District Open Shoot – 2021/12
December 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Target Sports ASU are running an “Open Shoot” which any Cub, Scout, Explorer or Young Leader can participate in. The idea behind the sessions are to give young people in the district the opportunity to have a taster of the activity. If interested they can attend the shoot regularly and train for the upcoming District and County Shooting competitions. Target shooting is an internationally-recognised sport which features in both the Commonwealth and Olympic Games and is great way for young people to learn focus, discipline and attention to detail. It is also of course extremely fun and gratifying when you hit something!
Participation in multiple open shoot events will count towards the Master at Arms badge.
There will be 6 one hour sessions run throughout the day:
09:15am – 10:15am
10:30am – 11:30am
11:45am – 12:45pm
1:30pm – 2:30pm
2:45pm – 3:45 pm
4:00pm – 5:00pm
Each session can accommodate 5 participants to comply with current social distancing requirements. Each person will be limited to one time slot in order to give as many people as possible an opportunity to take part. Shooting will take place from a distance of 6 yards using 0.177 air rifle.
Who Can Attend?
Any Cub, Scout, Explorer or Young Leader from Mersey Weaver. You can come alone and make some new friends or with some friends from the same pack/troop/unit. There is no requirement for you to bring a leader with you but they are of course welcome.
What To Wear/Bring
Comfortable clothing but if you’d like to wear a necker we’ll be wearing ours!
Over 11’s must wear a face covering to unless exempt
Declaration and Permission Form
This is a legal requirement so must be completed and provided to the District Shooting Advisor/Range Officer before your young person can shoot. This can be completed:
Preferably through the secure online form* here: https://bookings.mwscouts.org/shooting-permission/ (no need to bring a hardcopy on the day); or
download, print off a hard copy, complete by hand and bring on the day:
for single event permission – TSASU Shooting Permission Form Once Only ARP03; or
for multi events over a fixed time period (max 1 year) – TSASU Shooting Permission Form Period ARP02