Cub Scout Shooting Sports

Cub Scout Shooting Sports is available at District and Council Events only.

Archery, BB gun shooting, and slingshot shooting are restricted to day camps, Cub Scout/Webelos Scout resident camps, council-managed family camping programs, or council activities where there are properly trained supervisors and where all standards for BSA shooting sports are enforced. All shooting ranges in the Cub Scout program must be supervised by a qualified range master who is at least 18 years of age and meets the minimum requirements.

  • Archery, BB gun shooting, and slingshot shooting are not approved unit activities.  Link to “BSA Age Appropriate Guidelines” document.

  • The use of pellet air rifles is restricted to Webelos Scouts in a Boy Scouts of America resident camp setting only.

  • Kindergarten–age boys and girls in the Lion program are approved to participate in Cub Scout shooting sports activities only in Archery and Sling Shot(wrist rockets).

  • The Multi-Gun Airsoft Experience introduced in August 2015 was not designed for participation in this award. Airsoft guns are not approved for use in the Cub Scout shooting sports program.

  • All local, state, and federal laws for BB guns, archery, and slingshot shooting must be followed.

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