About Us


PA Youth Shooting Association Inc. is a 501c3 Public Charity whose purpose is to expand, enhance, and perpetuate youth shooting sports activities to help young people improve their confidence, discipline, teamwork, and leadership skills through shooting sports education.

  • Mission Statement:
    To raise funds to support youth shooting activities for individuals, high school teams, college teams, and other youth shooting teams.

    To provide financial support for instructor and coaching training to individuals, clubs or other organizations who will use this training to provide supervision, instruction and coaching to help us achieve our vision.

  • Our Vision:
    To promote the safe and ethical use of firearms to the youth of Pennsylvania through safety, education, training, recreational shooting, competition and hunting.

Our founder has been involved in the shooting industry for over 40 years in numerous ways, including founding High School 3-Position Smallbore Rifle teams in south western and central Pennsylvania.  We want to make sure those teams and other shooting related activities are available for future generations.

If you share our vision please visit our membership page for more information.  You can also make a tax deductible contribution to help us meet our goals.