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4-H Shooting Sport Information Meeting

Online meeting only
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Event Date(s)
Event Time

Who: McHenry and Lake County Youth ages 8-18 (AND PARENTS)

  •  Recommended for new or beginner level participants with 2 years or less experience in the 4-H Shooting Sport program
  • Optional for Returning 4-H Shooting Sports members with 3 years or more experience in the 4-H Shooting Sport program

Date: March 4 at 7:00 PM
Virtual: ZOOM link will be sent in confirmation email

Archery, Air Rifle, and Shot Gun Classes 

  • Air Rifle - ages 8-18
  • Archery - ages 8-18
  • Shot Gun - ages 12-18


The 4-H Shooting Sports Program is an active program that is attractive to both youth and adults. The program uses positive learning and interaction with youth and adult role models. The disciplines are modeled after the National 4-H Shooting Sports Program and are administered by certified-state leaders consisting of extension personnel and volunteers.

ALL youth ages 8-18 as of September 1, 2023 are welcome to join! Those not already enrolled in the 4-H program, will become an Illinois 4-H member by joining the Shooting Sports program. Once a 4-H member, youth can participate in ANY 4-H project area! See the Illinois 4-H Projects

Illinois 4-H Shooting Sports program information can be found on the State website:

VOLUNTEERS: If you are a parent or volunteer that is interested in becoming a shooting sports instructor or county volunteer, please contact Michele Aavang at or 815-338-3737. See IL 4-H State Volunteer training information


For more information about 4-H opportunities in your county...

Lake County 4-H

McHenry County 4-H& 4-H Shooting Sports Program contact

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact
Program Areas