NRA has resources,
programs and training to assist youth organizations, such as Boy
Scout troops, Royal Ranger outposts, American Legion posts, JROTC
units, 4-H clubs, FFA chapters, commercial summer camps and U.S.
If your organization or club offers gun safety or shooting
sports programs, NRA can help!
- NRA has gun safety materials, handbooks, videos, posters and
other training aids to assist program leaders in teaching the safe
gun handling and marksmanship fundamentals. For more information
see the Youth Programs Resources and Information
page or visit the NRA Program Materials Center.
- NRA has a variety of programs that your organization can either
participate in or conduct. Programs such as Winchester/NRA
Marksmanship Qualification Shooting, NRA Day
Shooting Sports Events, Youth Hunter Education
Challenge and competitive shooting.
- As the foremost experts on firearm education, NRA offers instructor
training for program leaders in rifle, pistol, shotgun,
muzzleloading guns, range safety and home firearm safety. This
training provides you with the knowledge and tools necessary to
teach the NRA's Basic Firearm Education Courses.
- For program leaders involved in developing the skills of young
shooters, NRA offers coach training. This training helps leaders
take new shooters and develop their skills and marksmanship
techniques for various levels of competition.
- The NRA offers a Sanctioned Special
Tournament at reduced match fees to assist youth organizations
with their junior shooting programs. A club or team that wants to
participate must belong to a national youth-serving organization,
such as (but not limited to) the 4-H, The American Legion, JROTC,
the U.S. Jaycees, Royal Rangers, National High School Rodeo
Association, or the Boy Scouts of America. For more information and
to obtain an NRA Youth Cooperative Program Confirmation
Form, contact the Youth Programs Department at (703)
Your organization or club can become part of NRA's Network of
clubs nationwide. NRA Youth Club Affiliation
provides you with numerous benefits and services from NRA, such
Free Magazine - Your
club may choose a subscription to either InSights (NRA's magazine for youth), American Rifleman, American Hunter, or America's 1st Freedom, where expert authors
share their knowledge about shooting, hunting, firearms and other
NRA Training Programs
- Your club can offer its members NRA training programs that teach
firearm safety and handling, marksmanship, hunting skills and
Program - Help your club earn money by recruiting
NRA members both through your club and at outside venues such as
gun shows. Recruiter programs earn commissions of up to $10. Many
clubs earn thousands of dollars each year through this no-cost
program! NRA provides recruiting material and offers tips and
techniques on becoming a successful recruiter.
Liability Insurance -
Your club will be eligible to purchase valuable NRA-endorsed
insurance coverage for your shooting and hunting activities.
100% Club Benefits -
Clubs maintaining a 100% NRA individual membership in any calendar
year receive additional benefits (including our unique100%
Awards - Your club can receive awards for
outstanding programs and achievements. Youth clubs qualify for
awards, such as Youth Club Meritorious Achievement, Outstanding
Youth Club, High School Meritorious Achievement, Outstanding Camp
Award and others.
Range Development Grant/Loan
Program - NRA affiliates may qualify for grants and
loans to acquire, develop or expand shooting facilities. NRA grants
average $4 million dollars each year!
Alerts - Your club will be alerted of legislation
likely to affect sportsmen and clubs at the national, state and
local levels. Clubs with fax machines and/or computers can receive
up-to-the-minute information from NRA-ILA Grassroots.
Free Website Listing Of Club
Events - The NRA's website receives thousands of
hits each week. Affiliated clubs may list upcoming club events on
our National Registry of Club
Newsletter - This quarterly will
keep you up to date with the latest programs, funding opportunities
For more information and a club affiliation form, contact the NRA
Clubs and Associations Department at (800) NRA-CLUB.