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Crossed Rifles Overnight Camp

Valley Forge Summer Camp - Valley Forge

Sunday, June 23, 2019 - Friday, July 5, 2019
Valley Forge 1001 Eagle Rd WaynePA  19087
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - Friday, July 5, 2019
Valley Forge 1001 Eagle Rd WaynePA  19087

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What's Included

The mission of this two week summer camp program is to teach young people character development through Marksmanship. This vision of the program is to use teachable fundamentals of marksmanship to instill or reinforce basic tenets of pro-social behavior and etiquette. The Marksmanship program will focus on: The Safe handling and manipulation of firearms Core Values Discipline and Precision Competition Every day campers will get hands on experience with firearms. The first two days are dedicated to instruction and dry-fire manipulation of firearms based on the United States Marine Corps method of instruction for primary marksmanship. The following three days will be dedicated to teaching and practical application of the prone position, sitting position and kneeling position. During the second week campers will qualify with a semi-automatic .22 caliber rifle (M16 A4 carbine variant) based on modified United States Marine Corps qualification standards. Each camper will have the opportunity to apply knowledge precision and discipline gained during the first week of camp to compete for the honors of camp high marksman and will qualify as a marksman, sharpshooter or expert.   The campers will be introduced to two other .22 caliber platforms over the remainder of their camp; intermediate and precision competition rifles. During the course of the two week program campers will also have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of archery and participate in an archery competition. One hour of every day will be dedicated toward learning a Core value and understanding its purpose as the camper interacts with peers and later…parents!

About This Organizer

Valley Forge Summer Camp is located at the Valley Forge Military Academy & College in Wayne, Pennsylvania. Our beautiful 100-acre campus, located in the famous Main Line section of suburban Philadelphia, houses a variety of playing fields, stables, and swimming pools.


Great facilities, outstanding staff and wonderful campers, Valley Forge Summer Camp is a special place where campers grow, discover new abilities and develop friendships that will last a lifetime. Your child will learn new skills, gain confidence and participate in activities that will assist them in becoming successful in all they do.


With a strong focus on Leadership and confidence, and the experienced staff at our disposal, we work hard to develop campers that can work independently and as part of a team. Your child will head home more confident and displaying leadership qualities to help them into life’s next chapter.

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Valley Forge 1001 Eagle Rd WaynePA  19087
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