GENERAL INFORMATION:

The Fayette County 4-H Shooting Sports  club is a program that is centered on youth development, under the direction of certified 4-H shooting sports trained instructors. Children that are ages 9-18 (as of January 1, 2020) and are Fayette County residents are eligible to join our club.  Our members learn techniques in the areas of Shotgun, Archery, Rifle, and Pistol. They learn to handle the firearms in a proper way. Our members are instilled with a level of confidence and appreciation that will spill over into other areas of their life. We use a learn-by-doing approach to enable youth to develop the knowledge, attitudes, and skills they need to become competent, caring and contributing citizens of the world.

DISCIPLINE/PRACTICE INFORMATION:

Registration fees is $55 per child, plus $5.00 for a club shirt. Our Rifle/Pistol practices are held together one Saturday a month at Bud's Gun Shop & Range at 9:30 am, beginning in February and ending in September. Our Shotgun practices are held at The Bluegrass Sportsman's League in Wilmore and are held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 6:30 pm, beginning in April and ending in September.  For Shotgun there is a fee of $5.00 per 25 clays shot paid to BGSL.  You can give the fee to a coach or coordinator and they will give to the office when they leave.  Archery practice is held at Masterson Station Park in the Pavilion starting in April and ending in September. Practice locations could change at times, but are typically held on the 1st and 3rd Mondays at Masterson Station Park Pavilion.  Check for announcements ahead of time via Facebook or Remind if something changes.

ANNOUNCEMENTS:  

  • DUE TO THE CURRENT RESTRICTIONS IN KENTUCKY REGARDING PUBLIC GATHERINGS THAT ARE NOT A NECESSITY, WE HAVE HAD TO SUSPEND ALL 4H ACTIVITIES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  AT THIS TIME, THIS CURRENTLY INCLUDES ARCHERY SAFETY NIGHT ON MARCH 23RD AND RIFLE/PISTOL PRACTICE AT BUD'S ON 4/4.  PLEASE UPDATE YOUR CALENDARS.  AT THIS TIME THERE ARE NO RESCHEDULED DATES. WE WILL FOLLOW THE SITUATION CLOSELY AND LET YOU KNOW AS SOON AS WE HAVE MORE INFORMATION.  BUT AS OF RIGHT NOW, THESE TWO EVENTS ARE CANCELLED, AND THE REST OF APRIL'S PRACTICES WILL BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AS WELL.  WATCH EMAIL AND SOCIAL MEDIA FOR UPDATES.

  • April 1st - Cutoff for registration in the 4H Shooting Sports Club

  • April 8th - 11th - 4H Shooting Sports Camp is a coed camp open to youth 9 to 13 years of age statewide. It is held at the Lake Cumberland 4-H Center, Jabez, KY. Each camper will learn responsible and safe use of firearms and how to shoot in the six disciplines of the shooting sports program.

  • Our Mandatory Safety Training for anyone planning to attend the disciplines of Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun is Tuesday, January 21st at 6:30 p.m., at the Extension Office.   

  • We also are in need of more coaches, and there will be aFall Certification Training held in October.  If you are interested in being part of our club, please email us!

  • State Competition September 19th (Wilmore) & 20th (Berea)

  • Thank you to the Bluegrass Friends of the NRA for their very generous gift of equipment to our club this past year. They granted us 6 dozen arrows, 2 Archery Curtains, 2 Shotguns, 2 Rifles and a Echo-Sigma Trauma Kit. We are very grateful for their support!!

    *located at the Lake Cumberland 4H Educational Center in Jabez, KY.

TEEN SPOTLIGHT:

Meet Olivia Maul!  Olivia has been involved with 4H Shooting Sports for 5 years.  She is certified in Archery.  She is 15 years old and is a Sophomore at Lafayette High School. 

When she isn't helping with Shooting Sports, she enjoys playing guitar, Girl Scouts, drawing, painting, sculpting/pottery, baking, cooking, hiking and taking care of children.

After high school she plans to go to college to become an Art teacher for middle or high school kids. 4H has taught her better communication and leadership skills.

Say hello to her the next time you see her!

 

CONTACT:

We have an email list that we send important information to.  If you would like to be added to the list email us.

Check out our FB page as well at https://www.facebook.com/Fayette-County-KY-4-H-Shooting-Sports-448937398568338/

General Email: 

fayette4Hshootingsports@gmail.com

 

 


4-H Shooting Sports Calendar


4-H Shooting Sports Member Registration Packet


4-H Volunteer Application


State Shooting Sports Camp