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Old 12-09-2012, 8:04 PM
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Default Looking to Start my 12 year old shooting. Ideas?

I have 3 young boys. My oldest is 12 and I want to start him off right. He has been around guns and has ocationsaly fired a couple of rounds out of a 22 but looking to get him true skill training. I am in So. Cal near the LA/San Bernadino county line. Any ideas where I should go or maybe who I should talk too?
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Old 12-10-2012, 8:57 AM
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West End Gun Club has a Juniors program. You don't have to be a member to participate.
Contact the Junior Director, he can get your son started.

http://www.wegc.org/forum/index.php?board=27.0
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Old 02-05-2013, 7:24 PM
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I take my 9 year old to Appleseeds and the local NRA Jr. Program. Appleseed is very family friendly and you can shoot next to your son all day.

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Old 02-05-2013, 7:40 PM
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glad your doing this i took a hunters safety course as a youth one of the best things i ever did.
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Old 02-08-2013, 7:07 AM
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I would send him to camp this summer. The Santa Clarita Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation holds a Hunter's Safety / Shooting Camp every year. Our daughter started going when she was 11, passed her hunter's safety test and was able to shoot all types of guns. It is almost a week away from home, well supervised by very knowledgeable and Pro-2A folks and provides lots of experienced while being in a camp environment (all that is my words, not from the site).

Check it out:

http://www.scvquwf.com/Youth%20Camp.htm

BTW: They fill up FAST so if you are interested, I would get him enrolled right away.

Eric
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