by NRA Staff -
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Author and BSA National staffer Frank Horak works with a Cub Scout on the basics of BB gun shooting with a Daisy.
Camp Thunder was a 5-Stand Sporting clays venue at the 2010 BSA National Jamboree at Ft. A.P. Hill,, Va.
American Rifleman Editor-In-Chief Mark Keefe, an Eagle Scout and NRA Certified Instructor, teaches Rifle Shooting Merit Badge to a group of Boy Scouts at the 2010 BSA Centennial Jamboree.
Scouts wait to shoot at the “O.K. Corral and are given a safety briefing before going in to shoot. A pair of BSA 100th Anniversary Henry .22 lever-actions were on display.
The “O.K. Corral” airgun range was a big hit at Venturing area of the BSA Centennial Jamboree.
Inside the “O.K. Coral” Scouts shot Crosman airguns at reactive targets under the watchful eyes and helping hands of volunteer NRA Certified Instructors.
The Merit Badge Midway was where Scouts could work toward every Merit Badge offered by the BSA. The Rifle and Shotgun Shooting Merit Badges were set up by NRA.
Remington Arms Co. provided special BSA 100th Anniversary Model 870 to be used by Scouts at the Centennial Jamboree.
Scouts had a chance to ride mountain bikes and shoot air rifles at the “Bikethalon” program area.
Muzzleloading rifles were part of the fun at Ft. A.P. Hill during the BSA Centennial Jamboree.
NRA Certified Instructors gave the Scouts some instruction on firearms safety and basic marksmanship at Camp Thunder, where Scouts had the opportunity to try a fun 5-Stand course.
Camp Thunder, as its name implies, roared with sound of gunfire all day as thousands and thousands of Boy Scouts fired 5-Stand in a really fun—and safe—venue.
The short-lived American Boy Scouts endorsed an “American Boy Scout” .22 Short Remington Rolling Block rifle, complete with a dull pot-metal bayonet.
The ABS Rolling Block was actually marked on the left side of the receiver as “American Boy Scout.”
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