The Mt. Airy Sharpshooters is a youth trap shooting program that participates in the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP). The SCTP is, by design, a youth development program for providing school-aged youth with a positive experience in the shooting sports. The program is focused on instilling in young athletes a set of personal values and character traits for fair play, compassionate understanding, teamwork, individual responsibility, sportsmanship, self-discipline, and personal commitment – qualities that will serve them well in sports, but more importantly, serve them throughout their lives.
All SCTP activities incorporate two indispensable elements – SAFETY AND FUN. Safety is incorporated into every facet of ALL SCTP activities. The learning environment at team practices and at competitive shoots is designed to include the elements of FUN for all participants. SCTP participants learn the safe and responsible handling and use of firearms. They discover the joy of contributing to a shared team goal and the commitment that goes along with it. During this self-discovery process, team members develop proficiency in a sport that can be shared and enjoyed with family and friends for a lifetime. The Mt. Airy Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America (IWLA) is the host facility for the Mt. Airy Sharpshooters. The facility is located at 6642 Woodville Rd., Mt. Airy, MD. We practice on Tuesday evenings from March - July.