shooting Sports?  The program teaches young people the safe and responsible use and the fundamentals of shooting firearms, as well as the care of equipment. Shooting sports promote responsibility, decision making and identifying realistic personal goals.

What are the expectations of shooting sports coaches? To teach safe and responsible use of firearms and archery equipment including sound decision making, self-discipline, and concentration. And to promote the highest standards of safety, sportsmanship, and ethical behavior.

Who is eligible to join 4-H Shooting Sports? The program is open to youth ages 9 - 19 years old. The youth must enroll in 4-H as a member of the 4-H Shooting Sports Club.

Online Shooting Sports Resources

During this time we have some online and downloadable shooting sports resources you can use at home till we can get back to face to face meetings.  If you practice at home, please make sure to follow all safety rules.

Shooting Sports Quiz-This is a Qualtrics quiz that should give you a score at the end.  Similar to the quiz given at State 4-H Shooting Sports Camp.

Three Rules for Safe Gun Handling

10 Commandments fo Shooting Safety

Archery Shooting Guide

Archery Parts Handout-includes Answer Sheets

11 Steps to Archery Success-A NASP archery video on proper shooting techniques.  There maybe some differences between NASP and 4-H.  Be sure to always follow 4-H Rules.  Thanks to NASP for agreeing to allow us to share their educational videos.

String BowTraining Aid-A NASP archery video on making and using bowstring training aid.  Thanks to NASP for agreeing to allow us to share their educational videos.  There may be some differences between NASP and 4-H .  Be sure to always follow 4-H Rules.  

Determining Eye Dominance-A NASP archery video on determining eye dominance.  Thanks to NASP for agreeing to allow us to share their educational videos.  There may be some differences between NASP and 4-H .  Be sure to always follow 4-H Rules.  

Ammo Handout-includes answer sheets

Muzzleloader Parts Sheet-includes answer sheets

Pistol Parts Sheet-includes answer sheets

Rifle Handout-includes positions, parts, and answer sheets

Shotgun Handout-includes parts, ammo, etc.

Shooting Sports-Series of 4 videos from Nebraska Outdoor U- Thanks Dennis Campbell for sharing

Hunting Skills-Series of 9 videos from Nebraska Outdoor U- Thanks Dennis Campbell for sharing

Outdoor Skills Careers-Series of 15 videos on careers related to Shooting Sports- Thanks Dennis Campbell for sharing