NRA Basic Pistol Course
February 28, 2015
Woodruff Scout Reservation

Based on interest expressed by the Venturing community, including several youth at the last Powder Horn, the Arlanta Area Council, Shooting Sports Committee has scheduled an NRA Basic Pistol Course at Woodruff for 2/28/2015. It’s the full 8 hour NRA course, with a course limit of 12 participants. The fee is $40, which includes NRA course materials, firearms, ammunition, targets and instruction.

This course introduces participants to the knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a pistol safely. Participants will learn about pistol parts and operation, ammunition, gun safety, pistol shooting fundamentals, and pistol shooting activities. Participants will have the opportunity to enjoy fellowship with other Scouters and shooting enthusiasts.


  • Held at Woodruff Scout Camp in Blairsville
  • NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course is limited to registered Venturers and Crew members or Adults (space available).Boy Scouts are not allowed to attend this course.
  • The NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course is 8 hours.Participants must attend all sessions of the course and take a written test.
  • Cost of $40.00 (Available ONLY to registered Ventures and Crew members or Adults if space is available).
  • The course will be taught by NRA and BSA National Camping School certified instructors.
  • Participants must bring their own lunch, drinks, and snacks
  • Cancelling two weeks before class receives course fee menus $10.00. Cancelling within two weeks of the course is refunded one half of the course fee.
  • Registration is required and will end two weeks prior to start date of the course or until the course is filled.
  • Personal firearms will not be permitted. No ammunition will be permitted in the classroom. Please leave both at home.
  • The course will run rain or shine.



Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews (ILSC)
January 24th (at University of Scouting)

What: ILSC at the University of Scouting
When: January 24th, 2015
Time: 8:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M
Cost for ILSC is $15 for basic package or $30 for full package (see link for details).
Where: Mason Creek Middle School
Address: 7777 Mason Creek Rd, Winston, GA 30187

Registration Link:

Steps to register for ILSC.
1. Click on link
2. Add a participant (Choose amount being paid). Click Continue
3. Under Select a Category, pick Training - Youth
4. Add ILSC (Introduction to Leadership Skills for Crews).
5. Verify in Schedule ILSC has been picked.
6. Finish registration

Course fee reduced to $175.00!
Although online registration has closed, if you are still interested, please contact
Course Director: Dianna Peet - Email: – Phone: 770-448-1237 or
Harald Hagen – Email:

Challenge Course
January 17th - 19th & February 14th - 16th

Accept the Challenge!

Kodiak Challenge is an adventure that pushes your boundaries as you learn and apply leadership skills. This is a hand-on skills course for advanced co-ed leadership training in a high adventure setting, stressing servant leadership and the practical application of leadership concepts.


Over 2 long weekends (5 days) you will engage in high adventure activities that encourage you to try things that stretch your comfort zone. On the first weekend you will test your limits by exploring nature’s indoors in wild caves, rappelling, and bouldering in north Georgia/Alabama. On the second weekend you will explore nature's outdoors through winter hiking in North Carolina.

Leadership Skills

• Creating a Vision for Success
• Planning
• Effective Communication
• The Stages of Team Development
• Inclusiveness
• Values & Making Ethical Decisions
• Servant Leadership

Qualifications to Attend

• Be a registered Venturer, Boy Scout, Sea Scout, or Varsity Scout.
• Be at least 14 years old, and completed the 8th grade.
• Completed Intro to Leadership Skills (ILS) for Crews, Troops, Ships, or Teams.
• Completed Youth Protection Training (YP and Venturing YP)
• National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) and/or National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience (NAYLE) is a plus.
• Be approved by your unit leader to participate in Kodiak.

What You Need
Registration Fee of $230 $175
Proof of training, BSA Medical Form, Parent/Guardian Permission Form
nline registration has closed. For late registration please contact Course Director: Dianna Peet - Email: – Phone: 770-448-1237 or Harald Hagen – Email:



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