By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer
Camp Perry, OH -(AmmoLand.com)- Though still months from the start of the 2016 CMP Junior Air Rifle Camps, planning and preparation is well underway.
With some groups already collecting forms to sign-up before their favorite camp fills and others fundraising to pay for camp tuition, the CMP is also diligently at work – organizing new ways to make the camps even better for the growing number of enthusiastic participants.
“Registrations start pouring in from day one, and this continues until all the camps are full,” said Sommer Wood, CMP Summer Camp director. “Vera Snyder is the primary person at CMP processing these registrations, and she does an excellent job keeping track of the hundreds of people signing up for camps.”
The ever-expanding camps and clinics train high-school age (9-12 grade) junior shooters on intermediate and advanced air rifle marksmanship skills through various exercises and demonstrations. In the last decade, from 2006 to 2015, the camps have grown by 804 participants – an equivalent of 245 percent.
In 2015 alone, the camps catered to 820 junior athletes and 1,120 total participants (including adult leaders). Of those, 708 …Read the Rest