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Gary Westby Educational Shooting Sports Range

The Gary Westby Educational Shooting Sports range offers opportunities for sportsmen, sportswomen, and youth. The Range consists of a five-stand sporting clays range and a ten-bench .22 smallbore rifle range.

 Programs include:

  • Firearms safety classes for youth
  • MDHA Forkhorn overnight camp (firearm/bow safety)
  • Sporting clays leagues for men, women, and youth
  • Women's sampler events
  • Archery clubs
  • Other special events

These programs are designed to educate people about safe, responsible, and ethical behavior while hunting and using firearms. If you would like to set up a shooting sports program at Prairie Woods ELC please give us a call at 320-354-5894 for more information.

2021 Firearm Safety Classes:
*Preregistration is required for all firearm safety classes*

MN DNR Firearm Safety Field Day for online Course. (FULL)
This class is the required field day for youth that have completed the MN DNR firearm Safety Online Class.
Date: Saturday, May 1st
Time: 7:30am-1:00
Cost: $7.50

MDHA Forkhorn Camp

MDHA FORKHORN I CAMP - Day Camp format for 2021
Camp is open to 11-15 year olds.
This camp is designed to teach beginning hunting skills. It will provide extensive hands-on instruction in basic safety and shooting techniques for rifle, shotgun, and archery. It will also include classes on Whitetail deer ecology, outdoor survival skills, and Hunters ethics along with traditional camp activities like canoeing and rock climbing.MN DNR Firearm Safety Certification included.
Dates: Monday, June 14th - Firday, June 18th.
Monday - Thursday hours will be 9:00-4:00
Friday 9:00-12:00 (range day)
Cost: $300

Please contact Kory Klebe to register:

Schedule a Program