Capitol Area Council - NRA Rifle Instructor Course

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NRA Rifle Instructor Course

Event Details


Location: Lost Pines Scout Reservation

Start Date: 6/6/2022

Age Requirement: 21

Registration Begins: 04/15/2022

Last Day to Register: 06/04/2022

Contact E-mail: Bill Agnell at:  

Cost: $80.00

MUST BE 21 YEARS OR OLDER (See below for limited exception)

Description: This 25 hour course completes all requirements to become an NRA Rifle Instructor. The training includes both classroom and range time.  Students will complete a basic instructor training (BIT), basics of rifle shooting and rifle instructor training. Students must complete all sections to become certified.   

NOTE: This course is not for Cub Scout leaders who want to be certified as Cub BB gun range masters.  Also, if you have already taken the basic instructor training (BIT), after registering, inform Mr. Agnell and he will give you specific times to arrive so that you do not repeat BIT.

Limited Exception: Scouts under 21 who plan to work at winter or summer camp on the shooting range may attend and be certified as assistant or apprentice instructors at no cost, only with the prior approval of Mr. Agnell.


Times: Monday, June 6 from 9:00 am - 8:00 pm. Tuesday, June 7 from 8:30 am - 8:00 pm .Wednesday, June 8 from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.

Meals: Meals will be provided at Lost Pines Scout Reservation.

Camping: If requested in advance.

Class Size: This course is open to the first 10 who register and pay the $80 course fee.


Course requirements to be certified as an NRA Rifle Instructor:

1. Be a registered Scouter age 21 or over; Scouts under 21 may be certified as either assistant or apprentice insturctors, depending on age.

2. Attend the entire course;

3. Pass a written test and demonstrate shooting ability;

4. Each participant must commit to helping at least once each year with a Council, District, Troop or Venture shooting sports activity, not including their own unit.

There will be a $30 - $50 NRA certification fee at the end of the course, depending on whether you are an NRA member or not. 

Activity Location:  Lost Pines Scout Reservation is at 785 FM 1441, Bastrop, TX 78602, US

For questions or additional information, please contact

When & Where
Session 1
Lost Pines Scout Reservation
Monday 06-06-2022 9:00 AM CT to 8:00 PM CT Past
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Lost Pines Scout Reservation
Tuesday 06-07-2022 8:30 AM CT to 8:00 PM CT Past
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Session 3
Lost Pines Scout Reservation
Wednesday 06-08-2022 8:30 AM CT to 5:00 PM CT Past
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