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NRA Instructor Training (P1of2)
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Camp Shands, 1453 Baden Powell Rd
Hawthorne, FL 32640, US
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NRA/BSA Instructor Certification Course

This is a 2-weekend & 1-day course. Participants MUST attend both weekends and Ghostbusters event to receive their certification. 
Weekend 1 - October 11-13, 2019
Ghostbusters - October 19, 2019
Weekend 2 - November 1-3, 2019

Course Completion and Certification are Required to Use North Florida Council BSA Ranges
The course offers basic instructor training for rifle and shotgun (both modern and black powder) as well as Range Safety Officer
Adults only. U.S. citizens only. $85 non-refundable deposit holds your spot. 

  • Due to advance costs of this course refunds will not be given. 
  • Attendance is limited to the first 24 paid in full
  • Additional cost – Optional NRA membership is $40/yr., $30 certification fee for members and $50 for non-members
  • NRA fees will be directly paid to the NRA via their online site by the candidate
  • Instructor candidates are required to participate in the NFC Fun Shoot event, October 19, 2019. 
  • Instructor candidates are required to attend both weekends of the course. (Oct 11-13 & Nov 1-3)
  • All firearms are provided. You may not bring your own firearms
  • DO NOT bring your own ammo. Ammunition will need to be purchased at the school (average cost $25)
Check-In Friday at 5:00pm
Check Out Sunday at 3:00pm 
Fee includes lodging, food and instructional material 
Be sure to select a housing option for the weekend: indoor, tent or camper/motorhome ($25 additional fee)
Bring your own linen/sleeping bag and personal care items. 

For more information contact Shooting Sports Director, Dick Gentry, at or Jim Sain at 

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$450.00 per Out of Council Scout
$420.00 per Scout Adult
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Due to advance costs of this course refunds will not be given.

521 S. Edgewood Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32205
(904) 388-0591 (904) 387-4148
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