2019 4-H Shooting Sports Events at DBF&G

Please note the following dates in 2019 when Dunhams Bay Fish & Game Club welcomes 4-H Shooting Sports to our facility. Please encourage local youth to participate. Contact John Bowe: jfb32@cornell.edu

Sunday, January 6th Intermediate Archery Program—1-5pm @ Dunham’s Bay Fish & Game Club. Must be at least 8 years old and completed Basic Archery. Move beyond the basics of recurve shooting with compound bows. Once established, students will be allowed to select either a recurve or compound and work toward improving their grouping at several distances. Fee is $5 for 4-H members, $15 for non-members who enroll for the class.

February 10th – Intermediate Air Rifle Program—1PM – 3PM @ Dunham’s Bay Fish & Game Club. Must be at least 9 years of age. Work on greater sight alignment, breath control, and smaller targets for score. Fee $5 per member, $15 for non-members who enroll for the class.

Sunday, March 3rd – Basic Air Pistol—1PM – 3PM @ Dunham’s Bay Fish & Game Club. Must be at least 10 years of age and completed basic rifle. Continue to improve 3-position skills. Work on improving groups, trigger squeeze, breathing, and scoring targets. Fee $5 for members.

Sunday, March 3rd– Intermediate Air Pistol—3PM – 5PM @ Dunham’s Bay Fish & Game Club. Must be at least 10 years of age and completed basic pistol. Continue to improve 3-position skills. Work on im-proving groups, trigger squeeze, breathing, and scoring targets. Fee $5 for members.

Tuesday, April 23rd Sportsman Education Program 9AM—5PM @ Dunham’s Bay Fish & Game Club. Must be at least 11.5 years old and have completed the required homework. The homework MUST be picked up by April 1st at the Cornell Cooperative Extension office in Warrensburg. No fee for materials or class.

Sunday, June 16th – Shotgun Program—1PM – 5PM @ Dunham’s Bay Fish & Game Club. Must be at least 12 years of age and completed basic rifle. Continue to improve 3-position skills. Work on improving groups, trigger squeeze, breathing, and scoring targets. Fee is $5 for 4-H members, $15 for non-members who enroll for the class.

Saturday & Sunday, September 14th & 15th – Sportsman Education Super Weekend. Location TBD.   Hunter Safety, Bowhunter Safety, and Trapping are all taught during this weekend.  You may enroll in one class each day to complete a total of two licenses over the weekend.  All classes require homework to be completed prior to class.  Registration usually opens July 21 or August 1 and must be completed on the DEC online registration system.  No fee for materials or class.

Sunday, November 3rd Basic Archery—1-5pm @ Dunham’s Bay Fish & Game Club—MUST be an enrolled 4-H member and must be 8 years of age or older. Participants will learn basic stance, parts of a bow, and the 11 steps to the ten ring. Fee is $5 for 4-H members, $15 for non-members who enroll for the class.

NOTE: Dates and locations are subject to change due to weather or scheduling