Youth Shooting Programs
Santa Clara Valley Rifle Club http://www.scvrc.com/
has 2 programs they conduct at the 10th Street Range
First is the "Newbies Program" that's conducted every 2d Saturday
beginning at 4:30 pm. This is very informal and there is no cost and no
previous experience needed. It's a walk-in program geared toward people
who have never shot before. After a safety brief, participants shoot .22
caliber rifles. Pizza, BBQ, and other food is provided.
Second is the more formal Basic Rifle Marksmanship (BRM) program
http://www.scvrc.com/4h_scout.htm serves as an introduction to
firearms safety as well as instruction in the fundamentals of rifle
marksmanship. They have set aside every Saturday from 10:30 to 2 pm for
the exclusive purpose of encouraging marksmanship skill
development. Participants are expected to go through the First Steps
is conducted the first Saturday every month. The First Steps class costs
$25. After that, the shooting is free.
The San Jose Zouaves Rifle Club conducts a junior program
http://zouaves.org/zouaves/junior for new shooters aged 10 to 18
every 2d Saturday from 8:30 am to noon at the 200 yard range at the
Santa Clara County Field Sports Park (aka Metcalf Range)
The program is free and open to walk-ons. After a
detailed safety brief, shooters get to shoot .22 caliber rifles under
close supervision of club members.