ANSWER: In the Guide to Safe Scouting, it states that all rifle shooting activities must be supervised by a currently NRA -certified Rifle Instructor and when on the range, must be supervised by a currently NRA-certified Range Safety Officer.
ANSWER: First you should contact your shooting sports district liaison, if your district has one and ask them for the names of instructors in your district. If your district does not have a liaison, ask your District Commissioner or OA Advisor.
Can my Troop Rent Archery and firearms from the Council?
ANSWER: A troop or crew can rent .22 rifles, shotguns and archery equipment to use at Lost Pines. The unit will need to complete a Tour Planning Worksheet 21 days in advance.
A troop can rent archery equipment, but not firearms, to use on a campout.
NOTE: Muzzleloaders and pistols are not available except for Council sponsored events.
If you still can not find a rifle instructor, contact Bill Bryson
If you are looking for an archery instructor, contact Bill Prout