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Calgary Range Officer Certification Course

The Calgary Range Officer Certification Course will be held on Saturday, April 17, 2021, and is open to all current AHEIA members in good standing who assist with AHEIA sanctioned events. All participants must be 18 years of age and older.

Participants MUST arrive at the Calgary Conservation Centre for Education no later than 8:30 AM on Saturday, April 17. Following the classroom portion, participants will depart for the Calgary Firearms Centre where the course will resume in the afternoon.

Lunch will not be provided so all participants should make arrangements for providing their own bag lunch.

The 2021 Range Officer Certification Course will provide the participants with training in various areas of the proper running and overseeing any shooting range.

Topics covered include:

  • Suggested safety rules
  • Rules of operation
  • Range layout
  • Range control and commands
  • Basic fundamentals of marksmanship
  • Range exercises
  • Official scoring
  • Trap and skeet procedures
  • Firing positions and shooting order
  • Plus more 

The fee for this course is $75.00 plus GST. This event is subject to AHS COVID protocols that may be in place at the time of the event. We will contact participants for payment once we are certain this event is taking place.

Register below for the Range Officer Certification Course being held in Calgary on April 18, 2021. Registration Deadline is April 2, 2021.

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Calgary Shotgun Coaching Workshop

The Shotgun Coaching Workshop will be held on Sunday, April 18, 2021, in Calgary, and is open to all current AHEIA members including the general public. All participants must be 18 years of age and older.

Participants MUST arrive at the Calgary Conservation Centre for Education no later than 8:30 AM on Sunday, April 18. Following the classroom portion, participants will depart for the Calgary Firearms Centre where the course will resume in the afternoon.

Lunch will not be provided so all participants should make arrangements for providing their own bag lunch.

The 2021 Shotgun Coaching Workshop will deliver the participants with training in numerous areas of shot gunning and how to be an effective coach.

Topics covered include:

  • Firearms and Range safety
  • Fundamentals of Trap shooting
  • Firearms actions and use
  • Proper ammunition
  • Proper firearms fit
  • Styles of shooting
  • Range courtesy
  • Shotgun nomenclature
  • Maintenance
  • Proper coaching techniques
  • Plus more 

The fee for this workshop is $75.00 plus GST. This event is subject to AHS COVID protocols that may be in place at the time of the event. We will contact participants for payment once we are certain this event is taking place.

Register below for the Shotgun Coaching Workshop being held in Calgary on April 18, 2021. Registration Deadline is April 2, 2021.

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Alford Lake Range Officer Certification Course

The Range Officer Certification Course will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at Alford Lake, and is open to all current AHEIA members in good standing who assist with AHEIA sanctioned events. All participants must be 18 years of age and older.

Participants MUST arrive no later than 8:30 AM on Saturday April 24. Alternatively, you may arrive on Friday evening. We will supply lodging for those arriving early.

No meals will be provided so all participants should make arrangements for providing their own pre-made meals. You may have use of our kitchen facility to prepare your meals, dependent on COVID protocols.

The 2021 Range Officer Certification Course will provide the participants with training in various areas of the proper running and overseeing any shooting range.

Topics covered include:

  • Suggested safety rules
  • Rules of operation
  • Range layout
  • Range control and commands
  • Basic fundamentals of marksmanship
  • Range exercises
  • Official scoring
  • Trap and skeet procedures
  • Firing positions and shooting order
  • Plus more 

The fee for this course is $75.00 plus GST. This event is subject to AHS COVID protocols that may be in place at the time of the event. We will contact participants for payment once we are certain this event is taking place.

Register below for the Range Officer Certification Course being held at Alford Lake on April 24, 2021. Registration Deadline is April 2, 2021.

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Alford Lake Shotgun Coaching Workshop

The Shotgun Coaching Workshop will be held on Sunday, April 25, 2021, and is open to all current AHEIA members including the general public. All participants must be 18 years of age and older.

Participants MUST arrive no later than 8:30 AM on Sunday, April 25. Alternatively, you may arrive on Saturday evening, or if taking both courses you may arrive on Friday evening. We will supply lodging for those arriving early.

No meals will be provided so all participants should make arrangements for providing their own pre-made meals. You may have use of our kitchen facility to prepare your meals, dependent on
COVID protocols.

The 2021 Shotgun Coaching Workshop will deliver the participants with training in numerous areas of shot gunning and how to be an effective coach.

Topics covered include:

  • Firearms and Range safety
  • Fundamentals of Trap shooting
  • Firearms actions and use
  • Proper ammunition
  • Proper firearms fit
  • Styles of shooting
  • Range courtesy
  • Shotgun nomenclature
  • Maintenance
  • Proper coaching techniques
  • Plus more 

The fee for this workshop is $75.00 plus GST. This event is subject to AHS COVID protocols that may be in place at the time of the event. We will contact participants for payment once we are certain the event is taking place. 

Register below for the Shotgun Coaching Workshop being held at Alford Lake on April 25, 2021. Registration Deadline is April 2, 2021.

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The Outdoor Women's Program

The Outdoor Women's Program (OWP) began in 1994 with the intention of encouraging women to enjoy the great outdoors by providing opportunity to gain confidence, increase competence, acquire experience and promote personal growth in skills pertaining to the outdoors.

This program is not only educational, but is an excellent way for women to come together and enjoy each other's company at AHEIA's beautiful Alford Lake facility each year in early August. The days at OWP are jam packed with courses - from fly fishing to archery, quading, firearms basics to field dressing. OWP has something for every woman to learn and enjoy.

Register for OWP 2021 below!

*Registration for the 2021 Outdoor Women's Program will be available here*

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Youth Hunter Education Camps and Outdoor Youth Seminar, Outdoor Women’s Program, Mentored Hunt Programs.
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Since 1985, Wildlife Habitat Canada, a national, non-profit, charitable conservation organization, has invested over $50 million to support hundreds of conservation projects on private and public lands across Canada, through its granting program. Wildlife Habitat Canada works through partnerships with communities, landowners, governments, non-government organizations, and industry to conserve, enhance, and restore wildlife habitat. 
To learn more about the projects that Wildlife Habitat Canada has funded or to see our annual report, please visit www.whc.org. Without habitat...there is no wildlife. It’s that simple!