Shooting Socials

Shooting Socials

Education and outreach has been a part of who Orange County Gun Owners is from the very beginning.   Our diverse group of volunteers work to expand the shooting sport community and educate the public.  For just $60/person, we can give you a safe, fun, safe, and educational first-time shooting experience.
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Here is what OCGO can offer a new shooter:

    1. One-on-one mentoring with an experienced volunteer
    2. Safety briefing in a classroom
    3. 2 Hours of range rental
    4. Gun(s) to learn with
    5. 50 rounds of ammunition
    6. A paper target
    7. Eye protection
    8. Ear protection
    This is at least a $100 value and maybe as much as a $250 value. We offer it for $60 just to cover costs and give you a great experience.


A:  It is an event to introduce people to the shooting sports with a group of people who socialize together in another way like work, church, clubs, etc.

A:  Shooting Socials are held approximately once a month and open to the public. People who are not legally permitted to possess a firearm like felons may not participate in these events.

A:  Mentors are the volunteers who work with you, one-on-one, during these events.  Mentors come from all backgrounds.  They are experienced shooters who will show you how to shoot their personal firearm(s).

A:  Yes, but please follow all local laws regarding the transport of firearms.  Firearms should be brought to the range in a locked container, unloaded, and separate from ammunition.

A:  No.  Most of our participants have never shot a gun.  Those with experience have always said they picked up some great tips from our mentors.

A:  Yes.  The minimum age is generally 9 years-old.  Different ranges have different age and height requirements.  This question is best answered on a case by case basis.

A:  Aside from closed heel and closed toe shoes, there are no other requirements.  Avoid shirts with low neck lines.

A:  Everything you need to participate in this event is covered by your fee, along with a safety briefing from experienced range staff, and a mentor who will stay with you throughout the whole shooting process.

Want more information or would you like to set up a Shooting Social and need help?
Email Heather at for help and more information.
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