Millions of Americans enjoy target shooting, whether it’s target archery, plinking with a .22 caliber, shooting sporting clays, or hunting. All these activities, collectively known as the shooting sports, are fun as well as being safe.

Target shooting and hunting are lifetime sports. The training needed to become safe and successful takes physical and mental discipline. As participants improve their skills through practice, they also gain a sense of accomplishment. Other youth development lessons from the shooting sports include sportsmanship, responsibility and teamwork.

So go ahead and explore the many different ways your family can get involved in firearms safety, hunting, target shooting, and archery!!