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4-H Shooting Sports


The Future of Shooting and Hunting Workshop

  • Saturday, February 1, 2020, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

33 Years Ago it began!

It is time for a change

Thirty Three years ago, the Hunter Education Workshop began with “...what if?” We are returning to our focus giving instructors the tools and insight to become better educators.The scope has been expanded from DEC Hunter Education Classes to 4-H Scouting and the highly successful school based shotgun programs.

The first year we never imagined crossbows, antler restrictions, or rifles in the Southern Zone.When the first workshop was held, fishers outside of the Adirondacks, scent blocker clothes, a youth turkey hunt, and 14 year-olds hunting big game were unknown. Thanks to our partnership; many successful changes have occurred ... More challenges remain!We will make a list on February 1st of what instructors want or don’t want.

The reasons for the workshop remain valid, including, legislation that is needed to enable young gun hunters the opportunity to share in the rich heritage we call hunting. We are focusing on hunter recruitment, retention and access.Recruiting new and reinvigorating existing instructors to grow as stewards of the environment and our shooting heritage.

Join us on February 1st. to celebrate the 1st event in a new series.The first 200 paid instructors, presenters, and facilitators will receive a special gift.

Sponsored by the NYS 4-H Shooting Sports Program and the CCE Senior Environmentalist

Registration is $25.00 for Certified NYS 4-H Shooting Sports Instructors,

NYS DEC Hunter Education Instructors, Scouting and NYS High School Trap

Registration 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.;program ends at 4:30 p.m. 

The Event will be held at the

Saratoga County Offices of

Cornell Cooperative Extension

50 West High Street

Ballston Spa, NY12020

Phone:(518) 885-8995

Fax:(518) 885-9078


A sign board will be placed

in front of the building

on February 1, 2020

for your convenience.

Building Strong and Vibrant New York Communities

Cornell Cooperative Extension in Saratoga County provides equal program and employment opportunities.

Click here for the brochure and registration form. Please register by January 24


$25 for Certified NYS Shooting Sports Instructors, $30 for all others


William M. Schwerd
Executive Director


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County
50 West High Street
Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Last updated January 14, 2020