SANNER'S LAKE SPORTSMEN'S CLUB




Class Registration

Registration Now Open

Click on the class link on the right to register via our website or for instructions on where to register

  • Handgun Coach Class -- 8 April
  • NRA Women-on-Target Intro Handgun Class -- April 15 (Only a couple spots left)
  • NRA Personal Protection Inside the House Instructor Certification -- 17 April
  • Project Appleseed Rifle Training -- 22-23 April
  • USAA Level-1 Archery Instructor Certification Class -- 23 April
  • MD HQL Training/NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting -- 7 May
  • NRA Basic Rifle Class -- 27-28 May
  • NRA Women-on-Target intro Handgun Class -- June 17 (filling fast!)

Coming Soon

  • MD HQL Training/NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting -- 10 June
  • NRA Range Safety Officer Class -- 11 June
  • USAA Youth Archery Class -- 24 June
  • NRA Basic Shotgun Class -- 1 July
  • DNR Bow Hunter Course -- 8 July

 

 

 

 




 

 


Upcoming Training Events

Project Appleseed


For the new shooter, we can teach you to use your rifle safely and also be able to hit your target. For the seasoned shooter, we can teach you to shoot more accurately - even out to 500 yards.

Project Appleseed can help transform you from a man with a rifle into a Rifleman. A Rifleman is more than a man (or woman) with a rifle. A Rifleman understands that owning and mastering a rifle is part of his heritage as an American. And he knows why: This is a nation founded by Riflemen -- men and women skilled in the use of arms.

Those skills served the colonists well when they stood up to the British on April 19, 1775, at Lexington and Concord, and routed the British forces that tried to seize the colonists' arms. They did it with grit, with determination, and with superior skill in marksmanship. They pledged their lives, their fortunes and their sacred honor to the task. And they didn't stop until they had won. Throughout history, Riflemen have embodied personal responsibility and been pillars of their communities, characteristics that are becoming ever more rare in our nation.

At Project Appleseed, we want to return America to being a nation of Riflemen. And we want you to join us.

Marksmanship Clinics

A Rifleman can take a rack-grade rifle and hit targets out to the Rifleman's quarter-mile. If a Rifleman can see the target, he can hit it. Come to one of our shoots and score 210 or better out of 250 on the AQT (Appleseed Qualification Test) and you can earn your Rifleman’s patch.

During breaks between shooting, we’ll teach you the true story of the nation that was founded on April 19, 1775, and why liberty was so important to the founders that they would risk everything for it. Project Appleseed believes that the essence of being an American is living up to the ideals of our founders and fanning the flames of liberty.

Weekend Marksmanship Clinic: An intensive weekend program shot from three positions at 25 meters, but with targets scaled to simulated shooting at 100, 200, 300 and 400 yards. Some shoots are mixed centerfire and rimfire, and some are rimfire only. At Sanner's Lake, we welcome both centerfire and rimfire shooters.  Learn the six steps to firing a shot, natural point of aim, steady hold factors, and much more.

Our POC for the Appleseed program at Sanner's Lake is Mr. John Eger, johneger@md.metrocast.net .

To sign-up for these events, please see here and click on the state of MD then look for Lexington Park classes: https://appleseedinfo.org/find-an-event/

Women-on-Target


Registration is open for the 15 April and 17 June classes.  Please don't hesitate in signing up, the classes fill fast!

Here are the event details:

  • Females only, aged 18 and older
  • Rain or shine
  • 8AM-4PM
  • Cost - $75
  • Included in fee:  Training materials, safety equipment (eye and ear protection), targets, ammunition, range-time and firearms rental, support of NRA-certified firearms instructor(s), NRA “goody-bag”, catered lunch, and offer of a special discounted WoT membership in the NRA.
  • This event also includes a separate non-NRA course-module that provides an overview of MD State Firearms Laws, thereby meeting the training requirements for the Handgun Qualification License (HQL).
  • LIVESCAN fingerprinting will be made available at this event at cost of approximately $70 with $5 discount if the application form is completed at least 3 days prior to the class.  Fee is payable directly to SafeHireSolutions, our LIVESCAN provider.

Register for the 15 April or 17 June class then please mail your course-payment (personal check or money-order payable to "SLSC Training") for $75 to:

SLSC (WoT- Class Date as appropriate)
P.O. Box 1300
Lexington Park, MD 20653.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact SLSC's Women's Program Chair Barb Saylor at SLSCWoT@yahoo.com or (240) 298-8877.

USAA Level-1 Instructor Certification Class

United States' Archery Association (USAA) Level-1 Instructor Certification Class for Basic Archery.

Class in the Sanner's Lake clubhouse from 8-Noon and then on the Archery Range 12-4:30PM.  Lunch will either be brown-bag or we can give folks ~45 minutes to run out for fast-food.

  • Cost is $75 for the general public.  
  • Cost is $50 for SLSC-Members and family/friends.
  • Cost is $50 for Youth and Adult Members of Youth Groups (i.e. Boy-Scouts, Girl Scouts, Awana, Trailmen, etc.).

Fees are payable at the event with cash or checks payable to "SLSC-Training".

We provide all materials, including bows/arrows/etc. or you can bring your own gear.   Class includes longbows, recurves, compounds, and crossbows.

POC for class is SLSC Archery Director, Gayle Nevis, slscarchery@gmail.com.   Lead Instructor is Laura Essex, ltessex.gs@gmail.com.

MD HQL and NRA Basic Pistol of Pistol Shooting (Phase II)

This course combines BOTH the NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Course (Phase II) and the Maryland HQL Handgun Training.  You will learn the basics of shooting a pistol plus achieve the training requirements to apply for your MD HQL (if desired).

Note:  Prerequisite for the NRA Phase II Class is completion of NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting, Phase I, computer-based training available via https://basicpistol.nra.org/ .   Cost for the Phase I class is $60 payable directly to the NRA.  Once that the Phase I computer-based-training has been completed, register for this Phase II class via https://goo.gl/WZmPhN 

If you do not wish to receive the credit and course-certificate for the NRA Basic Pistol Class, but merely want the MD HQL Training, then there are no prerequisites and sign-ups for the class are through the event listing on the Sanner's Lake website.

Class will run from 8 AM until ~5:00 PM.   Course includes training materials, safety equipment (eye and ear protection), targets, ammunition, range-time and firearms rental, and support of certified firearms instructor(s).  This event also includes a separate course-module that provides an overview of MD State Firearms Laws, thereby meeting the training requirements for the Handgun Qualification License (HQL).  HQL Training Certificates will be issued to all qualified participants.  

Event will be held rain or shine. 

Space is limited so do not dawdle about signing-up. 

Fees for the Phase II Class and/or MD HQL Course are payable at the event.  Fee is $50 ($30 for SLSC-members and family and NRA or MSI Members) payable via check or cash.  Minimum age is 21 (~18 if a parent or guardian is also a participant).  $10 additional discount is offered if you bring your own SAFE firearm and factory-new ammo to use in the shooting portion of the class.  50 rounds are minimum required, but 100 is recommended.

LIVESCAN fingerprinting may be made available at this event at cost of approximately $70 with $5 discount if the application form is completed at least 3 days prior to the class.  Fee is payable directly to SafeHireSolutions, our LIVESCAN provider.

Contact Lead Instructor Davis McCaskill if you have any questions or concerns.   Dave is available at david@dmacfirearms.com (301) 893-4192.

 Cost is $40 for SLSC members & family or NRA members ($60 for others) and includes classroom material, firearm rental and ammo.  If you bring your own SAFE pistol and factory ammo deduct $10 from the cost of the class.

Questions?

If you have a question about a class contact the POC in the class description or listed below.  For more general class or training questions, contact the Training Coordinator, John Mountjoy at SannersTraining@gmail.com

KEY SLSC Training POCs

  • Training Coordinator - John Mountjoy -SannersTraining@gmail.com
  • Women-on-Target - Barb Sayor - SLSCWoT@yahoo.com
  • Archery Classes - Gayle Nevis - slscarchery@gmail.com
  • DNR Hunter Education Classes - Matt Campbell

Sanners Lake Sportmen's Club
PO Box 1300, Lexington Park, MD 20653

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