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Boy Scout Shotgun Merit Badge Shoot

Sponsored by

American Legion Post 156’s Venturing Crew

and the Old Post Rifle & Pistol Club


When: Sunday, June 17, 2018-- Father’s Day

Where: AGC Trap Fields, Marriotsville, MD

Time: 08:00hrs to 12:30hrs


Instructors and Range Safety Officers will provide periods of instruction on:

  • Shotgun familiarity and general gun safety
  • Proper shooting techniques
  • Course of fire for Shotgun Merit Badge certification

Range operation and safety/range rules

  • A limited number of shotguns and shells will be provided for a fee.
  • Scouts with their dads are encouraged to bring additional shotgun and shells.

All shell loads must:

  • be number 7½, 8 or 9 birdshot

not exceed 1200 feet per second!


The cost for shells for three rounds at 25 shots per round will be $15.  The shoot is limited to 30 Scouts. Please register by June 10th here.


Contacts for Information:

Mr. Ed Marsh, Crew 156 Advisor, crewadvisor156@gmail.com

Mr. Dana Edwards, Crew Committee, dana_edwards@comcast.net