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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Tucson Trap and Skeet Club not only plays host to world cup competitions with world class shooters, they also give back to the community via youth programs.

One of the programs the club offers is the Scholastic Clay Target Program, a partnership between the club and Arizona Game and Fish.  It is a team based youth development program that uses sports trap and skeet shooting to instill life skills like discipline, safety and teamwork.  There are between 50 to 100 youths in the program, ranging in age from nine years old to teenagers.

The program runs from September to May, finishing in May with a competition. The best youth shooters from this competition are invited to participate in the National Scholastic Clay Target Program in Illinois the following summer.

The Tucson Trap and Skeet Club is a non-profit and a number of the youths involved in the program cannot afford to travel, so they are always looking for residents to donate to the program.  For more information on where to donate click here - http://www.tucsontrapandskeet.com/

For more information about the Scholastic Clay Target Program go online to http://www.azgfd.gov/outdoor_recreation/scholastic_claytarget.shtml

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