Scout on Target for Second Year

13 October 2011 written by : Ethan - Assistant Scout Leader and Webmaster

The annual Avon Scout County Shooting Competition was held at Chelwood on 25th September. Sixty-six Scouts from across North Somerset, Bath, Bristol, and South Gloucestershire took part on the day, including local Scouts from Bathampton and Combe Down. The event was organised by the Avon Scout Rifle Club and supervised by qualified instructors. The competitive activities included archery, field targets, precision shooting, three-position shooting and clay pigeon shooting. Ashley (13) from Bathampton Scouts who took part said: “I had a great time. I have enjoyed the competition both years.” For the second year in a row Ashley won the age 12-14 Scout trophy, coming first overall. In the individual competitions he came 1st in Field Targets, 1st in the 10m competition, 3rd in archery and 3rd in three-position shooting . For more information on the club and photos of the event visit the Avon Scouts Rifle Club website at