Scout Leaders Achieve Youth Proficiency Rifle Instructor Certification

Date: 20th Nov 2023 Author: James Blachford

Celebrating a Milestone in Safety and Skill at Chalfont St Giles 1st Scout Group

In a remarkable display of commitment, leaders at 1st Chalfont St Giles Group dedicated their entire weekend to achieving certification as Youth Proficiency Rifle Instructors. The National Smallbore Rifle Association (NSRA) played a pivotal role in providing the training that has now equipped 12 leaders with the necessary skills to oversee air rifle shooting activities at the Scout hut.

🌟 A Weekend of Dedication:
Over the weekend, these leaders delved into intensive training sessions, demonstrating their unwavering dedication to enhancing the Scout experience. The certification process, facilitated by NSRA, covered essential aspects of rifle safety, proficiency, and responsible shooting practices.

🎯 12 New Range Officers Ready for Action:
The culmination of this effort resulted in the successful certification of 12 leaders as Range Officers. This achievement not only expands the skill set of the leaders but also opens up exciting possibilities for the Scouts at Chalfont St Giles.

👏 Ensuring Safety and Thrills:
The commitment of these leaders ensures a safe and thrilling experience for the Scouts under their guidance. With the new proficiency, air rifle shooting activities at the Scout hut are set to become an engaging and well-supervised adventure for all participants.

🚀 Embarking on Shooting Adventures:
With the certification in hand, the Scout leaders are ready to embark on a new chapter of shooting adventures. This accomplishment not only adds a dynamic element to the Scout program but also reflects the group’s dedication to fostering a diverse range of skills among its members.

The 1st Chalfont St Giles Scout Group takes pride in the commitment and achievements of its leaders, marking a significant step forward in promoting responsible and exciting activities for the Scouts. The entire community looks forward to the upcoming adventures and the positive impact they will undoubtedly have on the Scout experience.

Scouting provides a second family to lots of young people. It’s a safe place where they can aspire and grow.'
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls