PROGRAM GOALS:1. To encourage understanding of natural resource concepts through participant's interest in shooting and hunting. 2. To enhance development of participant's self-concept character and personal growth through safe educational and socially acceptable involvement in shooting activity. 3. To teach safe and responsible use of firearms and archery equipment including sound decision-making self-discipline and concentration. 4. To promote the highest standards of safety sportsmanship and ethical behavior. 5. To expose participants to the broad array of vocation and lifelong avocational activities related to shooting sports. 6. To strengthen families through life-long recreational activities. 7. To complement and enhance the impact of existing safety and hunter education programs.