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Youth Firearms Safety Instruction

Youth

Blackstone’s Youth Firearms Safety Instruction sessions are designed to teach children how to safely operate small caliber handguns and rifles and utilize them on an indoor range.

DESCRIPTION

Blackstone’s Youth Firearms Safety Instruction sessions are designed to teach children how to safely operate small caliber handguns and rifles and utilize them on an indoor range. A certified Blackstone instructor will teach basic firearm mechanics, safe firearm handling, fundamentals of shooting, and range rules. Our customized one-on-one approach to instruction ensures that all participants feel comfortable and informed before ever stepping foot on the range. On the range, basic shooting mechanics like stance, sight picture, and trigger control are emphasized to maximize the child’s success their first time out on the range. By allowing them to learn in a welcoming and safe environment, kids will learn to appreciate safety while exploring the fun aspects of shooting! Upon completion of the course, the instructor has the ability to certify children (ages 10-13) to safely use the range under the direct supervision of a parent or legal guardian.

Requirements:

  • Children must be at least 10 years old to be eligible to receive the Youth Range Safety Certification.
  • Child must be able to see over the shooting lane bench
  • Parent or legal guardian must attend and participate in each session
  • See below for more details

Course Length:

  • One 90 minute Private Instruction Session

Subjects Covered:

  • Basic Firearm Mechanics & Safe Handling
  • Fundamentals of Shooting
  • Golden Rules of Firearm Safety | Blackstone’s Range Rules
  • What to do if....
  • Live-fire Range Shooting - Pistol & Rifle (.22LR)
  • 1-1 Hands on Instruction by a Blackstone Certified Instructor

Included:

  • Eye & ear protection rental, firearm rentals, & targets
  • A total of (2) 50rd boxes of .22LR ammunition

*Additional ammunition available for purchase.

Cost:

Non-Member: $149.99/session
Member: 1 Free session, up to 2 children. Additional sessions are $149.99

SIGN UP INSTRUCTIONS

Non members and additional youth certifications:

Go to the Private Instruction page: Select "Individual Training" > Select an Instructor and Date > During Checkout select "Youth Firearms Safety Instruction"

Members:

To certify up to 2 children for free, please call or visit Blackstone Shooting Sports.


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Age/I.D. Requirements:

In order to ensure the safety of all guests and team members, minors 10-13 must attend and be certified by Blackstone's Youth Firearms Safety Instruction program before accompanying a parent or legal guardian on the range. We encourage any minors 9 and younger to enjoy shooting on the range only during Blackstone Private Instruction.

Each session can include up to 2 children

Disclaimers:

Safety is our number one priority, which is why we require all children and their parent or legal guardian to complete this program. Because this is a certification class to ensure optimal safety, we restrict the number of participants to one child and up to two parents, additional children must be booked separately.