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Young Shots – BASC South West

Young Shots Introduction Days

The BASC Young Shots Programme is aimed at youngsters between the ages of 8 and 18 years and introduces and teaches them how to shoot in a safe and responsible manner; and also allows them to try a range of other country sports and activities.

Introductory Days

For those wishing to find out a little more about country sports and shooting in general, we run ‘Introductory Days’ throughout the region. These are intended as a taster day, where Young Shots have the opportunity of experiencing four or five different field sports/ rural based activities per event. All ‘Introductory Days’ will include clay pigeon and air rifle shooting.

Progression Days

Depending on age and experience, Young Shots can then book in for a ‘Progression Day’.  These days are for Young Shots who want to develop their skills and knowledge of a particular discipline, either shotgun or air rifle shooting.  During the course of the day Young Shots will receive a shooting lesson with a BASC Coach, as well as learning about gun safety, legislation and fieldcraft.

Following on from the Progression Day, there are opportunities for Young Shots to participate in the Safe Shot Award. Please can you insert link to BASC Shotgun Safe Shot Award page

Opportunity Days

These days are subject to the kind assistance of third parties, so will vary year on year; however activities can include the following:

  • Wildfowling Days
  • Driven Game Days
  • Deer Management Days
  • Conservation Days
  • Ferreting

Please note that when taking bookings for any event that includes live quarry, preference will always be given to those Young Shots that have completed a Progression Day within the relevant discipline.

Prices and booking

Introductory Days are £25 per person and are available for both BASC members and non-members alike, so bring a friend!

For prices on other Young Shots events, please see individual listings as costs will vary.

All events and details will be listed on the SW Diary page along with a downloadable booking form that must be completed and returned to the SW office.

When booking, places are subject to availability, so please book early to avoid possible disappointment.

November 2019

23 Nov 2019 Young Shots Game Day - Bristol, Somerset, SW
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