NRA First Steps - Shotgun

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for the safe and proper use of a shotgun in shooting a moving target.

NRA First Steps - Rifle

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting.


Benefits Include:

  • 24/7 defense of your firearm freedoms

  • Legislative updates

  • Subscription to an award-winning NRA member magazine

  • $2,500 in ArmsCare firearms insurance

  • $5,000 Life & Accidental Insurance ($10,000 for Life Members)

  • NRA shooter's cap, personalized membership card & decal

  • Invitations to "Friends of NRA" dinners and auctions

  • Special savings at

  • Discounts at over 6,000 hotels and motels nationwide

  • Access to NRA's hunting, shooting and safety programs

Click on the picture above to be taken to the NRA website in order to join or renew. ($30/one year membership)

As a member, you'll have a powerful voice in protecting our Constitution, plus a wide range of benefits that add up to savings, convenience, and fun. 
~ Wayne LaPierre
NRA Executive Vice President

Youth Rifle Training

This course is geared towards teaching youths the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary for the safe use of a rifle in target shooting.

NRA Membership
Steele Creek Outdoor Survival

Outdoor Survival Skills Course

This course will help you in gaining knowledge of the key elements needed for survival in the outdoors unaided by modern tools.

  • Build shelters from natural materials
  • Locate and purify water
  • Create fire from friction
  • Make your own tools
  • Practice methods of obtaining wild foods
  • And much more!​

​A deposit of $62.50 is required to register for this course.  

Basic Gun Safety Course

It doesn't hurt to learn the basics.  Regardless of your shooting experience, this 3 hour handgun safety course teaches the core fundamentals of handgun safety so that you can visit the range with confidence and with safety in mind.  Learn how to properly handle, transport, and store your handgun, as well as how to keep children safe around handguns.

This course will specifically cover:

  • gun safety  
  • gun safety in the home
  • types of guns
  • how to handle a gun 
  • cleaning, maintenance, storage 
  • how to properly load/unload a firearm 
  • how to properly hand a loaded firearm to someone
  • shooting stance, grip, & dominant eye
  • basic marksmanship

​The course costs $40; or if you wish to shoot on the range after class, add $25 making the course total $65.

NC Concealed Carry Course

This course is comprised of eight hours of mandatory classroom training with additional time on the range.

Classroom time involves discussion on the legal aspects of using deadly force in self-defense and the laws concerning where a concealed handgun may not be carried.  In addition, classroom time covers firearms safety and nomenclature as well as marksmanship fundamentals.

Before completing this class the participant shall pass a twenty question test about the legalities of carrying a concealed handgun and the use of deadly force. In addition, the student must demonstrate how to safely load, unload and handle a handgun as well as shoot a handgun at a target.  Students are required to shoot from distances of 3, 5 & 7 yards.

For this class, you will need to bring:


pen & notebook

protective eye wear


gun to qualify with (holster or carrying case for storage when not in use)

30 rounds ammo (minimum)

gun cleaning kit if you have one

Classes are offered Saturdays 

Start time is @ 8 am

Location is at the American Legion Post 221, 

7300 Steele Creek Rd, Charlotte, NC  28217

There will be a 30 minute lunch break as well as breaks during class.

**Please leave your handgun in your vehicle!! We will not need them during the classroom portion!!**

NRA First Steps - Pistol

Teaches the basic knowledge, skills, and attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely.

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