Shooting Sports Updates

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Delaware 4-H Shooting Sports Instructors Spring Meeting

 April 11, 2018

 Welcome and Introductions

Training Opportunities

Level 1 Training

Hurlock, MD Training, Multiple Disciplines Offered

Delaware Archery Training,  In process of scheduling dates with course instructors

Level 2 Training

Iowa – May 6-10; sending 3 leaders: Gary Utley, Patty Utley, Scott Ventura

Information on future training opportunity will be shared when received


Statewide Educational Opportunities

Clubs Overview – New Castle, Kent, Sussex

Outreach Update

Greenwing Event – April 14; Owens Station

Future outreach opportunities will be shared; adult instructors and teen leaders are welcome to help

4-H Camps – Instructors needed to help teach

State Camp,

Archery Instructors needed week 1, June 12-15 and week 2, June 19-22

Day Camp

Kent County Day Camp; July 9-13

County Archery Contests and State Archery Contest

Sussex – May 19th

Kent –  May 20th

Program Management – Refresher

Minimum Standards – Handout

Yearly Reporting – Handout

Leader Enrollment and Instructor Certification

Equipment Management

National Shooting Sports Initiatives

National 4-H SS Teen Leadership Institute Information Shared

**Please see application at bottom of this post.

National SS News Blast Reviewed

Grant / Funding Opportunities

Daisy Scholarship Due April 30

Delaware 4-H Shooting Sports Advisory Board

Discussion – will be re-starting this group next year; meeting 2x per year

Representation from each county: Level 1 instructors, Level 2 instructors, teens

If interested in serving, please let Kristin know.  😊

Future Instructor Meeting – Spring

1-2x per year (fall is probably a difficult time to schedule)


Other Agenda Items

Gary read a nice letter from Jim Kemble regarding his time and dedication to the 4-H shooting sports program and the letter concluded by sharing that he will be moving out of state, although Jim does plan on visiting and staying in touch!  Delaware 4-H shooting sports will miss Jim and recognizes Jim’s commitment to the shooting sports program over many, many years.  Jim ws recently inducted into the Delaware 4-H Hall of Fame.  Good Luck Jim and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Tennessee.


2018 National 4-H Shooting Sports Teen Leadership Institute

July 24-28, 2018

Montana State University – Bozeman, MT

2018 National 4-H SS Teen Leadership Institute Application