Crossbow Instructors Course (Course now cancelled)

Between: 5th September 2020 - 6th September 2020 Location: Kinver Scout Training Camp Sections: Adult Volunteer

This event is now cancelled but we hope to reschedule this for 2021

National Small-bore Rifle Association Youth Proficiency Scheme Tutor’s Diploma – Crossbow

Course Details

This equips candidates to run have-a-go sessions in crossbow shooting and also to take young people for introduction to crossbow shooting over a longer period. It is the standard qualification used by the Scout Association and is written into Scout POR’s (operating procedures).

The qualification lasts for five years but can then be renewed via NSRA. At the point of renew a full logbook must be presented.

This course is open to any adult members over 21.

Times – Both days of the course run from 9.00 to 5.00

Tutors – The Tutor for this course is from the National Small-bore Rifle Association.

Topics Covered –




Range construction

Basic shooting skills


Session plans

Scoring targets and competition

Shooting games


Course Fee – The course cost £90.00 for all participants.  Adult leaders from Hereford & Worcester Scout County are able to claim this fee back from the County providing they attend the course in full.  The course fee includes hot and cold drinks but participants must provide their own packed lunch on both days. For those who require it overnight camping is free as is indoor accommodation (subject to availability).


Further details from Kinver Scout Camp – 07736 378965 or

Kinver Scout Training Camp

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