Youth Shooting Program Startup Resources

| April 17, 2018

Youth Shooting Program Startup Resources By Michael Theimer I frequently receive emails or phone calls from parents, coaches, athletes and/or school advisors about wanting to startup a shooting program and they do not know where or how to start. USA Shooting does not have a ‘how-to’ book. However, all of the allied organizations (NRA, CMP, […]

SASP 2017 Ohio Halloween Regional

| March 22, 2018

By Rick Leach From Volume 30 Spring 2018 Junior Shooters magazine Although it was cold and the rain changed to snow for the 2017 Ohio Halloween Regional, it was a huge success.  94 athletes battled the elements and competed with almost a third being young ladies.  With 94 athletes, participation was a 370% increase from […]

2017 Junior Olympic Development Camp a Huge Success!

| March 22, 2018

By Ben Berka From Volume  29 Winter 2017 Junior Shooters magazine Official Magazine Publication for SSSF/SCTP/SASP (SAN ANTONIO, TX) – The Scholastic Clay Target Programs (SCTP) yearly Junior Olympic Development Camp (JODC) was another huge success! The camp, held this past August 7th – 13th at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado featured 24 athletes and 4 coaches […]

Ploechinger Sets New Standing Record at JROTC Air Rifle Regionals

| March 12, 2018

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer Isabelle Ploechinger, 15, fired a new precision Army JROTC 20 Shots Standing National Record score of 198-14x while competing at Camp Perry for the JROTC Air Rifle Service Championships – a regional event. Ploechinger is a student at Stuttgart High School, located on an Army base in Germany. The Camp […]

ELEY® Ammunition Supports High School Shooters

| November 27, 2017

By: Jamie Corkish 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist Growing up as a competition shooter in Eastern Pennsylvania I was extremely lucky to be able to compete almost every weekend. It wasn’t until I moved away from PA that I realized the lack of opportunity in sport shooting in other states. When I retired from competitive shooting […]

Through the Eyes of a Father and Son: The Affinity of Marksmanship

| October 26, 2017

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer LTC Jerry Lewis, 48, and his son, Josh Lewis, 16, of Fayetteville, GA, both attended and competed in the Talladega D-Day event together. TALLADEGA, Ala. – With late fall soon approaching, there are only a few more chances to enjoy outdoor marksmanship fun in 2017. The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP), […]

Volunteering for Scooters Youth Hunting Camp

| September 28, 2017

By: Ashley Rumble () Ashley Knocking back an arrow in preparation to send it fourth down range. Three years ago I was able to participate in The Scooters Youth Hunting camp held each May in Emmett, Idaho.  Scooters is a camp set up so that young kids can learn and experience firearms, survival, archery, knife […]

Why I love Cowboy Action Shooting

| September 5, 2017

By: Grace Masa, my SASS alias is Raindrop Renegade. The Raindrop Renegade’s first match as a shooter; she just turned 10. I started shooting when I was 10 years old and have been competing ever since. The gun club that I shoot at is the Griffin Gun Club in Griffin, Georgia. My dad and my sister […]

Volunteering for Scooters Youth Hunting Camp

| May 25, 2017

By Ashley Rumble (14) Three years ago I was able to participate in The Scooters Youth Hunting camp held each May in Emmett, Idaho.  Scooters is a camp set up so that young kids can learn and experience firearms, survival, archery, knife sharpening, and gun cleaning.  It was a lot of fun and to pay […]

Hemphill Fires Unimaginable Standing Score at 2017 CMP 3P Air Rifle Regionals

| April 18, 2017

CIVILIAN MARKSMANSHIP PROGRAM Camp Perry Training Site, Bldg. 3 P.O. Box 576, Port Clinton, OH 43452 Tel (419) 635-2141 Web site:  www.TheCMP.org On-Line Newsletter:  http://thecmp.org/communications/the-first-shot/ By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer In a remarkable performance at the 2017 Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) Regional Three-Position Air Rifle Championships, Kristen Hemphill, 17, of TX Hill Country Shooting Club, […]

Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation Scholarship Program

| April 13, 2017

The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation is proud to announce the 2017 SCTP and SASP Scholarship Program. The scholarship program rewards deserving Scholastic Clay Target Program and Scholastic Action Shooting Program graduating seniors with needed college assistance. Through this program the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation has provided over $200,000 in scholarship funds in the last four […]

Sydney Rockwell – Competitive Shooter

| March 12, 2017

From SPRING 2015 issue Hi! My name is Sydney Rockwell and I am a 14-year-old competitive shooter living in Knoxville, Tennessee. When I was 9, I took the Hunter Safety Course and started hunting and shooting rifles with my uncle and dad. I took my first buck when I was 10. I was hooked immediately […]