Youngsters to get a taste of the countryside at Dorset event

Browning, Eley, Coaching, SponsorshipYoung people will experience a variety of countryside activities such as fly fishing, gundog training and clay shooting lessons at an action-packed event in the South West.

The Introduction to Country Sports event will be held near Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 22nd June and has been organised by the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) and the Blackmore Vale Shooting and Conservation Society.

Young people will also learn about pigeon decoying and can have clay shooting lessons with BASC-accredited shotgun coaches and air rifle tuition with members of the Blackmore Vale Shooting and Conservation Society.

James Green, BASC’s South West regional officer, said: “Our Young Shots days offer an excellent opportunity to try something new in a safe and supervised environment. This event will provide a fantastic experience and promises to be an enjoyable day out. No previous experience is needed as our coaches and volunteers are experts at helping newcomers. Book your space now and come along and enjoy the day.”

John Maiden from the Blackmore Vale Shooting and Conservation Society said: “This will be the fourth time we have worked with BASC on events like this and we are proud to help new people try their hand at shooting and fishing-related activities.”

Places are limited so early prior booking is essential. Places cost £20.

Booking forms can be downloaded from the BASC website or requested from the BASC South West office on 01884 260910.

For details of other BASC events in the South West, click here.

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