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4-H Shooting Education

Shooting Education

The Shooting Education program uses shooting as a vehicle to teach youth ages 9 to 19 life skills such as responsibility, self discipline, and teamwork. The following disciplines are used to teach these life skills – archery, muzzleloading, pistol, rifle, and shotgun. Through these disciplines, youth also learn firearm safety and marksmanship.

National 4-H Shooting Sports →


Southeast 4-H District Shoot at Airfield

Central District 4-H Shoot at Holiday Lake 4-H Center

Northern 4-H District Shoot


Spring Air 2024 

2023 4-H State Shoot 


Virginia 4-H Shotgun Championship

  • Four Rivers Fun Shoot
  • Appomattox Fun Shoot
  • Northern District Archery Challenge
  • Shooting Camp at Airfield 4-H Center
  • Shooting Camp at Holiday Lake 4-H Center

Teen Ambassador Program


Youth Education Summit

Virginia 4-H Shooting Education Council



Grants for Equipment or Range Development

Grants for Archery Equipment

Featured Publications

  • 4-H Member Manuals
  • 4-H Instructor Manuals


For additional information, please contact your local extension office.