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.
Turtles, Ducks, and Deer Oh my!
Attention to the general public:
The Shippensburg Fish and Game Association is a Sportsman's Club.
We are not involved in the
removal, relocation, or rehabilitation of wildlife
the enforcement of wildlife or environmental laws.

Specifically we do not deal with snapping turtles!

Please contact the
Pa Fish and Boat Commission or the Pa Game Commission
for wildlife issues
or the Pa State Police concerning law enforcement.

June Drawing Tickets
We are just about a month away from the big June Drawing!
Sell those tickets!!!
PLEASE return your money and your ticket stubs to the club
BEFORE the date of the drawing if at all possible! 
You can mail them to the club at:

Shippensburg Fish and Game Association
PO Box 27
Shippensburg, Pa 17257

Alternatively put them in an envelope and drop them in one of the drop boxes at the club or turn them in from 5 PM - 7 PM at trap practice on Monday nights.

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
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 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]

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.

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
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. 


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 June 3 rd from 2 PM until 4 PM

Range Maintenance
All outdoor firearms ranges will be closed for maintenance on
Mondays from Noon until dusk from January until November
The ranges will be closed on 5/16/24 for work on the rails on the long ranges.

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 8:00 PM
for an approved shooting clinic on May 31 and June 1.

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:  April 6

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: June 8, 2024
Copyright 2003 SFGA

P.O. Box 27, Shippensburg, PA  17257
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 14
June 11
July 9
August 13
September 10
October 8
November 12
December 10

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