All shooting sports activities held during a council resident camp will follow the standards in National Camp Standards, No. 430-056. All shooting sports activities held outside of a council’s resident camp will follow the rules and regulations found in the BSA National Shooting Sports Manual, No. 30931, which can be downloaded here.
The BSA National Shooting Sports Manual includes all of the information you will need pertaining to permitted guns used at each level of Scouting, the required range supervision, and training that Scouts must have for each activity.
References: National Camp Standards, No. 430-056;
BSA National Shooting Sports Manual, No. 30931
Cannons and Large-Bore Artillery
Units are not authorized, under any circumstances, to use a cannon or any other large-bore artillery device.
Archery and Knife and Tomahawk Throwing
These are approved activities for Boy Scouts and Venturers following the Sweet 16 of BSA Safety.