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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.

2017 Firearm Safety Classes:
*Preregistration is required for all firearm safety classes*

-Saturday, April 2017 (TBD)- All Day Field and Range Day for online course.

-Saturday, May 2017 (TBD)- All Day Field and Range Day for online course.
MDHA Forkhorn Camp

Camp starts: Sunday, July 8th 2018 @ 3:00
Camp ends: Thursday, July 12th 2018 @ 1:00
This firearms safety course is a part of an overnight summer camp where participants will sleep in tents and cook their own meals over a coleman stove.
Camp is open to 12-15 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.
Cost: $380

Camp starts: Monday, July 16th
Camp ends: Friday, July 20th
This archery safety course is a part of a DAY CAMP.
Camp is open to 12-15 year olds.
This camp is for youth who have completed their Firearms Safety Training. Forkhorn II goes beyond the basics and focuses on archery and deer hunting. Campers will learn to properly shoot compound bows and much more. Campers will also participate in traditional camp activities such as rock climbing, canoeing and more. MN DNR Bow Hunting Certification is included.
 Cost: $250

Please contact Kory Klebe to register:

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