Shooting Sports Summer Programs
Come join one of our summer programs to learn something new or continue to develop your archery and firearms skills. All programs and camps will be hosted at the Shooting Sports Education Center (SSEC) at Georgia Southern University. Archery programs are available for children 7 and up, while firearms programs are available for children ages 10 and up. Be sure to read the description for the program you’re interested in to see if any more age requirements apply!
Firearms Day Camp
May 28 – May 31
The Firearms Day Camp is designed for all firearm enthusiasts to learn the basics of form, shooting and the rules on the firearms range.
NRA Level 1 Rifle Coaches Certification
June 1 – June 3
The NRA Level 1 Rifle Coaches certification course at the Georgia Southern University Shooting Sports Education Center is offered for club, JROTC and high school rifle coaches wanting to improve their coaching skills.
June 3 – June 27
Explore Archery is a versatile education activity program that is fun, rewarding, progressive, and most importantly – safe for kids. There are also sessions adapted for college students that are interested in being introduced to the sport, and even sessions tailored for families looking for an activity that includes everyone!
June 5; July 1
Try Archery is for anyone that wishes to discover the thrill of shooting a bow. Our certified coaches will teach the basics of shooting a bow and the required safety practices and techniques.
Outdoor Archery Day Camp
June 10 – June 14
The Outdoor Archery Day Camp is designed for all archers to learn the basics of form, shooting and the rules on the archery range.
Rifle Day Camp
June 10 – June 14
The shooting sports offer youth the opportunity to master safe firearm handling and marksmanship skills while learning about the exciting Olympic sport of target shooting. The instruction will be varied with drills, exercises and fun!
Elite Precision Rifle Academy
June 15 – June 18
The Elite Precision Rifle Academy is a residential rifle camp at the state-of-the-art Shooting Sports Education Center at Georgia Southern University.
Explore Bowhunting Day Camp
June 17 – June 21
Explore Bow hunting is an outdoor conservation education program focusing on interactions with people and wildlife. It teaches how to interact with nature using ageless hunting skills and appreciation of the nature and enhances their encounters with the outdoors.
June 19 – 22
This residential camp is designed specifically to introduce the concepts of the National Training System (NTS) to archers with archery experience. If you are looking to get a head start on your tournament preparation, this camp is for you!
Explore Bowfishing Day Camp
June 24 – June 28
Bowfishing is the sport of taking fish with a bow and arrow. Explore Bowfishing is an interactive shooting program that introduces participants to a fast-paced, archery-based form of fishing.
Elite Archery Academy
June 26 – 29
Elite Archery Academy is designed as a competitive, residential training camp that focuses not only on NTS form and shooting, but also on all the other critical parts of archery that competitive shooters must know.
Archery Day Camp
July 8 – July 12
Archery Day Camp is designed for beginner archers to learn the basics of form, shooting and the rules on the archery range.
Air Rifle Fundamentals Camp
July 13 – July 14
The Air Rifle Fundamentals Camp is a residential rifle camp at the Georgia Southern University Shooting Sports Education Center. This camp is designed for beginner to intermediate shooters.
Sportsman Day Camp
July 15 – July 19
The Sportsman Day Camp is designed for all archers and firearm enthusiasts to learn the basics of form, shooting and the rules on the archery range as well as on the firearms range. We will focus on shooting 3D, Field and FITA archery outdoors.
Last updated: 3/25/2019