Liberty Shooting Camp and Seminar

Hillsdale College Ladies for Liberty Seminar and Shooting Camp Teaches Gun Safety, Skills, Rights
Limited spots available for Ladies for Liberty Seminar and Shooting Camp held June 5-9

Hillsdale, MI – Hillsdale College has limited openings left for enrollment in its annual Ladies for Liberty seminar and shooting camp on June 5 through 9, 2016. The camp teaches women of all experience levels shooting sports techniques and gun safety. Participants also attend lectures by Hillsdale College faculty members on topics related to the Constitution, including the Second Amendment.

“The Ladies for Liberty Shooting Camp is a great way for women of all experience levels and backgrounds to meet other women who are interested in the shooting sports,” said Sheila Hoekstra, certified National Rifle Association instructor and one of the camp’s coaches. “The atmosphere helps women feel like they can ask anything, enabling them to learn more effectively and erasing the stereotype of shooting sports as a male-only hobby.”

Ladies for Liberty will take place at Hillsdale College’s John A. Halter Shooting Sports Education Center, a 105-acre, state-of–the-art training facility just five miles from the College’s main campus in Hillsdale. Mich. An enrollment fee of $1,200 covers lodging, meals, lectures, and receptions at the Dow Conference Center on the Hillsdale College campus, as well as all lessons held at the Halter Shooting Sports Education Center.

Training topics include:

  • An introduction to handgun function and operation led by competitive shooter Sheila Hoekstra
  • Seminar on the Constitution from a Hillsdale College faculty member
  • Self-defense at home and away
  • Comparison of semi-automatic pistols and revolvers
  • How to select self-defense accessories
  • “Refuse to be a victim” course
  • An introduction to clay-target shooting led by Halter Shooting Center Range Master Bart Spieth

Shooters ages 21 and up are welcome; light-recoiling handguns will be available. Attendees may bring their own firearms upon approval by event staff in advance.

Winchester and Smith & Wesson are sponsors for this camp.

For more information, visit https://www.hillsdale.edu/ladies-for-liberty, or to enroll, contact Bart Spieth at bspieth@hillsdale.edu, or Kim Gehrke at kgehrke@hillsdale.edu.

Ladies for Liberty Sheila Hoekstra, instructor (second from right) Photos provided by Ellie Bartlett

Ladies for Liberty
Sheila Hoekstra, instructor (second from right)
Photos provided by Ellie Bartlett

Ladies for Liberty Bartley Spieth with students

Ladies for Liberty
Bartley Spieth with students

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