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Shooting Sports & Wildlife Project

youth practicing archery

4-H Shooting Sports & Wildlife promotes valuable life skills through safe and educational experiences. Youth members explore firearms safety and the importance of conserving Minnesota's natural resources. Trained and certified 4-H leaders throughout Minnesota lead this program. Learn more about the SSW program..

Participate in

  • Wildlife (All ages)
  • BB gun (3rd grade & older)
  • Archery (3rd grade & older)
  • Air rifle and air pistol (4th grade & older)
  • .22 rifle and .22 pistol (7th grade & older)
  • Muzzleloading (7th grade & older)
  • Shotgun (7th grade & older)

Program outcomes

  • Instill ethics, sportsmanship and responsibility in youth
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Promote the safe storage and handling of firearms and archery equipment
  • Expand 4-H membership

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