LPRGC Youth Shooting Sports Association

Youth shooting sports play a key role in exposing young people to the traditions, safety practices, and competition that is a part of the shooting community. LPRGC has very active junior rifle, trap, and archery programs and many of our participants have been recognized at the local, state, and national level.

The LPRGC board of directors approved the founding of a non-profit organization that would be committed to growing these programs. Thus, in the spring of 2019, the Lower Providence Rod & Gun Club Youth Shooting Sports Association (LPRGCYSSA) was incorporated.

The purpose of the LPRGC Youth Shooting Sports Association is to provide opportunities for youth from the township of Lower Providence and surrounding communities to learn firearms safety, develop recreational and competitive shooting skills, and create an appreciation for outdoor traditions and the 2nd Amendment. We stress firearms education and safety instruction as the foundation for all of our work.

The Youth Shooting Sports Association also assists the Rockland Foundation in providing no cost NRA Home Firearm Safety classes to inner city and at risk populations.  The program trained 1,496 people.

  • 2019 – held 13 classes for 92 students, created 8 new instructors
  • 2020 held 74 classes for 1,414 students (50% male, 42% female and 8% youth students – far exceeding our expectations)

The pilot program in the Baltimore/Washington DC area has completed and was a fantastic success.  8 instructors were trained and certified and conducted multiple classes each week.  An initial report on this program is here. We are looking to expand this program into other geographies.

Individuals, businesses, or organizations can make contributions of cash, equipment, or supplies and designate them to any of the club’s youth programs. Credit card donations can be made by contacting the Secretary/Treasurer.  Donations may also be made via paypal to youth@lprgc.org or through this link: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/LPRGCYouth

To learn more, please contact one of the LPRGCYSSA officers.
President – Brett Wells
Vice President – Andrew Schaefer
Secretary/Treasurer – Frank Tait

All donations to the Lower Providence Rod & Gun Club Youth Shooting Sports Association are tax deductible within the guidelines of state and federal law.

The official registration and financial information of the Lower Providence Rod & Gun Club Youth Shooting Sports Assoc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.