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1-day Youth Only Basic Rifle (Crawfordsville, IN)

Jun 18, 2016 @ 8:30 am5:00 pm EDT

This will be a special event for YOUTH students only — thanks for joining us!

1-day Basic Rifle Overview

Prerequisites: None

Estimated Ammunition Required: About 200 rounds/day and a safe rifle.

1-day Basic Rifle includes classroom and range time learning to shoot rifles. Students learn:

  • Rules for safe gun handling & range rules
  • Rifle parts and operation & ammunition
  • Shooting fundamentals: Five steps to firing each shot
  • Natural Point of Aim
  • Shooting from the prone, standing and sitting/kneeling positions to include use of the sling
  • Introduction to Sight Adjustments and basic calculation of minutes of angle
  • 25 Yard “Morgan’s 13” Classifier
  • 25 Yard Qualification Test

This is our signature offering, based on traditional American riflecraft that teaches “Hits Count!” It is appropriate for a wide breadth of student skill levels. This course lays a sound foundation for students to shoot groups under time pressure from a variety of practical field positions. Shooting will primarily be at 25 yards.  At some facilities, it may be possible to move out to longer distances, but a rimfire rifle should be just fine for all activities.

The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

Hear the true story of Paul Revere’s famous ride and learn about the events that immediately precipitated the Revolutionary War. Paul Revere did not ride alone – many individuals played crucial roles in the events of April 19th, 1775.

This history presentation begins with alarm riders warning “the Regulars are out!” You’ll hear about the dramatic stand on Lexington Green and the “shots heard ’round the world” at Concord’s North Bridge. The tale concludes with harrowing life-or-death choices made along the 17 mile “battle road.”

This exciting tale will be woven throughout the day’s marksmanship events.

Additional Event Information

This is a YOUTH only event.

Make sure to bring a lunch, snacks, water/drinks, folding chair as well as rifle and associated gear for a day at the range. Long sleeve shirt/pants are recommended.

.22LR ammunition will be provided by a NRA grant. If you need a loaner rifle, please indicate that in the participant information collected when you RSVP.

Additional Range Information

Host range fee is $5 per day and is waived for CGC members and minors.


Jun 18, 2016
8:30 am—5:00 pm
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Alan “ATM”


Crawfordsville Gun Club
3225 State Road 47 North
Crawfordsville, IN 47933 United States
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Max Range:
100 yards
Centerfire Allowed:
40.08657 , -86.81557

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Crawfordsville Gun Club
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