Darke County Fish & Game (DCF&G)
- 1407 New Garden Rd, New Paris, Ohio, 45347
Firearm Instruction, Responsibility, and Safety Training is the NRA’s response to the American public’s need for a firearm orientation program for new purchasers.
NRA FIRST Steps Shotgun course is designed to provide a hands-on introduction to the safe handling and proper orientation to one specific shotgun model. This course is at least three hours long and includes classroom and range time learning to shoot a specific model shotgun at a moving target. Students will learn the NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; the particular shotgun model parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; cleaning the shotgun; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Shotgun Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, FIRST Steps Course completion certificate.
-Skeet or Trap Shotgun if you have it. No need to be anything special, an off the shelf smooth bore shotgun will work. If you do not have one, let us know and you can borrow one for the cost of ammunition you use during the course.
-Defensive style shotgun if you have it. If you do not have one, let us know and you can borrow one for the cost of ammunition you use during the course.
-25 rounds of 7-1/2 or 8 shot birdshot in the appropriate gauge your shotgun is designed for.
-5 rounds of buckshot in the appropriate gauge your shotgun is designed for.
-10 rounds of slugs in the appropriate gauge your shotgun is designed for.
-Eye and ear protection
-Clothing that will be comfortable for up to an hour or two for an outdoor range unless the course is held at an indoor range.
-Owners manual that came with the shotgun if you have it.
-Cleaning kit if you have it.
DOWNLOAD/PRINT FORM and please for our convience and yours fill out the form with a black ink pen and bring it to class with you. This will help us speed up the class time, so we can spend more time training, and improving your skills. Thank You!
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Interested in this course but can't attend the course date(s) or there are no more available dates listed? Join the course waitlist, make a $50 non-refundable deposit and pay the remaining balance of your course when we schedule it. You will be contacted when there is enough interest in scheduling another course. Click here to join.
NRA FIRST STEPS SHOTGUN ORIENTATION
9am - 5pm