NRA foundation supports Camp Phillips shooting range improvements

By: News Release Email
By: News Release Email

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (BOY SCOUTS NEWS RELEASE) - The Chippewa Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America was awarded a $25,000 grant from the NRA Foundation in order to make improvements to the shooting range at Camp Phillips. This project will involve extending the present rifle range and adding a trap shooting area.

Over 2,000 youth attend Camp Phillips during each summer camp season. Chippewa Valley Council Scouts come from ten counties in northwestern Wisconsin: Barron, Chippewa, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pepin, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, and Washburn. Scout groups from other areas of Wisconsin as well as some out-of-state groups also visit Camp Phillips and utilize the shooting sports area.

On Saturday, May 11, 2013, Bud Larson, Local Voting Member, Indianhead Friends of the NRA & Judy Larson, Chair, Indianhead Friends of the NRA presented the $25,000 grant check to Chippewa Valley Council Scout Executive, Matt Hill.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WEAU 13 NEWS 1907 S. Hastings Way Eau Claire, WI 54701 By Phone: Main Number (715) 835-1313 and (715) 832-3474. Tip Line (715) 839-WEAU - (715) 839-9328 Sports Line (715) 852-1537
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 207912931 - weau.com/a?a=207912931