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From the 2021 NRAWC youth Adventure Camp.

Our mission is leadership, patriotism and marksmanship in that order.

I will post stuff as I have time as I need to get caught up.


Miss me, LOL. 😆
With 12 pages of “unread topics” looks like you all have kept the place moving along nicely.🙃👍


Last year the ADVC was nixed because of the plandemic.

This year no socialist distancing and no face diapers. And all according to WC covid policy. BFYTW. They have had enough covid BS tyranny and so have the rest of Americans.

The instructor crew for all disciplines was ready to roll out and were well prepared with their courses of fire. So the campers got top notch instruction. And many thanks to the ADVC sponsors.


I was lead rifle instructor again and once again blessed to have a very competent assistance. I also do hunt skills as I am a NM hunter ed instructor. More on that later…

 

The evening of their day two long range rifle event is the pinnacle of the campers two day rifle class. That is long range night with the big gunz.

Remember, they rotate through two days each of rifle, handgun, muzzleloader, shotgun and archery. All this is mixed with courses in leadership and camping and cooking skills. They do letter writing to the sponsors as well.

 

They also hear the story of April 19th, 1775 which takes  me about 45 minutes to do. I end with this quote:

Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired of. Our enemies are numerous and powerful, but we have many friends, determining to be free, and heaven and earth will aid the resolution. On you depend the fortunes of America. You are to decide the important question, on which rest the happiness and liberty of millions yet unborn. Act worthy of yourselves.”

Joseph Warren, March 6, 1775

 

The big Barrett M82A1 is always a big hit, pun intended.

 More on that later….

But I am really impressed with the 338 Lapua. A Savage Precision Rifle donated by Savage. It is topped with a Burris scope. Launching 300 grain bullets, up here in the thin air, this baby stays supersonic to over 2000 yards. We used the old Barrett range in which we used their existing steel. The 338 was shot to just under 1600 yards.

Next year we will be a full mile or more.

 

Here is the target after about 25 campers fired two rounds each. I am on the right.  Each night before the campers arrive to the range, we rezero for the changing weather conditions. Just to be sure.

One pic is looking thru the scope of the 338 to a rock the size of a buffalo at one mile away. It is a neck shot. 😝 
Bottom pic is the view from the top pic. We shoot about 300 yards in front of the red cabins in the distance.

 

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A pic of me outside the cabin with the 338.

It took five of us to lift the 36”x36” AR500 3/8” steel on that steep slope.
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…more later as I get caught up.

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Looks like an awesome event to be a part of!!! Where is this at? Looks oddly like the Southwest... Hope y'all are safe, and have fun!!!

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Raton, New Mexico at the NRA Whittington Center.

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Looks like another great time had by all!

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Great stuff !

 

Don't you have a big shindig happening in September, too ?  

They made mention of it in the last NRA Magazine. They September date was a delay from an earlier date. 

A Whittington Center Anniversary or such, IIRC ?  

 

Such good work...

John

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:thumbs2: Excellent TaosGlock :respect:

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23 hours ago, Retcop said:

Great stuff !

 

Don't you have a big shindig happening in September, too ?  

They made mention of it in the last NRA Magazine. They September date was a delay from an earlier date. 

A Whittington Center Anniversary or such, IIRC ?  

 

Such good work...

John

It is Whittington Center donor appreciation weekend

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