Shooting event set strictly for women; register by Aug. 13

MANSFIELD – A “Women on Target” event is scheduled for Aug. 23 at Lambs Creek Sportsmen’s Club, and women of all ages are eligible to sign up.

Women on Target is a program of the NRA. The non-competitive, all-day event is geared toward shooting activities for women of all levels of competence. New shooters are welcome; no experience is necessary.

Girls under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult woman unless they have completed the Pennsylvania Hunter Trapper Education course.

Participants will experience shooting archery, shotgun, .22 rifle, .22 pistol and muzzleloaders.

A $30 fee provides ammunition, loaner firearms and bows, eye and ear protection, snacks and lunch.

For more information or an application form, contact Sheila Bunch at 570-724-7289 before 8:30 p.m. or email her at

Registration is required by Aug. 13 and must be done at Cooper’s Sporting Goods, 15 W. Wellsboro St.