SANNER'S LAKE SPORTSMEN'S CLUB


NRA Instructor Certification

In accordance with our Club's By-Laws, training, outreach, and education are a major objective of the Club.

We offer training and certification in the following disciplines:

NRA Basic Pistol Instructor

NRA Basic Rifle Instructor

NRA Basic Shotgun Instructor

NRA RSO Instructor (CRSO)

NRA PPITH Instructor

NRA PPOTH Instructor

USAA Level 1 Instructor 

        Hunter Education Instructor

Most instructor certification courses are given infrequently, once per year or less.   If we cannot generate enough interest to fill the classes, they will be cancelled.

For questions, contact SLSC Training Coordinator John Mountjoy, SannersTraining@gmail.com, (301) 904-6156.

Upcoming events

    • 27 Oct 2018
    • 21 Dec 2019
    • 7 sessions
    • SLSC Clubhouse
    • 1
    Register

    New Member indoc class. Catch up/last class of the membership year...

    Bring:

    • Paper and pencil for notes
    • Bag lunch or money to get something quick
    • Eyes and ears for range tours
    • 23 Feb 2019
    • 23 Jun 2019
    • 3 sessions
    • SLSC Clubhouse and Dynamic Pit #1
    • 24

    Class will run from 8 AM until ~5:00 PM.   Please arrive promptly out of respect for other students.

    Course includes NRA training materials, safety equipment (eye and ear protection), targets, ammunition, range-time and firearms rental, and support of certified firearms instructor(s). NRA Basic Pistol certification will be issued to all qualified participants.

     Event will also include a catered working lunch.  If you have special dietary needs please contact the lead instructor at least a week ahead of the class.  

    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.  

    Course fee is payable at the event.  Fee is $75 ($65 for SLSC-members, immediate family of SLSC-members, and for NRA-members) payable via check or cash.  Minimum age is 21 (~18 if a parent or guardian is also a participant).  

    Registration:  Register via https://goo.gl/UNuegm at NRAInstructors.org.

    Livescan fingerprinting may be made available at this event at cost of $65 with $5 discount if the application form is completed at least 3 days prior to the class and emailed to stevep@safehiresolutions.com Fee is payable directly to SafeHireSolutions, our LIVESCAN provider.

    Contact Lead Instructor John Mountjoy if you have any questions or concerns.   John is available at sannerstraining@gmail.com and at (301) 904-6156.

     

     

    • 27 Feb 2019
    • 10 Aug 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Sanner's Clubhouse

    Refuse To Be A Victim® --- The award-winning crime prevention and personal safety seminar, Refuse To Be A Victim®, will be conducted on February 27, 2019, at Sanner’s Lake Sportsmen’s Club, 21374 Sanners Road, Lexington Park, MD 20653 from 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. This particular seminar is a women-only session and costs $20 to attend. Refuse To Be A Victim® Seminars teach methods to avoid dangerous situations and prevent criminal confrontations. Experts agree the most important factor in surviving a criminal attack is to have an overall safety strategy before you need it. Seminar topics address personal safety issues as well as home, automobile, telephone, technological, and travel security. Seminar participants are presented with information about a variety of common-sense crime prevention and personal safety strategies and devices they may integrate into their daily lives. Content is age appropriate for teenagers and older. 


    To register please contact certified Refuse To Be A Victim® Instructor, Jennifer Daniel, at 757-748-0740 or register online at the following link.


    https://www.nrainstructors.org/CourseDetails.aspx?Courseid=499274&seats=22&State=n&zip=20653&radius=25.1&id=16&bsa=&youth=&women=Y


    • 06 Mar 2019
    • 09 Nov 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • SLSC Clubhouse Weekday Evenings & Dyn Pistol Pit#1 and 2 on Sat AM
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE COURSE DESCRIPTION BEFORE REGISTERING 

    This course runs as follows:

    •  Wednesday, Nov 14: 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM  Classroom
    • Thursday, Nov 15: 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Classroom 
    • Friday, Nov 16: 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Classroom
    • Sunday, Nov 18: 09:30 AM Pit 1 (Meet in clubhouse)

    This Course will encompass the following 

    NRA Basic Pistol / HQL : Cost $65.00 for SLSC Members , 75.00 For Nonmembers

    • Wednesday, Nov 14: 5 PM - 9:30 PM Classroom
    • Thursday, Nov 15: 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Classroom
    • Friday, Nov 16: 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Classroom
    • (Live Fire) Sunday, Nov 18: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM Pits #4 & #5 (Meet in clubhouse)
    • Please register at 

    NRA Defensive Pistol : Cost $ 65.00 for SLSC Members , 75.00 For Nonmembers

    • Wednesday, Nov 14: 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Classroom
    • Thursday, Nov 15: 5:00 PM -9:30 PM Classroom
    • Friday, Nov 16: 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Classroom
    • (Live Fire) Sunday, Nov 18, 9:30 PM - 5:30 PM Pits #4 & #5 (Meet in clubhouse)
    •  Please register at

    Maryland Wear and Carry : Cost 100.00 for SLSC Members, 200.00 For Nonmembers 

    Maryland Wear & Carry Students must attend all days of class in order to earn course credit.

    Sanner's Lake members receive priority advance sign-up opportunity for this class beginning  October 20th.  The general public may sign-up beginning November 1st.

    This course satisfies the training requirement for first-time applicants who wish to apply for a Maryland Wear and Carry Permit, Maryland HQL and the Maryland Wear and Carry re-qualification.  This course covers Maryland Law, safety, handgun types and function, concealed carry methods, use of deadly force, and live fire training and testing. 

    Note that this is NOT an introductory-level class.  It is expected that all students are competent and confident with their firearms.  Incompetent or unsafe firearms handling will be grounds for immediate dismissal without refund.

    Student Requirements:

    •21+ years old meeting MSP criteria: http://mdsp.maryland.gov/Organization/Pages/CriminalInvestigationBureau/

    LicensingDivision/Training/WearandCarryPermit.aspx  

    Students must bring the following to the class:

    •Students must bring their own safe and operable centerfire handgun (semi-automatic pistol or revolver) in caliber of 9mm /.38 Special or larger.  

    •Handgun must be boxed/cased and unloaded.  Loaded magazines must be separate from the firearm.  All local, state, and federal laws apply.

    •Firearm owner’s manual and basic cleaning kit.

    •At least 2 magazines or 2 speedloaders, appropriate to your firearm.   Bring 4 or more if available.

    •Secure strong-side hip holster that covers trigger without a loose or floppy straps, secure gun-belt, and light cover garment(s).  Light cover garment can be a jacket or hoodie for drawing from concealment exercises.

    •At least 50 rounds of factory-new ammunition are recommended.  Recommend 100+ rounds just in case of challenges in qualification.  Also recommend at least 20-25 rounds of defensive ammunition (JHPs).

    •Eye and ear protection.

    Training tuition fee is payable via cash or personal check or money-order, payable to "SLSC-Training".  Course tuition is $200.  

    Sanner's Lake members receive a discounted fee of $100 in recognition of their previous fee payments.

    A non-refundable deposit of $50 is required to reserve your seat in this class.  Make checks payable to "SLSC-Training" and mail deposits to:

           SLSC (Nov  2018 W&C Class - McCaskill)

           P.O. Box 1300

           Lexington Park, MD 20653

    We regret having to impose this requirement for a deposit, but the high number of last-minute cancellations has made this necessary.  If this deposit is not received within a week of registration, your seat in the class may be forfeited.  

    Evening sessions will include a light supper (such as pizza, etc.) in view of the fact that  many students will be coming straight from work.  The classroom offers a refrigerator and beverages.

           * MD state application fees and LIVESCAN fingerprinting fees are extra.  Application is $75 and LIVESCAN is approximately another $75.

          *We may be able to have Safe-Hire-Solutions available at this class to offer LIVESCAN electronic fingerprinting services.

    For questions, please contact Lead Instructor:  David McCaskill, david@dmacfirearms.com, (301) 893-4192.

    Maryland is currently a "May Issue" state rather than a "Shall Issue" state with respect to concealed-carry firearms rights.  This means that the individual applying for the permit must provide substantiation of Good and Substantial reason(s) to wear and/or carry a firearm. Successful completion of the prerequisite training DOES NOT guarantee a positive determination by the Maryland State Police and/or the Handgun Permit Review Board (HPRB) on your Wear & Carry Permit application.

    Wear and Carry Permits MAY be issued to any adult citizen of Maryland who meet the following criteria:

    • 1. Has not been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor for which a sentence of imprisonment for more than one year has been imposed;
    • 2. Has not been convicted of a crime involving the possession, use, or distribution of a controlled dangerous substance;
    • 3. Is not presently an alcoholic, addict, or habitual user of a controlled dangerous substance unless under legitimate medical direction;
    • 4. Based on an investigation, has not exhibited a propensity for violence or instability that may reasonably render the person’s possession of a handgun a danger to the person or others;
    • 5. Has a good and substantial reason to wear, carry, or transport a handgun, such as finding that the permit is necessary as a reasonable precaution against apprehended danger.
    • 6. Has successfully completed prior to application an appropriate firearms training course approved by the Maryland State Police.  Note that active-duty, retired, and honorably-discharged military do not require such training in order to apply for the W&C permit.

    Best regards, 

    John Mountjoy, SLSC Training Coordinator, sannerstraining@gmail.com, (301) 904-6156.

    • 24 Mar 2019
    • 27 Oct 2019
    • 3 sessions
    • SLSC Clubhouse, Archery Range & Trail

    Field Day for DNR Hunter Education Internet Based Classroom Course.

    1.  **Prerequisite** Students must bring their on line voucher with them to the workshop. Failure to present this voucher will prohibit you from continuing in the program.
    2. You will be required to provide a photo ID and proof of age upon arrival (driver’s license or copy of birth certificate). Failure to provide these two requirements will prohibit you from continuing in the program.
    3. You will participate in a lecture covering hunter ethics, basic firearm safety and handling, and tree stand safety.
    4. You must successfully complete a 50 question Maryland specific exam with a minimum score of 80%.
    5. You will participate in field exercises which will include firearms handling and live firing. You will be evaluated in each of these activities. These activities take place outside, so dress accordingly.
    6. Students will not bring firearms and ammunition to the workshop.  Firearms, ammunition, eye and ear protection will be furnished.  If you prefer, you may bring your own ear and eye protection.
    7. Upon successful completion of all of the above and approval of the instructors you will be issued a Certificate of Competency in Firearms and Hunter Safety which allows you to purchase a hunting license.
    8. The field day workshop may last 4 to 6 hours, depending on number of students.
    • 13 Apr 2019
    • (EDT)
    • 03 Nov 2019
    • (EST)
    • 4 sessions
    • SLSC Rifle Range
    To sign up please go here -

     

    More info to come...

    About Project Appleseed

    • 25 May 2019
    • (EDT)
    • 26 Oct 2019
    • (EDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • SLSC Rifle Range
    NRA Approved High Power Rifle National Match Course
    • This is a 50 round course of fire with up to 5 sighting rounds allowed prior to firing for record. NRA rules will be followed.
    • Metallic sights only are allowed.
    • You will be firing from the prone, standing and sitting or kneeling positions.
    • Contact Dick for a copy of the match program which contains detailed match, equipment and match entry fee information.

    Find more info at our NRA High Power National Match Course web page.

    Match POC:

    Time:

    • 9am-2pm

    Fee:

    • $10.00 for SLSC Members
    • $15.00 for Non-Members
    • $5.00 Juniors

    Sign Up:

    • Contact match POC to sign up.
    • 07 Jun 2019
    • 08 Jun 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • SLSC Clubhouse & Pit 1
    • 9
    Registration is closed

    NRA Basics of Personal Protection Inside The Home (PPITH) .  Students must attend ALL 2 Days to receive graduation certificates.

    Requirements:  Students must have already completed the NRA Basic Pistol Class or equivalent.   Students must be competent and safe in the use of their centerfire handgun.   Students must also have a safe, modern and clean centerfire pistol or revolver in .38 Special / 9mm or larger caliber. Recommend 150+ rounds of factory-new ammunition.

    If uncertain as to whether or not you meet the necessary prerequisites, contact the Lead Instructor to confirm before registering.

    Sign up on the NRA Instructional website: NRAInstructors.org.   Admission is based upon approval by the Lead Instructor.

    SLSC Members $100

    Course Fee Non Members $150

    Lead Instructor: David McCaskill

    Email: david@dmacfirearms.com

    Mobile (301) 893-4192

        


    • 15 Jun 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 16 Jun 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • SLSC Archery Range and Trail

    DNR Bow Hunter Specialty Course.

    1. Minors under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
    2. On the first day of class, a booklet will be distributed, called todays hunter. We will use that booklet to teach the remainder of class, and to be taken home as a study guide.
    3. The course will begin at 9am, please be flexible on the departure time, as we will have a lot of material to cover. Attendance is required both days.
    4. Must have your own equipment.
    5. Broad heads are used to shoot five arrows at unmarked distances.
    6. Three of the five arrows need to be place in the vitals organs to qualify.
    7. Dress appropriately for weather and wear supportive footwear.
    8. There will be a written test, if you feel you may need help with the test please let one of the instructors know.
    9. Upon successful completion of all of the above and approval of the instructors you will be issued a Certificate of Competency in Bow Hunting.
    • 29 Jun 2019
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • SLSC Clubhouse & Archery Range
    • 10
    Register

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

    Class in the Sanner's Lake clubhouse from 8 to 4 with classroom and archery range time.  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 16 and up, and Adult Members of Youth Groups (i.e. Boy-Scouts, Girl Scouts, Awana, Trail Life, 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.   


    • 03 Aug 2019
    • 13 Oct 2019
    • 3 sessions
    • SLSC Clubhouse, Archery Range & Trail

    MD DNR Hunter Education Class - Traditional Classroom Format.

    1. Minors under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
    2. On the first day of class, a booklet will be distributed, called todays hunter. We will use that booklet to teach the remainder of class, and to be taken home as a study guide.
    3. The course will begin at 9am, please be flexible on the departure time, as we will have a lot of material to cover: a classroom review, field walk, live fire, and 50 question test. Attendance is required both days.
    4. You will participate in a lecture covering hunter ethics, basic firearm safety and handling, and tree stand safety.
    5. You must successfully complete a 50 question Maryland specific exam with a minimum score of 80%.
    6. You must participate in field exercises which will include firearms handling and live firing. You will be evaluated in each of these activities. These activities take place outside, so dress accordingly.
    7. Students will not bring firearms and ammunition to the workshop. Firearms, ammunition, eye and ear protection will be furnished. If you prefer, you may bring your own ear and eye protection.
    8. Upon successful completion of all of the above and approval of the instructors you will be issued a Certificate of Competency in Firearm Safety and safe hunting practices which allows you to purchase a hunting license.
    9. This traditional class is free of any costs to the student.
    10. An online resource can be used to study in advance, http://www.hunter-ed.com/maryland/studyGuide/201021 . Do not take the online test, There is a cost of $15 to take the final test, which is not valid for this class (we give the test for free).

Past events

16 Oct 2018 New Member Orientation (Clubhouse )
06 Oct 2018 Appleseed (Rifle Range)
06 Oct 2018 NRA Basic Pistol Class & Maryland Handgun Qualification License (HQL) Class
18 Sep 2018 New Member Orientation (Clubhouse )
08 Sep 2018 New Member Orientation (Clubhouse )
22 Aug 2018 NRA Basics of Personal Protection in the Home 4-Day Class (Dyn Pit #1)
19 Aug 2018 New Member Orientation (Clubhouse )
11 Aug 2018 Appleseed (Rifle Range) Cancelled
11 Aug 2018 New Member Orientation (Clubhouse )
16 Jun 2018 Appleseed (Rifle Range)
28 Apr 2018 NRA Basic Rifle Class (Clubhouse Sat & Rifle Range Sun)
16 Dec 2017 Appleseed (Rifle Range)
10 Dec 2017 NRA RSO Class (Clubhouse)
18 Nov 2017 NRA Basic Pistol Class & Maryland Handgun Qualification License (HQL) Class
07 Oct 2017 NRA Basic Rifle Instructor Class
07 Oct 2017 WoT NRA Basic Shotgun Class (Clubhouse & Shotgun Range)
13 Sep 2017 New Member Orientation (Clubhouse )
26 Aug 2017 New Member Orientation (Clubhouse )
17 Aug 2017 New Member Orientation (Clubhouse )
22 Jul 2017 USAA Youth Archery Class (Clubhouse & Archery Range)
15 Jul 2017 Women-on-Target NRA Rifle First Steps Class (Clubhouse & Dyn Bay #5)
24 Jun 2017 ***CANCELED***USAA Youth Archery Class (Clubhouse & Archery Range)
11 Jun 2017 NRA RSO Class (Clubhouse)
17 May 2017 MD Wear & Carry Seminar/Briefing Focused Upon Active & Retired Military & Vets
07 May 2017 MD HQL Training / NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting (Phase 2) Class (Clubhouse and Dyn Pit #4)
22 Apr 2017 ***CANCELED*** Project Appleseed (Rifle Range)
31 Mar 2017 First Aid/CPR/AED Class (Clubhouse)
11 Mar 2017 USAA Introductory / Basic Archery Class (Classroom & Archery Range)
26 Feb 2017 NRA RSO Class (Clubhouse)
25 Feb 2017 DNR Hunter Ed Instructor Workshop (Clubhouse)
19 Feb 2017 NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting (Phase 2) Class and/or MD HQL Training (Clubhouse and Dyn Pit #4)
04 Feb 2017 Appleseed Weekend Marksmanship Clinic (Rifle Range)
30 Jan 2017 Maryland Wear & Carry Training Class (Clubhouse - Wkday Eves & Dyn Pit #4, Sat AM)
13 Dec 2016 Maryland Wear & Carry Training Class (Clubhouse (Evenings) & Dyn Pit #4 (Sun))
03 Dec 2016 New Member Orientation (Clubhouse )
17 Nov 2016 2017 Training Program Planning Meeting
14 Nov 2016 Maryland Wear & Carry Training Class
05 Nov 2016 Basic Pistol Instruction Class & MD HQL Class (Clubhouse and Dynamic Pit #1)
02 Nov 2016 New Member Orientation (Clubhouse )
24 Oct 2016 NRA Pistol Instructor Class (Clubhouse)
19 Oct 2016 Maryland Wear & Carry Training Class
15 Oct 2016 WoT Intro to Handgun & Md HQL Class (Dyn Pits 1-3)
16 Sep 2016 Basic Pistol Instruction Class & MD HQL Class (Clubhouse and 1/2 Bullseye Range)
13 Aug 2016 DNR Trad. Hunter Ed Class(Clubhouse Archery Range&Trail)
20 Jul 2016 MD Wear & Carry July 20th-23rd Class
16 Jul 2016 WoT Rifle Class (Rifle Range)
09 Jul 2016 Basic Pistol Instruction Class & MD HQL Class (Clubhouse and Pit 1)
18 Jun 2016 WoT Practice Event (Dyn Pits 1-3)
18 Jun 2016 NRA Metallic Reloading Classes
05 Jun 2016 NRA RSO Class (Clubhouse)
25 May 2016 MD Wear & Carry 4-Day Class (Dyn Pit #1 Sat 1-6pm)
21 May 2016 WoT Pistol & MdHQL Class (Dyn Pits)
15 May 2016 NRA America's Rifle Challenge (Rifle Range & Dyn Pits)
14 May 2016 USA Archery Level-1 Instructor Course (Archery Range and Trail)
27 Apr 2016 NRA RSO 2-Day Class (Clubhouse)
23 Apr 2016 NRA HP Rifle Nat'l Match Course (Rifle Range)
23 Apr 2016 DNR Bow HunterCourse (Archery Range&Trail)
20 Apr 2016 MD Wear & Carry 4 Day Class (Dyn Pit #1 Sat 1-6pm)
02 Apr 2016 *** Cancelled***SLSC Basic Shotgun Course (Shotgun Range)
26 Mar 2016 First Aid / CPR Class (Clubhouse)
21 Mar 2016 NRA Basic Instructor Training (BIT) 2-Day Class (Clubhouse)
19 Mar 2016 Appleseed (Rifle Range)
12 Mar 2016 DNR Hunter Ed Internet Course Field Day (Clubhouse, Archery Range&Trail)
27 Feb 2016 NRA Rifle Instructor Class (Rifle Range)
20 Feb 2016 DNR Hunter Ed Instructor Workshop
23 Jan 2016 NRA Pistol & MD HQL

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

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