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Boy Scout Shotgun Merit Badge Shoot

Sponsored by

Old Post Rifle & Pistol Club



When: Tentative - Sunday, June 19, 2022-- 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 shotguns 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 $20. If you bring your own shells, the fee is $5.  The shoot is limited to 30 Scouts.


Contacts for Information:

Commander Ed Hall, commander@legionpost156maryland.org