NRA Instructor Training (P1of2)

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 volunteer 1 day at Summer Camp to receive their certification.
Pre-qualification Day - February 22, 2020 (This is to determine the learner skills before he/she begins instructor classes. They have to show proficiency in shotgun, rifle and pistol before starting the course.)
Weekend 1 - February 28-March 1, 2020
Weekend 2 - March 27-29, 2020

Course Completion and Certification are Required to Use North Florida Council BSA Ranges
The course offers basic instructor training for rifle and shotgun 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 volunteer 1 day during Summer Camp. 
  • Instructor candidates are required to attend both weekends of the course. (Feb 28-Mar 1 & Mar 27-29)
  • 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 or tent 
Bring your own linen/sleeping bag and personal care items. 
*Students with current Range Safety Officer credentials will be given a $30 discount. Call Council for payment of your fees.

For more information contact Carrie Kurtz at or Bill Messick at

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

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