Target Shooting


  • Clay target shooting
  • Target Shooting


Target shooting involves the use of firearms (air rifles, Pistols, shotgun and rifle)

All require concentration, self-discipline and great control of emotion.  This can be a very physical and mentally hard activity.

Shooting targets are objects in various forms and shapes that are used for all types of weapons and other shooting sports, as well as darts and archery and other non-firearm related sports. The centre is called the bulls eye.  Targets can be made of paper, rubber, straw, or steel. Clay disc

Who Can Participate

Open to members who are 12 +.

Some Activity Providers may have additional age or height restrictions.

Safety Rules

  • Activity must be held at a State Approved shooting association club
  • All safety rules of the Shooting Association to be adhered to by all participants

Supervision Requirements

Refer to Girl Guides Australia Ratios at a Glance

Leader in Charge

  • The LiC must ensure that all participants are informed of appropriate clothing and/or personal equipment prior to the activity.
  • The LiC must organise and collect the ADM.27 from youth members and ADM.28 from adults. The LiC must inform the Activity Instructor of any health conditions or behaviour issues with participants.
  • The LiC must have an appropriate first aid kit suitable for the activity present at the activity venue.
  • The LiC must ensure participants have water and food appropriate to the activity.
  • The LiC is responsible for all participants when they are not participating in the activity.

Activity Instructor

Many outdoor activity centres will use in-house instructor qualifications. If you are unsure if they are accepted or alternative qualifications are held, contact your State Outdoor Activities Manager to ensure the instructor’s qualification is suitable.

Questions to be asked when looking for an Activity Provider

  • The Activity Leader/Instructor is to brief all participants on safety and the care of equipment prior to the activity.
  • It is suggested that the Activity Leader / Instructor provide ground training prior to the commencement of the activity if relevant.
  • Obtain permission from relevant authorities for access and use of land and waterbodies. Examples are: National Parks, State forests and private landowners.
  • The ratified Activity Leader/ Instructor must have knowledge of the locality, facilities, and terrain and weather conditions of the area that the activity will be taking place.
  • Should there be inclement weather the LiC and ratified instructor will need to negotiate whether the activity should proceed or be postponed.
  • Activity Leaders/ Instructors must have a first aid kit and appropriate rescue equipment readily accessible to all participants.

Notification Forms Required


For Approval – Prior to the Activity

  • 01 Camp/ Adventure-based/ Event Notification Application
  • 56B Risk Assessment and Plan (Outdoor Activities & Events & Camps)
  • Activity Provider Risk Management Plan

At the Activity

  • Participants are required to have completed: ADM.27 for Youth Members or ADM.28 for Adults
  • Girl Guide Incident Report

After the Activity

  • 03 Camp/Adventure-based/ Event Report Form

Last Modified: 10/09/22 at 1:01 AM