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4-H clover 4-H Shooting Sports & Wildlife Project

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What you'll do

Learn important life skills through safe and educational experiences. You'll explore firearms safety and the importance of conserving Minnesota's natural resources. Trained and certified 4-H leaders throughout Minnesota lead this program.

  • 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)

What you'll learn

  • Ethics, sportsmanship and responsibility
  • Leadership skills
  • Safe storage and handling of firearms and archery equipment

Already involved in this project?

Go to the 4-H outdoor adventures member site

4-H shooting sports events

Levels of learning


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Reviewed in 2018

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