If you’re a junior interested in learning more about rifle marksmanship, there’s still room within the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Junior Rifle Camps!
Each year, the CMP hosts a series of hands-on, informative Junior Rifle Camps for high school-age students and coaches during the summer months. Participants in the camps receive valuable lessons on intermediate and advanced marksmanship skills through various exercises and demonstrations, all led by current collegiate rifle athletes.
CMP Junior Camps with open availability include:
- Standing Camp 1, Camp Perry, OH– May 31-June 2
- 3P Air Camp 2, Camp Perry, OH – June 5-9
- 3P Air Camp 6, Casper, WY – June 26-30
- Smallbore Camp 1, Elk River, MN – June 27-30
- 3P Camp 8, Camp Perry, OH – July 3-7
- Standing Camp 2, Tampa, FL – July 10-12
- Standing Camp 4, Anniston, AL – July 19 – 21
- 3P Camp 9, Anniston, AL – July 24-28
- 3P Camp 11, Perry, NY – July 31-Aug 4
The camps are excellent tools in developing each athlete’s strengths within the physical and mental aspects of the sport while refining trouble areas that may need more attention. Students are able to apply the constructive lessons learned in camp to their own budding marksmanship careers, with many moving on to college programs and beyond.
The Junior Rifle Camps are designed to train rifle fundamentals and techniques through group discussions and personal guidance from collegiate mentors on the firing line. The schedule also includes instructional smallbore camps for even more opportunities to learn on the range.
All experience levels welcome! Find a list of dates and more detailed camp information, including registration info, on the CMP website at https://thecmp.org/youth/junior-air-rifle-camps-and-clinics/.
— By Ashley Dugan, CMP Staff Writer
The Civilian Marksmanship Program is a federally chartered 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation. It is dedicated to firearm safety and marksmanship training and to the promotion of marksmanship competition for citizens of the United States. For more information about the CMP and its programs, log onto www.TheCMP.org.