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Rifle Shooting

Rifle ShootingGeneral Information

Subject to survey and required permissions, both indoor and outdoor ranges can be arranged at a location to suit you. BWDS have a team of NSRA qualified leaders to run the range for you in accordance with POR and all legislation. We have all the equipment required to set up and run the range for you. BWDS permanent air rifle & pistol shooting range is hosted by Brighton Hill Scout Group (BHSG) in their HQ (see below).

Booking & Forms

BWDS leaders are required to fill out a shooting application form.
Leaders from outside the District should make contact in the first instance and the correct form and other details will be sent to you.

Rifle shooting is subject to legislation and ALL shooters will need to make a declaration on the shooting permission form, a sample copy of which is available on BWDS website Activities page (Link to form).
Enquiries and further information – BWDS.activities@basingstokewestscouts.org.uk

Permanent range – BHSG HQ

Indoor Archery and Rifle ranges can be set up at BHSG HQ where BWDS are fortunate to have a permanent air rifle/pistol rage. Use of BHSG HQ, Brighton Hill, is by prior booking with Brighton Hill HQ booking clerk Jackie Edwards 01256 328833 kenneth.edwards@btinternet.com
Please ensure that you have booked the HQ before booking a shooting session. (Current charge £5 per hour).

Monthly Air Rifle/Pistol shoot – 2nd Wednesday.

BWDS Air rifle instructors run a regular shoot on the permanent range at BHSG HQ for all members of BWDS of Cub age and over. Shoots take place from January to November on the second Wednesday of each month.
Range opens at 19:30, last admission 20:30 with the range closed at 21:00. An additional charge is payable for this activity. Current charges can be confirmed via ADC Activities.

Anyone shooting must submit a signed declaration to the range officer (Link to form). Under 18’s will require parent/guardian signature on their form.

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