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Sat, Apr 01


Fairchance Rod & Gun Club

AR-15 Basics: Intro To America's Rifle (Co-Ed)

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AR-15 Basics: Intro To America's Rifle (Co-Ed)
AR-15 Basics: Intro To America's Rifle (Co-Ed)

Time & Location

Apr 01, 2023, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Fairchance Rod & Gun Club, 122 Hitters Delight Rd, Smithfield, PA 15478, USA

About The Event

Intro to AR-15: America's Rifle is a combination of classroom and range time.  Students will learn the background & history of the rifle and gain a working knowledge of how the rifle functions, available options & upgrades, calibers, optics and basic maintenance.

**This class does not discuss tactics or defensive techniques; however this class will prepare students to move on to more advanced classes.**

If you are a new owner or someone thinking about purchasing one, this class will provide you with valuable information.  If you have not yet purchased a rifle, there are .22lr versions available for use. (+$)

ADDED BONUS:  Range time will include students shooting of NRA-MQP (Marksmanship Qualification Program) Pro-Marksman qualification!


  • This class will require approx. 4 to 6 hours total time depending on class size & student knowledge.  
  • A minimum 100 rounds of ammo needed (150 recommended).  
  • AR-15 platform rifle (.22 lr, .223, or 5.56 calibers or PCC (pistol caliber carbine) 9mm )
  •         (.22lr rifle available if needed ($) )
  • Safety glasses & hearing protection (available if needed)
  • Range / Weather appropriate clothing:  no open toe shoes, no sleeveless or low cut shirts.  Hat/visor recommended.
  • Safety minded attitude


  • Water / Snacks / Lunch  (you will not have time to leave range)
  • Sunscreen
  • Extra magazines

Cost: $95 (bringing own gun & ammo)

(Discounts for former students & group members)

Additional Fees: IF NEEDED

Gun: $25 (.22 lr)  (includes 50 rds ammo)

Gun: $10 if you bring .22lr High Velocity Ammo IN ORIGINAL CONTAINER.

Ammo: $5 (+50 rounds .22lr)*

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