Junior Program

1st Saturday of the Month 8:15 AM to 1:00 PM

Held at Black Powder Range (turn right after entering the main gate)

FREE for those 8 to 18 years old

We are now using online event sign-up - click the Advance Sign-Up button below

Adults sign up and state how many youth they will bring to the event


  • Junior Program Monthly Shoots are open to everyone including non-Ojai Valley Gun Club Members.

  • All participants must be accompanied by an adult.

  • All participants must have a release form filled out and signed by their parent or guardian. If attending with an adult who is not the participant’s parent or guardian a release form filled out and signed by the parent or guardian must be brought to the event or the youngster will not be able to participate.

  • All accompanying adults must review and sign an adult release form in order to be on site.

  • Space is limited so sign up through the Advance Sign-Up link is recommended to be assured of a spot for that day. If you sign up and are unable to attend, please be sure to cancel your reservation as soon as you determine you cannot make it so others can attend in your spot.

  • The various forms are available below for download and will save time if filled out before coming to the range.

      • New Shooter Information Sheet is for all new shooters and contact information will be added to our list so you can be notified of upcoming events and receive announcements. We do not share your information, we do not SPAM you and you may opt out or unsubscribe at any time.

      • Adult Release of Liability is required for all adults on site

      • Junior Release of Liability is required for all participants and other minors on site

      • Modeling Agreement is for all participants at time of first shoot

Any questions, email the Shoot Chair at the Contact the Shoot Chair email button below, near bottom of page.

Sign ups open approximately 2 weeks before the event

If event is full, check back later as spots free up if someone cancels

If you would like to receive monthly Junior Program email event announcements, please click below.

We will never SPAM you and you can always unsubscribe!

If you would like to help with instructional or administrative duties at the monthly Junior Program Shoot, please click below

The Ojai Valley Gun Club, Junior Program is supported by funding from:

  • Ojai Valley Gun Club

  • NRA

  • CRPA Foundation

  • Quail Forever Ventura County Chapter

This free, donation-supported program, is designed to train youths in safe gun handling and marksmanship. The program is open to youth aging from 8 to 18 years. No Prior shooting experience is required. Shooters are trained in the safe use of Air Rifles and .22 Rifles. Planned programs will also introduce young shooters to shotgun and handgun shooting.

Students are taught basic firearm safety and marksmanship by NRA Certified Instructors and NRA Certified Range Safety Officers.

Eye & Ear Protection is Mandatory

Junior Program Forms