News, Schedules, Range Closings

News, Schedules, Range Closings

News

Monthly Membership Meeting: The next meeting will be Wednesday September 14, 2022 at 7:00pm and is open to all Members and guests.

Volunteer Mowing Crew: Mowing season is in full swing and volunteers are needed to help keep the club grounds in great shape. All equipment is provided and the more volunteers available helps reduces the frequency your time is need, so please contact Len Kirkner at 717-333-1010 for more info.

Free Firewood: There are numerous fallen trees on the Club property that must be removed so Members are encouraged to come cut and take free firewood. Please contact Decker White at 717-278-7247 for details and before cutting or removing any trees.

PGC Hunter-Trapper Education: Cocalico Sportsmen will host a course on Saturday August 27, 2022 which is now full but there is a wait-list. You may see the detailed class schedule along with additional information about these and other classes held in Lancaster County and across the state, as well as to register online, at www.pgc.pa.us. You may also contact Matt Aungst, Instructor at 717-484-0727 or Maungst@its.jnj.com. Sign up now as classes fill quickly and there are space limitations.

2022 New Member Applications: Our By-Laws require that all new prospective members be approved for admission by the Voting Members of the Club at a regular Monthly Meeting. We are still accepting 2022 New Member applications through the September 14th meeting and upon receipt they will be voted upon at the September Monthly Meeting with a Voting Quorum but membership will then only be good through December 31, 2022. We will only begin accepting 2023 New Member applications starting with the October 12, 2022 meeting and those applications approved in October, November, and December will be good through December 31, 2023.

Guest Pass Reminder: Guest Pass privileges are available to renewing Members ONLY at time of annual membership renewal, they are not available to New Members in their first year of membership. After paying the Guest Pass fee along with your membership renewal, your membership card will be stamped allowing you to bring guests according to the restrictions noted in the Guest Pass Policy. Guests MUST complete and sign the Liability Waiver and display the bottom section with their host member’s membership card on the corresponding range board clips when shooting. Liability Waiver forms and more details about the Guest Pass Policy can be found on this website in the Membership section.

Member Reminder: ALL Members MUST display their membership card on the corresponding range and fish pond board clips when using these facilities, not on a lanyard around your neck or pinned on a hat.

Schedule of Events

  • August 13th – 8:00am – Work Party
  • August 13th – Noon – New Member Orientation
  • August 14th – 8:00am – Sunday Trap Shoot
  • August 14th – 10:00am – New Member Orientation
  • September 10th – 8:00am – Work Party
  • September 10th – Noon – New Member Orientation
  • September 11th – 8:00am – Sunday Trap Shoot
  • September 11th – 10:00am – New Member Orientation
  • September 14th – 7:00pm – Monthly Meeting
  • October 8th – 8:00am – Work Party
  • October 8th – Noon – New Member Orientation
  • October 9th – 8:00am – Sunday Trap Shoot
  • October 9th – 10:00am – New Member Orientation
  • October 12th – 7:00pm – Monthly Meeting
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Range Closings

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE RIFLE, HANDGUN, AND ARCHERY RANGES MAY BE CLOSED OCCASIONALLY FOR UNSCHEDULED MAINTENANCE ACTIVITIES THAT DO NOT ALLOW FOR ADVANCE NOTICE ON THIS WEBSITE. PLEASE OBEY ALL “RANGE CLOSED” SIGNS. WE APOLOGIZE FOR THESE OCCASIONAL INCONVENIENCES.

The Handgun Range will be closed on the first Saturday of each month from 8:00am to Noon for the Tactical Handgun Match.

All Rifle Ranges will be closed on the second Sunday of each month from 8:00am until 3:00pm for the Monthly Trap Shoot. The Handgun Range will be open during that time.

The Lower Rifle Ranges will be closed on Thursdays from 6:00pm on for Trap shooting. The Upper Rifle Ranges and Handgun Range will be open during that time.

The Lower Rifle Ranges will be closed during skeet shooting on:

  • Tuesdays – 4:00pm to 7:00pm – Daylight Savings Time Only
  • Wednesdays – 12:00pm to 3:00pm – Year Round
  • Wednesdays – 5:00pm to 8:00pm – Year Round
  • Saturdays – 12:00pm to 3:00pm – Year Round

The Upper Rifle Ranges and Handgun Range will be open during those times.

The Skeet Fields will be closed Saturday November 12th and 19th, 2022 for rifle shooters to prepare for deer season.

All ranges and other facilities will be closed on Work Party days from 8:00am to 12:00pm. The 2022 Work Party dates remaining are August 13, September 10, and October 8, 2022.