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The "Training Center" was created as providing educational opportunities to our members and community is part of our organization's mission. Here you will find details on all up-coming training/workshops, including sign up instructions, associated costs (if any), equipment needed, point of contacts and more...  So be sure to check back often. 

 
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NRA Safety Range Officer Course

Date: March 16 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: (Registration now open) 

Lead by Mr. Jeff Eisaman, Chief Instructor and Training Counselor from Centerpoint training in PA, this course is for individuals who wish to obtain their NRA Safety Range Officer Certification.  Range Safety Officer candidates will learn roles and responsibilities of an RSO; Range Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); range inspection; range rules; range briefings; emergency procedures; and firearm stoppages and malfunctions. Each Range Safety Officer Candidate will receive an RSO Student Study Guide, a Basic Firearm Training Program brochure, an NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure and a Course Evaluation form. By attending this "in-person" training, you will have the benefit of Jeff's many years of experience not available via an online offering. Cost for the course is $125, a $50 deposit is due at sign up. This course is open to the general public.  Click here for registration. 

NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course

Date: March 30

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: (Registration now open) 

Lead by Mr. Michael Fisher, this course has something for everyone, from new shoots to those who are working towards their instructor rating. Course topics include: gun safety rules, proper operation of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, ammunition knowledge and selection, pistol selection and storage, shooting fundamentals, pistol inspection and maintenance, marksmanship, and shooting range safety. Additionally, students will complete live fire training and a nationally standardized shooting qualification while on the range with NRA Certified Instructors. Students will receive the NRA Guide: Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, take a Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination and receive a course completion certificate bearing the signature of the NRA Secretary and your NRA Certified Instructor. The course cost is $125, with a $50 deposit due at time of sign up.  Click here for registration. 

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NRA Basic Rifle Shooting Course 

Date: April  13 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: (Registration now open) 

Lead by Mr. Jeff Eisaman, Chief Instructor and Training Counselor from Centerpoint training in PA, Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; rifle parts and operation; ammunition; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting from the bench rest, prone, sitting, standing and kneeling positions; cleaning, and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Rifle Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Rifle Shooting Student Examination, and receive a course completion certificate. The course cost is $125, a $50 deposit is due at sign up. This course is open to the general public.  Click here for registration. 

NRA Basic Rifle Instructor Course 

Date: April  14 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: (Registration now open) 

Lead by Mr. Jeff Eisaman, Chief Instructor and Training Counselor from Centerpoint training in PA, Prerequisite: Possession of basic firearm safety and shooting skills is a prequisite for certification as an NRA instructor. Prior to the instructor training, candidates complete a pre-course questionnaire and demonstrate their firearm background in pre-course assessment exercises.
Description: Course is presented in two parts: Basic Instructor Training, and discipline specific instructor training. Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises during the course, and complete an instructor certification examination. Students will receive the NRA Trainer’s Guide, NRA Rifle Shooting Instructor Candidate Packet and NRA Basic Rifle Shooting course student packet. T
he course cost is $250, a $50 deposit is due at sign up. This course is open to the general public.  Click here for registration. 

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NRA Basic Shotgun Course 

Date: June 8

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: (Registration now open) 

Lead by Mr. Jeff Eisaman, Chief Instructor and Training Counselor from Centerpoint training in PA. This course is at least ten-hours long and includes classroom and range time learning how to shoot shotguns at moving targets. Students learn NRA’s rules for safe gun handling; shotgun parts and operation; shotgun shell components; shotgun shell malfunctions; shooting fundamentals; range rules; shooting at straight away and angled targets; cleaning; and continued opportunities for skill development. Students will receive the Basics of Shotgun Shooting handbook, NRA Gun Safety Rules brochure, Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification booklet, take a Basics of Shotgun Shooting Student Examination, and receive a course completion certificate. The course cost is $125, a $50 deposit is due at sign up. This course is open to the general public.  Click here for registration. 

NRA Basic Shotgun Instructor Course 

Date: June 9

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: (Registration now open) 

Lead by Mr. Jeff Eisaman, Chief Instructor and Training Counselor from Centerpoint training in PA, Prerequisite: Possession of basic firearm safety and shooting skills is a perquisite for certification as an NRA instructor. Prior to the instructor training, candidates complete a pre-course questionnaire and demonstrate their firearm background in pre-course assessment exercises.
Description: Course is presented in two parts: basic instructor training, and discipline specific instructor training. Students demonstrate organizational and teaching skills via participation in practical exercises during the course, and complete an instructor certification examination. Students will receive the NRA Trainer’s Guide, NRA Shotgun Instructor C
andidate Packet, and NRA Basic Shotgun Shooting course student packet. The course cost is $250, a $50 deposit is due at sign up. This course is open to the general public.  Click here for registration. 

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HSI Basic First Aid/CPR/Stop the Bleed

Date:  February 25th date, cancelled; reschedule date announcing soon

Time: 9am - 5pm

 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED:  February 25th date, cancelled; reschedule date announcing soon

The goal of the HSI Adult First Aid | CPR AED training program is for participants to gain or improve knowledge and skill proficiency in adult first aid and/or CPR AED for adult, child, and infant. This program includes flexible instructional tools for developing proficiency via demonstration and prompted practice, including scenario-based problem-solving exercises with feedback. HSI First Aid | CPR AED reflects the latest resuscitation science and treatment recommendations published by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR), and it conforms with the 2020 American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC and the annual Guidelines Update.

There is a $15 fee per participant to help defray cost of equipment rental, due at the beginning of class. For those participants wishing to receive a CPR/First Aid/Stop the Bleed certification cards and additional fee will be required. This course is open to the public. 

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DNR Hunter Safety Course

Date: Look for late summer offering

 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED:   

This course is for individuals who wish to obtain a "hunting license" in the state of MD. Lead by our DSA Team of DNR certified instructors, the February course will be offered in a multi-day format, the first 4 sessions will involve interactive classroom instruction with the final day of instruction taking place outdoors.  Attendance for all sessions is mandatory. Seating is limited, pre-registration is required and will be taken on a first come first serve basis as this course is open to the public. The course is free and firearms will be provided by DNR. Any student under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult through all sessions.  DSA may at their discretion, require adult supervision for any student 13-16 years of age.   

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Look for the following NRA courses posting shortly. 

 Personal Protection "In The Home" Course.*

*must be an NRA certified instructor to participate

All courses will carry a fee and preregistration will be required. Check back often, details will be posted as they become available. 

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Ladies Only Workshops

     
Our "Ladies Only" workshops are off and running!  If you are interested in taking part, keep an eye on our site for upcoming events, and/or send us an email and we will add you to our "ladies only" distro list.  Hopefully we will be seeing you soon!

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