OHV 4-H club leaders must complete the on-line OPRD eLearning Modules as a prerequisite to hands-on training. Leaders of ATV and SXS clubs must complete hands-on instruction provided by the Oregon ATV Safety Youth Rider Endorsement Program. Leaders of Dirt Bike clubs must complete hands-on instruction provided by the Oregon Motorcycle Riders Association.
The Outdoor School Lesson Library is a repository of lesson plans covering the required content areas of plants, animals, soils and water. It is intended for use by teachers, schools, and ESD offering day and resident Outdoor School Programs. This packaging of the 4-H Natural Science content makes it accessible to outdoor school educators.
The Mail-In Tournament offers youth (Jr., Int., Sr.) the opportunity to participate in a club based, healthy, competitive environment. The Mail-In Tournament is the qualifying mechanism for the State 4-H Shooting Sports Contest.
Leadership for the Mail-in Tournament is provided by Todd Williver.
Many of the publications listed below are available electronically as downloadable PDFs. If you are unable to access these files via computer, please contact your county 4-H office for a hard copy. Some items are only available through your county office.
Additional Project Materials
4-H Shooting Sports Advancement Guide: The 4-H Shooting Sports Advancement Guide is designed to accommodate youth participating in one or more of the shooting sports disciplines supported by the state 4-H program. The guide consists of a series of steps that allows 4-H members to set goals and learn at their own speed.
4-H Sporting Dog Project Member Guide: This guide helps youth learn the sport of hunting with dogs. It provides "learn by doing" activities that teach basic sporting dog training methods, including basic obedience, training for the field, and training in the field. It also includes an overview of sporting dog training equipment.
Shooting Sports Leader Certification Training Schedule
Leader Certification Information and Schedule
Level 1 Master Leader Trainings:
Shooting Sports clubs must be led by certified shooting sports leaders. Prospective Leaders must complete the on-line Shooting Sports eLearning Modules as a pre-requisite to certification, the eLearning Modules costs $20 (see link below for module login). Successful completion of discipline training at a statewide workshop is necessary to obtain certification. Trainings are scheduled over a two day period, but only one day is required per discipline. Schedules TBD.
Oregon has a need to supplement our pool of nationally trained Level 2 Instructors to facilitate statewide training. The upcoming training in Winton, California May 2-6, 2022 is as close in proximity and economical as it ever gets (previous training were held in Virginia, Maine, Colorado, Louisiana, Iowa). Training Registration is NOW OPEN. If you are interested in Participating in the Level 2 Training in Winton, CA, please contact Todd Williver, [email protected].
2022 State 4-H Shooting Sports Contest
Monday, June 20-Wednesday, June 22, 2022
The State Contest consists of four divisions: Archery, Firearms, Hunting Skills, and Western Heritage Project. Youth (9 to 19 years of age) qualify through the Mail-in Tournament.