Safety: It’s built into the classes and the range itself.
Safety is of the utmost importance at the Halter Center. All classes incorporate extensive training on the proper use of firearms and the range. Additionally, the facility is designed to keep users as safe as possible.
Regardless of prior experience, Hillsdale students must first pass the National Rifle Association’s Home Safety course. The two-week program is at the start of Intro to Shooting Sports and addresses rules related to:
- gun handling
To refresh and reinforce the firearm and range rules taught in Intro to Shooting Sports, the other shooting classes begin with a mandatory safety component.
The range’s rules are posted on large signs around the grounds. This is to remind users that safe, respectful behavior and proper firearms handling procedures are expected of all students and guests. Any deviation is not tolerated.
The range is specifically designed to maximize the safety of all shooters while challenging their marksmanship skills. The orientation of and the distance between shooting stations allows multiple shooters to utilize the range with high levels of safety and comfort.
On Friday, April 7, Hillsdale College hosted Wayne LaPierre, the executive vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association (NRA). LaPierre spoke about the importance of truth in today’s highly-polarized political environment. He praised Hillsdale’s dedication to the pursuit of truth and liberty, and emphasized how the NRA shares this pursuit, highlighting several […]