Enhance youth development of self-concept, character and personal growth through safe, educational and socially acceptable involvement in shooting activities. To involve youth in a life skills program that teaches safe and responsible use of shooting sports equipment including sound decision-making, self-discipline and concentration. To promote the highest standards of safety, sportsmanship and ethical behavior. To expose participants to the broad array of vocational and life-long avocation activities related to shooting sports. To strengthen families through participation in life-long recreational activities. To complement and enhance the impact of existing safety, shooting and hunter education programs using experiential (hands on) educational methods and progressive development of skills and abilities.