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Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 01:57 PM.
Gun Safety Camps
Surf City Parks and Recreation is sponsoring two Gun Safety Camps for youths ages 9-14. The camps will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. July 28 to Aug. 1 and from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 11 to 15. 
The camps are being offered in cooperation with Surf City Guns & Ammo, local law enforcement personnel and certified NRA instructors Rachelle and Jeff Trout.  
Classroom sessions at the Surf City Community Center will review the basic of pistol and rifle safety through a series of hands-on demonstrations and presentations. On the final day of each camp, participants will go to an outdoor range where they will test their knowledge and safe use of a Ruger 10/22.
The cost is $125 for all materials including ammunition for the range. Register at An additional waiver will need to be signed by parents and/or guardians to allow their children to go to the gun range. A limit of 12 registrations will be accepted for each camp. For more information, call 910-328-4887 or e-mail
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