Shippensburg Fish and Game Association


Welcome to the Shippensburg Fish and Game Association Web site!  
Here you can learn more about our club which is located in south-central Pennsylvania.
Please check back often for updates on our activities and events.
We are accepting applications for membership!
for a
VERY LIMITED PERIOD OF TIME!!!

Click below to download an application
2024 Membership Application

This application must be accompanied with one of the following for
Residents of Pennsylvania:

photocopy of a completed Pennsylvania State Police background check.
https://epatch.pa.gov/home  Click on 'Submit a New Record Check' Fee: $22.00
or…
photocopy of current valid PA personal protection permit or Right to Carry Permit (SP4-129)


This application must be accompanied with one of the following for
Nonresidents of Pennsylvania:

photocopy of a completed background check from your home state
or…
photocopy of current valid personal protection permit
or Right to Carry Permit from your home state

Send application and other documents to either:

Shippensburg Fish and Game Association
P. O. Box 27
Shippensburg, PA 17257 

or

Robert McClure
11 Howard Avenue
Shippensburg, PA 17257

DO NOT SEND CASH OR CHECKS IN WITH THE APPLICATION!!!!

Applicants will be interviewed by the Membership Committee for membership consideration.  
If chosen, applicants must be in attendance at an orientation meeting & a general membership meeting.
The orientation meeting will start at 6:00 PM on the second Tuesday of the month in April or May. 
Perspective new members will be voted on at the start of the general membership meeting.
New members are subject to a one-year probationary period.
The Board of Directors has the right to revoke membership at any time.

Payment for the following is due by check when membership is approved:
Registration Fee $150.00
Current Dues$50.00
Total$200.00

Make checks payable to: Shippensburg Fish and Game Association

​NRA PISTOL COURSES!!!
The club will be offering 2 different NRA pistol courses over the next several months.

The NRA Basic Pistol Course will be offered on 
May 18th and July 13
Course topics include: gun safety rules, proper operation of revolvers and semi-automatic pistols, ammunition knowledge and selection, pistol selection and storage, shooting fundamentals, pistol inspection and maintenance, marksmanship, and shooting range safety. Additionally, students will complete live fire training and a nationally standardized shooting qualification while on the range with an NRA Certified Instructor. Students will receive the NRA Guide: Basics of Pistol Shooting handbook, take a Basics of Pistol Shooting Student Examination and receive a course completion certificate bearing the signature of your NRA Certified Instructor.

The NRA Basic CCW Course requires two sessions.
One on Friday night and the second on Saturday.
This course will be offered
on the evening of March 8th and continue on March 9th
and
on the evening of June 14th and continue on June 15th

This course is for students who are interested in carrying a concealed pistol for personal protection while in public. It is recommended for those who have some firearms experience but are new to concealed carry concepts. This explores important aspects CCW including firearm safety, selecting a pistol for self defense, personal protection ammunition selection, basic concealed carry concepts, shooting from concealment, tactical reloading, situational awareness, defensive mindset, holstering, and basic personal defense shooting techniques.

Register for either course at: NRA Pistol Courses

Select either
NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting - Instructor led only or NRA Basic CCW

Scroll down and enter 17257 for the Zip code.
Click 'Search' and the Shippensburg courses will pop up.
Select the course you wish to take.

If you have any questions, contact Andrew Williams at:
[email protected]

Kids Night!
Kid's Nights will begin on January 8 and run 8 weeks through February 26!
Each Kid's Night will run on Monday nights from 6 PM until 8 PM.

If the Shippensburg Area School District
is closed or dismisses early because of inclement weather on a Monday,
Kid's Night that Monday will be
CANCELED.


Website Changes:
This website has been updated with a new
'Meeting Minutes' page and a new 'Virtual Tour' page.

Range Closing on Monday Afternoons
Starting on April 10, the outdoor firearms ranges will be closed on
Mondays from 12 noon until dark for mowing the ranges.
Please plan accordingly.

Notice:
If you witness anything dangerous, unusual, or in violation of our club rules
occurring on the club grounds, contact the club by phone or email the webmaster
immediately!
Make a note of the date and the time of the event.
We have surveillance cameras on our property.
Knowing the date and time allows us to review the video footage from the cameras.

We have a new, automated phone system.
This system is programmed with the monthly events and or closings happening at the club.
Give us a Call!!! The number is 717-530-9533

If your email has changed
Click here to sign up for email updates.

Photo IDs!!!
Photo IDs must be worn at all times when you are on the club grounds. 

RANGE CLOSINGS: 

Trap Practice
Outdoor rifle and handgun ranges will be closed from 5 PM until 9 PM
every Monday night from January until November.

Well Maintenance
All ranges will be closed for well maintenance on January 22nd from 8 AM until 10 AM

Range Maintenance
All outdoor firearms ranges will be closed for maintenance on
Mondays from Noon until dusk from January until November

Groundhog Shoots
The 200 to 800 yard ranges will be closed from 7 AM until 4 PM
for Groundhog Shoots on the following dates:
​April 27, May 25, June 29, July 27, August 31, September 28, and October 26

Note:  The short ranges, 25, 50, and 100 yards, will be open during the Groundhog Shoots.

June Drawing
All outdoor firearms ranges will be closed on 
June 20 and 21 for set-up for the June Drawing
and June 22 for the June Drawing.

Nora Ross Clinic
Outdoor rifle and handgun ranges will be closed from 7:00 AM until 7:00 PM
for an approved shooting clinic on 

Central Penn Winter Trap League
Outdoor rifle and handgun ranges will be closed from 7 AM until 3 PM for  approved
Central Penn Winter Trap League shoots in 2024 on the following dates:  March 23

Mid Penn Trap League
Outdoor rifle and handgun ranges will be closed from 2 PM until 9 PM for approved
Mid Penn Trap League shoots in 2024 on the following dates:

Black Powder Cartridge Silhouette Match Prep
The outdoor rifle and handgun ranges will be closed from 7 AM until 12 Noon
on the day before the BPCR Matches to allow for preparations for the match.
The ranges will be closed from 7 AM until 12 noon on the following dates:
March 15, April 19, May 17, June 7, July 19, August 16, September 20, October 18.
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This page was last updated: March 1, 2024
Copyright 2003 SFGA

P.O. Box 27, Shippensburg, PA  17257
MEMBERS:
Please attend the
monthly meetings.
They are held on the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m.

2024 Mtg. Schedule:

January 9
February 13
March 12
April 9
May 9
June 11
July 9
August 13
September 10
October 8
November 12
December 10
IMPORTANT!!!!!  MEMBERS - PLEASE READ!!!!

IMPORTANT DATES * * * NEWS * * * INFORMATION
To report an issue or in case of emergency at the club, call 717-530-9533.

To hear a summary of monthly events, closings, or special events, call:  717-530-9533