CMP – Match Clinic

Please come down and join us on Saturday October 19, 2019 from 9:00 AM – Noon (or when all interested shooters have completed shooting) for our monthly CMP Match Clinic.

These match clinics allow people the opportunity to shoot M1 Garand or AR-15 rifles in a structured but fun setting. M1 Garand or AR-15 rifles can be provided or you can bring your own favorite centerfire rifle. All matches are iron sights only.

The event is conducted in a match format (5 rounds for practice, 10 rounds prone, 10 rounds sitting or kneeling and 10 rounds standing), but the competition is secondary to the experience of firing these two iconic military firearms.

The cost for each match is $20 for ammunition (.30-06 or .223) and there is no cost if you bring your own ammunition. Minors must have a parent or guardian present.

Come down and shoot a piece of history!

Basic Firearms Safety Course

The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club will hold an NRA/MA certified Basic Firearms Safety course on October 19, 2019. If you are interested in taking the course, please contact us at firearmsafety@tewksburyrodandgun.org.

In order to obtain a License to Carry (LTC) a Firearm in the state of Massachusetts, you are required to attend a basic firearms training course. This course is accepted by the state and a certificate will be issued to you as proof of completion.

Instructors will provide hands on learning in the following areas:

  • safe firearm handling
  • firearm parts and operation
  • ammunition and its function
  • shooting fundamentals
  • how to select, clean and store a firearm
  • live fire practical in the club’s indoor range

Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in.

Maximum Enrollment: 10 (note: your check will not be deposited until the date of the class and will be returned to you if you cannot attend)

The cost of the course, which includes training materials and the use of club provided firearms, is $125. If you are club member, the fee is reduced to $85. Coffee & donuts, along with a hotdog lunch will be provided.

Enrollment will only be confirmed upon receipt of payment. In order to obtain a License to Carry (LTC) a Firearm in the state of Massachusetts, you are required to attend a basic firearms training course. This course is accepted by the state and a certificate will be issued to you as proof of completion.

The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club is dedicated to promote firearm safety.

Pistol Marksmanship

The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club is holding a free pistol marksmanship class on September 28th, 2019.  This class is open to all club members.  Students are encouraged to bring a pistol they already own or have access to a pistol they can legally use during the class.  If a student does not currently own a firearm, we will have a limited number of Ruger Mark III .22’s available for loan, including ammunition.  Students are expected to be familiar with safe handling and operation of any pistol that is brought to class.

This class will introduce and reinforce current club members to the fundamentals that will help you become a more accurate pistol target shooter.

The following topics will be covered: Stance, Grip, Sight alignment, Breath control, Trigger squeeze and Follow through.

Instructors will also be available to discuss the pistol team and competitive shooting leagues for those who might be interested. The lead instructor will be Rich Sorrentino.

If you are interested in attending this clinic, please reach out to Rich Sorrentino at firearmsafety@tewksburyrodandgun.org or 978-277-3050.  There will be a maximum of 8 students allowed, on a first come, first serve basis.  You must be on the list prior to class in order to attend.  A walk-in list will be held, however a maximum of 8 students will be enforced.

The class will start promptly at 8:30am, downstairs at the indoor pistol range.

Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to check in.

Once all shooters have arrived, we will start by each student shooting 5 rounds at a target. From there we will discuss the fundamentals of pistol shooting.  We will then return to the range for a hands-on practice sessions. At the end of the class, each student will be able to compare their more recent targets to their first target in order to gauge improvement.

Students are encouraged to bring the following with them to the class:

  1. Pistol (must be chambered in a caliber acceptable for use in the indoor range)
  2. Ammunition for your pistol (at least 100 rounds)
  3. Eye protection
  4. Ear protection

The club will provide any and all the above items, on an availability basis.

Summary

Class starts 8:30 am
Class ends 10:00 am
Limited to 8 students (Must contact Rich Sorrentino)
Targets will be provided by the club
Safety is imperative, any student in violation of pistol safety best practices will be asked to leave the class

Youth Shooting Sports Open House

The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club will be hosting a Youth Shooting Sports Open House on  Saturday September 21, 2019 from Noon-3:00 PM
The event is open to girls and boys between the ages of 11 and 18.  Safety is a primary concern and certified instructors and coaches will oversee all club programs.

• Learn about our Junior Rifle and SCTP Junior Trap Programs.
• Come out and break some clay targets and prove your rifle marksmanship!
• All programs are overseen by NRA Certified instructors and coaches
• Parent or guardian must be present
• No experience with firearms necessary and all safety equipment will be provided

CMP – Match Clinic

Please come down and join us on Saturday September 14, 2019 from 9:00 AM – Noon (or when all interested shooters have completed shooting) for our monthly CMP Match Clinic.

These match clinics allow people the opportunity to shoot M1 Garand or AR-15 rifles in a structured but fun setting. M1 Garand or AR-15 rifles can be provided or you can bring your own favorite centerfire rifle. All matches are iron sights only.

The event is conducted in a match format (5 rounds for practice, 10 rounds prone, 10 rounds sitting or kneeling and 10 rounds standing), but the competition is secondary to the experience of firing these two iconic military firearms.

The cost for each match is $20 for ammunition (.30-06 or .223) and there is no cost if you bring your own ammunition. Minors must have a parent or guardian present.

Come down and shoot a piece of history!

Basic Firearms Safety Course

The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club will hold an NRA/MA certified Basic Firearms Safety course on September 21, 2019. If you are interested in taking the course, please contact us at firearmsafety@tewksburyrodandgun.org.

In order to obtain a License to Carry (LTC) a Firearm in the state of Massachusetts, you are required to attend a basic firearms training course. This course is accepted by the state and a certificate will be issued to you as proof of completion.

Instructors will provide hands on learning in the following areas:

  • safe firearm handling
  • firearm parts and operation
  • ammunition and its function
  • shooting fundamentals
  • how to select, clean and store a firearm
  • live fire practical in the club’s indoor range

Schedule: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in.

Maximum Enrollment: 10 (note: your check will not be deposited until the date of the class and will be returned to you if you cannot attend)

The cost of the course, which includes training materials and the use of club provided firearms, is $125. If you are club member, the fee is reduced to $85. Coffee & donuts, along with a hotdog lunch will be provided.

Enrollment will only be confirmed upon receipt of payment. In order to obtain a License to Carry (LTC) a Firearm in the state of Massachusetts, you are required to attend a basic firearms training course. This course is accepted by the state and a certificate will be issued to you as proof of completion.

The Tewksbury Rod & Gun Club is dedicated to promote firearm safety.

CMP – Match Clinic

Please come down and join us on Saturday July 13, 2019 from 9:00 AM – Noon (or when all interested shooters have completed shooting) for our monthly CMP Match Clinic.

These match clinics allow people the opportunity to shoot M1 Garand or AR-15 rifles in a structured but fun setting. M1 Garand or AR-15 rifles can be provided or you can bring your own favorite centerfire rifle. All matches are iron sights only.

The event is conducted in a match format (5 rounds for practice, 10 rounds prone, 10 rounds sitting or kneeling and 10 rounds standing), but the competition is secondary to the experience of firing these two iconic military firearms.

The cost for each match is $20 for ammunition (.30-06 or .223) and there is no cost if you bring your own ammunition. Minors must have a parent or guardian present.

Come down and shoot a piece of history!

Trap Field Clean up

We would like to schedule a work party for July 21st starting at 9:00 am to handle the last few items at the trap field:
 
1. Second coat of paint on house roof
2. Back fill the traphouse
3. Landscape in front of the traphouse to remove the hills
4. Cut back some brush
5. Rake up wads and bring to dumpster
6. Test pH
7. Spread lime
8. Plant grass
9. Mow the field
10. Weed wack
11. Mount the receiver bracket
12. Move switch to the outside
15. Wash canopy
16. Bring down more targets from the garage.
 
The club has rakes, shovels, a wheelbarrow and 1.5 bags of lime.
We’ll need some people to a string trimmer or two.  Be sure to bring gloves as well.
 
If you are available on Sunday July 21st, please sign up below:
 
 
Thank you,
Board of Directors

Annual Membership Dues

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DUES by June 30th

Membership Secretary Patty Blute or membership assistants will be at the club starting at 6:00 PM on Tuesday evenings.

There are 5 categories

  1. Standard Members owe = $125.00
  2. Reduced Members owe = (10 hours documented volunteer club work) = $60.00
  3. Senior Members owe = (62+ as of June 30, 2018) = $25.00
  4. Junior Members owe = (12 years old to 21 years old) = $20.00
  5. Life Members owe their Insurance Fee = $4.50

You can pay in person, by mail, or by drop box in the clubhouse front door. If not in person, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope and any changes to your address, email or phone number.

CMP – Match Clinic

Please come down and join us on Saturday June 8, 2019 from 9:00 AM -Noon (or when all interested shooters have completed shooting) for our monthly CMP Match Clinic.

These match clinics allow people the opportunity to shoot M1 Garand or AR-15 rifles in a structured but fun setting. M1 Garand or AR-15 rifles can be provided or you can bring your own favorite centerfire rifle. All matches are iron sights only.

The event is conducted in a match format (5 rounds for practice, 10 rounds prone, 10 rounds sitting or kneeling and 10 rounds standing), but the competition is secondary to the experience of firing these two iconic military firearms.

The cost for each match is $20 for ammunition (.30-06 or .223) and there is no cost if you bring your own ammunition. Minors must have a parent or guardian present.

Come down and shoot a piece of history!