The Haywood County Bulls Eye Shooting Sports 4-H Club is open to any youth between the ages of 9 to 18 years old, interested in learning about shooting sports. Youth must be nine years old as of Jan. 1, 2019. to participate.
Bulls Eye Shooting Sports 4-H Club promotes the advancement of firearm safety and the instruction of shooting skills among youth in Haywood County. The Bulls Eye Shooting Sports Club has nine different shooting sports disciplines including: air rifle, air pistol, shotgun, 22 riffle, muzzle loading, and archery. The club participates in bimonthly club meetings as well as competitions at district, state, and national levels.
Equipment and ammunition are provided for 4-H club members by generous support from the Friends of the NRA Foundation and the club also welcomes donations to be used to purchase additional needed shooting sports equipment and supplies. 4-H club members must purchase their own ear protection and safety glasses. The club also requires an adult attend each club meeting with their child.
Youth interested in joining the Bulls Eye Shooting Sports 4-H Club and Haywood County 4-H need to fill out a 4-H enrollment form at https://www.4honline.com/ The club kickoff meeting will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23, 4pm at the Camp Lodge on the Mountain Research Station property, across from the Extension Center. For more information about the Bulls Eye Shooting Sports 4-H Club or other Haywood County 4-H programs, please call the Extension Center at 828-456-3575.
The 4-H program is the youth education program of North Carolina Cooperative Extension, based at North Carolina State and North Carolina A&T State universities. More than 218,000 young people between the ages of 5 and 19 participate in North Carolina 4-H activities.
4-H is a community of young people across America who are developing leadership, citizenship, public speaking, decision-making, and life skills. 4-H is about having fun, learning, exploring and discovering. In 4-H, young people make new friends, develop new skills, become leaders and help shape their communities.
Haywood County 4-H has numerous special interest programs, school enrichment programs, day camps, 4-H clubs, and opportunities for youth to learn while doing.