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2020 Kid’s Open House and Awards

In addition to tickets being available for purchase online, they are now available at the range, Backcountry and Corlane’s.

General Meetings are held on the last Monday of the Month September to June at 7 PM.

The shooting facilities at the North Peace Rod and Gun Club with be fully or partially closed on the following dates because of special events or range operator’s holidays:

Dates Details Reason
December 24,25,26,27,28 and 31, 2019 and January 1, 2020 Full Range Holidays

Range Hours and Dates of Operation:

Hours of Operation as of November 1, 2019:

Sunday: 10:00 AM to 5:45 PM

Monday: 10:00 AM to 5:45 PM

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 10:00 AM to 5:45 PM

Friday: 10:00 AM to 5:45 PM

Saturday: 10:00 AM to 5:45 PM

Also closed statutory holidays.

Yearly Hours of Operation

May 1 to Sept 30 Closed Wednesdays/MTTF 10AM-7:45PM/Weekends 9AM-6:45PM

October 1 to October 31 Closed Wednesdays/Every Other Day 9AM-6:45PM

November 1 to April 30 Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays/Every other Day 10AM-5:45PM

Update:

Kids Learn to Fish and Father’s Day Fishing Derby are this weekend at Charlie Lake! There is still a few spots left in the Kids Learn to Fish program, call Backcountry to register. Both events are free and we have lots to giveaway. We are still looking for volunteers and donations. Please contact Tammi at Backcountry 250-785-1461.

Sign up for the Kids Learn to Fish class opens on Saturday June 1, 2019. You can register your child or children by dropping in to BackCountry’s store or by calling 250-785-1461 Kids must be between 5 yrs and 15 yrs old. It is free! We provide the fishing gear. Come dressed for the weather and ready to learn and play.

Donations and Volunteers are Welcome

Kids learn to fish poster 2019

We encourage those of you that have been through the program before to identify this to us when you register and to bring your fishing rod and gear and join us at the lake for some fun and fishing.

Don’t forget we will also be hosting a Father’s Day Fishing Derby on Sunday June 16th. It’s a free event. Everybody is welcome to come out and play!

fathers day fishing derby poster 2019

If you have any questions or would like to donate or volunteer please contact Tammi at Backcountry 250-785-1461 or fishing@backcountryfsj.com

The NPRGC club is seeking a student to fill a Summer Labourer Position at the Dressler Memorial Range in Charlie Lake.  

Laborer, Dressler Memorial Range                       

May 27, 2019- August 30, 2019

40 hrs/week    Remuneration –  $15.00hr                                        

Working under the direct supervision of the Range Operator, the hired student employee will undertake all range maintenance and misc. tasks assigned, including grass cutting, painting, cleaning, Club house upkeep, signing in of members, range maintenance, moving of various range equipment, etc

Successful candidates will have: 

Student Gr. 11+ returning to school in September 2019, good interpersonal skills, ability to follow instructions, learn and work with tools and related equipment and machinery.  

HOW TO APPLY  

For more information, applicants can email a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to  vicepres@nprg.ca, or drop required documentation off at the Range office. While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

The North Peace Rod and Gun Club and the BC Wildlife Federation would like to thank all our volunteers, sponsors, supporters and staff for making the 2019 BCWF Annual General Meeting here in Fort St. John such a great success.

A special thanks goes out to the BC Peace Country River Rats for their help with the spousal and kids program and with the club night.

Photo of listing BCWF AGM sponsors.

IDPA/3-Gun is cancelled tonight, Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

Monday, April 29, 2019 (Interviews for new range operator.) Sorry for the inconvenience.

A limited number of tickets are now available for the BC Wildlife Federation’s Awards and Gala Dinner held at the Pomeroy Hotel. Dance to follow the awards and short fundraiser — live music provided by Fort St. John’s popular Sweetwater Band.

Get your tickets at Backcountry or at the Gun Club.

There are also a limited number of tickets available for Fun Night at the Gun Club for $35 by calling the BC Wildlife Federation Office (1-888-881-2293). Fun night starts at 5:00 PM on Friday, May 10 with trap shooting followed by a BBQ dinner and some raffles for great prizes.

BCWF Gala Night 2019 Poster

Hope to see you there.

The North Peace Rod and Gun Club has immediate openings for a Range Operator.  We are also interested in part time Range Operators to cover vacation, other leaves, and special events at the range facility in Charlie Lake.  

Successful applicants will have good communication and computer skills, basic repair & maintenance skills, be 19 years of age or older, and must have or be able to acquire a valid Firearms PAL/RPAL, ATV Safety, Tractor Safety and WHMIS.  “Food Safe” and “Serving it Right” tickets are assets and can be attained at a later date.  

Range Operators are responsible for upkeep of range and club facilities throughout the year and include tasks such as yard and range maintenance, register and orient club members, maintain range equipment, clubhouse scheduling, membership renewal, monitoring of summer student staff, special events, etc.  

For more information please contact Tyler Mikkelson, Club Vice-President at (250) 793-4080. Submit resumes via email at – vicepres@nprg.ca or mail to:

P.O. Box 6435, 

Fort St. John, BC, 

V1J 4H8. 

NOTES:

Full and Part time positions – (pay – $19+/hr).   This is not an overly strenuous position and would be suited to a semi-retired individual.  These positions could be compared to looking after a campsite or RV Park.

Photographs Courtesy of our range operator Mike Lahaye.

The Youth Program of the North Peace Rod and Gun Club hosted the inaugural 22 Rimfire Challenge competition on Saturday, April 6, 2019. The Rimfire Challenge is also an introduction to Competition Shooting. 

There were 12 participants in total, including 4 adults and 8 youth of varying ages. Everyone had a good time and those that shot went away with a prize.

Photo of Fundraiser Setup

The North Peace Rod and Gun Club would like to thank all those who attended the 2019 fundraiser who generously made this year’s fundraiser one of the most successful ever. We would also like to thank our sponsors, donors, organizing committee and volunteers without whom the event wouldn’t even be possible. Please take a moment and open the attached files and recognize all those who made the event such a great success.

Donors and Sponsors

Organizing Committee and Volunteers

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