2023 Rangemaster Trainings

Every Scout deserves a trained leader!

Operation of BB, Archery, and Other Shooting Sports Ranges for Scouting activities and events require qualified, trained BSA Rangemasters. If your training has expired or you are looking to become a Rangemaster, we will be holding a courses at Camp Tuckahoe and Wizard Ranch!


Wizard Ranch – 1085 Accomac Road, York, PA 17406

September 23, 2023 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Wizard Safari set-up Day)

9/23/2023 Rangemaster Training

Camp Tuckahoe – 400 Tuckahoe Road, Dillsburg, PA 17050

October 28, 2023 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Halloween Day)

10/28/2023 Rangemaster Training

Course Information:
  • BB Gun/Slingshot Rangemaster and Archery Rangemaster training (2 separate courses) are conducted by a BSA National Camping School Certified Shooting Sports Director, or Certified Instructors authorized by the shooting sports committee.
  • These “BB Gun/Slingshot Rangemaster” and “Archery Rangemaster” certifications are valid for two years from the date of the training.
  • Archery, BB gun, and sling shot shooting for Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts are prohibited at the pack level or den level. A multi-pack or multi-den event is not to be considered a district or council activity.

  • All shooting ranges in the Cub Scout program must be supervised by a qualified Rangemaster, who is at least 18 years of age, and meets the minimum requirements. (Youth Protection Guidelines)

Additional Resources:

BSA Rangemaster Courses Brochure

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