Firearms Classes & Courses

Huron Valley Guns offers classes and instruction to provide you with the latest firearms knowledge and training techniques. Whether your goal is learning basic firearms safety, advancing your shooting skills, or training for self-defense. Our instructors will successfully guide you with the following courses:


Gals and Guns Class
 

CLASSES Available at Huron Valley Guns

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DATE NIGHT/GREAT NIGHT

Cost: $70/couple

Class Length: 3 hrs. (class size is limited to 16 couples (i.e. 32 participants))

Description: Date Night...or a great night! Two people will share a lane on the shooting range for 30-60 minutes beginning at 6pm. Followed by dinner, with your choice of beef or chicken, at Molly Pitcher's Lounge.

Requirements:

  • The student must bring or rent a reliable, unloaded handgun of a caliber of .22 caliber or above, but not larger than a .45 caliber. All weapons will be inspected on the range.
  • Eye and ear protection is required and must be brought by the student. The range will also have these available.
  • Ammunition is not included.
  • Targets are included in the cost of the class.
  • All students must sign a waiver (click here for waiver form).
  • Appropriate attire is required: long sleeve shirt, full-length pants, baseball-style cap, closed toed shoes.
  • Students must be 18 years of age or older.

Scheduled Dates and Times:

  • 6/12/2020, Friday - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • 6/26/2020, Friday - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • 7/17/2020, Friday - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • 7/31/2020, Friday - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • 8/14/2020, Friday - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • 8/28/2020, Friday - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

To View Class Dates and Register:

  1. Click the "Sign up!" button below.
  2. Then on the ensuing page, scroll down to the bottom of that page and click the round circle for "I am Registering for a Class".
  3. Then, under "Class Information", is the "Class Name" drop-down box for "Please select one of the following" which has the list of scheduled classes.
  4. Click within that box and then click on the date you would like to sign up for.
  5. Then register (checkout) by completing the Registration and Payment Information.

GALS AND GUNS

Cost: $35

Class Length: 2 hrs. (class size is limited to 16 participants)

Description: Learn the basics of handling a firearm. Class includes teaching regarding the fundamentals of shooting and shooting position as well as safety, handling and storage of handguns. Classroom instruction of 30 minutes will be followed by 30 minutes of range shooting. The session will conclude with a social discussion at Molly Pitcher's over appetizers and beverages.

Requirements:

  • The student must bring or rent a reliable, unloaded handgun of a caliber of .22 caliber or above, but not larger than a .45 caliber. All weapons will be inspected on the range.
  • Eye and ear protection is required and must be brought by the student. The range will also have these available.
  • Ammunition is included.
  • Targets are included in the cost of the class.
  • All students must sign a waiver.
  • Appropriate attire is required: long sleeve shirt, full-length pants, baseball-style cap, closed toed shoes.
  • Students must be 18 years of age or older.

Scheduled Dates and Times:

  • 6/9/2020, Tuesday - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • 6/22/2020, Monday - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • 7/13/2020, Monday - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • 7/27/2020, Monday - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • 8/10/2020, Monday - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • 8/24/2020, Monday - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

To View Class Dates and Register:

  1. Click the "Sign up!" button below.
  2. Then on the ensuing page, scroll down to the bottom of that page and click the round circle for "I am Registering for a Class".
  3. Then, under "Class Information", is the "Class Name" drop-down box for "Please select one of the following" which has the list of scheduled classes.
  4. Click within that box and then click on the date you would like to sign up for.
  5. Then register (checkout) by completing the Registration and Payment Information.

GUNS 101

Cost: $35

Class Length: 2 hrs. (class size is limited to 16 participants)

Description: Learn the basics of handling a firearm (pistol). Class includes teaching regarding the fundamentals of shooting and shooting position as well as safety, handling and storage of handguns. Classroom instruction of 30 minutes will be followed by 30 minutes of range shooting. The session will conclude with a social discussion at Molly Pitcher's over appetizers and beverages.

Requirements:

  • The student must bring or rent a reliable, unloaded handgun of a caliber of .22 caliber or above, but not larger than a .45 caliber. All weapons will be inspected on the range.
  • Eye and ear protection is required and must be brought by the student. The range will also have these available.
  • Ammunition is included.
  • Targets are included in the cost of the class.
  • All students must complete the range waiver online at https://www.huronvalleyguns.com/.
  • Appropriate attire is required: long sleeve shirt, full-length pants, baseball-style cap, closed toed shoes.
  • Students must be 18 years of age or older.

Scheduled Dates and Times:

  • 6/24/2020, Wednesday - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

To View Class Dates and Register:

  1. Click the "Sign up!" button below.
  2. Then on the ensuing page, scroll down to the bottom of that page and click the round circle for "I am Registering for a Class".
  3. Then, under "Class Information", is the "Class Name" drop-down box for "Please select one of the following" which has the list of scheduled classes.
  4. Click within that box and then click on the date you would like to sign up for.
  5. Then register (checkout) by completing the Registration and Payment Information.

CONCEALED PISTOL LICENSE (CPL)

Cost: $109

Class Length: 8 hrs. - Saturdays & Sundays, 10:00am to 6:30pm (class size is limited to 16 participants).

Description: This class will fulfill the State of Michigan training requirements needed to apply for a Concealed Pistol License. The training will include: safe storage and handling of a pistol, knowledge of ammunition, and the fundamentals of pistol shooting including the proper shooting position. State of Michigan firearm laws of civil/criminal liability and their relation to concealed pistol carry are explored. There will be discussions concerning how to avoid criminal attack and techniques for controlling violent confrontations.

Requirements:

  • The student must bring or rent a reliable, unloaded handgun of a caliber of .380 auto or above, but not larger than a .45 caliber. All weapons will be inspected on the range.
  • Eye and ear protection is required and must be brought by the student or rented.
  • Ammunition, 100 rounds, is required and can be brought to class or purchased.
  • (All rentals/purchases can be completed at Huron Valley Guns for an additional cost.)
  • Targets are included in the cost of the class.
  • All students must sign a waiver.
  • Appropriate attire is required: long sleeve shirt, full-length pants, baseball-style cap, closed toed shoes.
  • Students must be 18 years of age or older.

Scheduled Dates and Times:

  • No class scheduled at this time.

To View Class Dates and Register:

  1. Click the "Sign up!" button below.
  2. Then on the ensuing page, scroll down to the bottom of that page and click the round circle for "I am Registering for a Class".
  3. Then, under "Class Information" is the "Class Name" drop-down box for "Please select one of the following" which has the list of scheduled classes.
  4. Click within that box and then click on the date you would like to sign up for.
  5. Then register (checkout) by completing the Registration and Payment Information.

CONCEALED PISTOL LICENSE (CPL) - WOMEN ONLY

Cost: $109

Class Length: 8 hrs. - Sundays, 10:00am to 6:30pm (class size is limited to 16 participants).

Description: This class is geared for women only and will fulfill the State of Michigan training requirements needed to apply for a Concealed Pistol License. The training will include: safe storage and handling of a pistol, knowledge of ammunition, and the fundamentals of pistol shooting including the proper shooting position. State of Michigan firearm laws of civil/criminal liability and their relation to concealed pistol carry are explored. There will be discussions concerning how to avoid criminal attack and techniques for controlling violent confrontations.

Requirements:

  • The student must bring or rent a reliable, unloaded handgun of a caliber of .380 auto or above, but not larger than a .45 caliber. All weapons will be inspected on the range.
  • Eye and ear protection is required and must be brought by the student or rented.
  • Ammunition, 100 rounds, is required and can be brought to class or purchased.
  • (All rentals/purchases can be completed at Huron Valley Guns for an additional cost.)
  • Targets are included in the cost of the class.
  • All students must sign a waiver.
  • Appropriate attire is required: long sleeve shirt, full-length pants, baseball-style cap, closed toed shoes.
  • Students must be 18 years of age or older.

Scheduled Dates and Times:

  • 7/25/2020, Saturday - 10:00 am to 6:30 pm
  • 8/15/2020, Saturday - 10:00 am to 6:30 pm

To View Class Dates and Register:

  1. Click the "Sign up!" button below.
  2. Then on the ensuing page, scroll down to the bottom of that page and click the round circle for "I am Registering for a Class".
  3. Then, under "Class Information" is the "Class Name" drop-down box for "Please select one of the following" which has the list of scheduled classes.
  4. Click within that box and then click on the date you would like to sign up for.
  5. Then register (checkout) by completing the Registration and Payment Information.


 

HVG Classes to be Added Soon

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MARKSMANSHIP - LEARNING PRECISION SHOOTING

Cost: $50

Class Length: 3 hrs.

Description: Certified instructors will show you how to improve your marksmanship shooting skills with a handgun. Focus will be on: grip, hand pressure, natural aim area, smooth presentation, stance, trigger control, precision sighting, and shooting from relative shooting distances, stoppage clearing, loading and unloading.

Requirements:

  • The student must bring or rent a reliable, unloaded handgun of a caliber of .22 or above, but not larger than a .45 caliber. All weapons will be inspected on the range.
  • Eye and ear protection is required and must be brought by the student or rented.
  • Ammunition, 150 rounds, is required and can be brought to class or purchased.
  • (All rentals/purchases can be completed at Huron Valley Guns for an additional cost.)
  • Targets are included in the cost of the class.
  • All students must sign a waiver.
  • Appropriate attire is required: long sleeve shirt, full-length pants, baseball-style cap, closed toed shoes.
  • Students must be 18 years of age or older.

ESSENTIALS FOR PRECISION SCOPED RIFLE SHOOTING

Cost: $50

Class Length: 3 hrs.

Description: Learn from a highly experienced instructor the essentials for precision shooting with scoped rifle at long distances. This course will include: explanation of different types of scopes, the different scope reticles (Mil-Dot or MOA), considerations when purchasing a scope, properly mounting the scope, how to zero out the scope, and making proper adjustments. Instruction will include the fundamentals of shooting a scoped rifle and shooting positions as well as safety, handling and storage of rifle. There will be 1.5 hours of classroom instruction, which will be followed by 1.5 hours range time, shooting will be on the 100 yard indoors range.

Requirements:

  • The student must bring a reliable, unloaded scoped rifle of a caliber of .223 or above, but not larger than a .338 Lapua. Also allowed are all .45 caliber rifles including .450 Bushmaster & 50 Beowulf. All weapons will be inspected on the range.
  • Eye and ear protection is required and can be brought by the student or rented.
  • Ammunition, 40 rounds, is required and can be brought to class or purchased.
    (All purchases can be completed at Huron Valley Guns.)
  • Targets are included in the cost of the class.
  • All students must sign a waiver.
  • Appropriate attire is required: full-length pants & closed toed shoes.
  • Students must be 18 years of age or older, or 12 to 17 years old with a parent or guardian.

SHOTGUN CLEANING & CARE

Cost: $30

Class Length: 2 hrs.

Description: Firearms have been regarded as a good investment monetarily if well cared for. Failure to maintain your firearms subject them to the potential malfunction, which may result in injury to yourself or others. Learn the proper process to clean, maintain and properly store your shotgun.

Requirements:

  • Bring an unloaded shotgun of 410 or larger not to exceed 12 gauge and your own cleaning kit. All weapons will be inspected in the classroom.
  • (If the student does not have a shotgun, a shotgun and cleaning kit will be provided for classroom use at additional cost.)

RIFLE CLEANING & CARE

Cost: $30

Class Length: 2 hrs.

Description: Firearms have been regarded as a good investment monetarily if well cared for. Failure to maintain your firearms subject them to the potential malfunction, which may result in injury to yourself or others. Learn the proper process to clean, maintain and properly store your rifle.

Requirements:

  • Bring an unloaded rifle of .22 caliber or larger not to exceed 30-06 and your own cleaning kit. All weapons will be inspected in the classroom.
  • (If the student does not have a rifle, a rifle and cleaning kit will be provided for classroom use at additional cost.)

HUNTER SAFETY COURSE

Cost: $TBD

Class Length: TBD hrs.

Description: Details to follow.

CHURCH PROTECTION COURSE

Cost: $TBD

Class Length: TBD hrs.

Description: Details to follow.

REAL ESTATE AGENT SAFETY COURSE

Cost: $TBD

Class Length: TBD hrs.

Description: Details to follow.

INSTRUCTORS

Range Master/Chief Instructor - Fred Stanton

Fred Stanton graduated from Wayne State University in 1977 with a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice after completing an Associate Degree at Schoolcraft College. Fred went to work for the City of Dearborn as a Police Officer and, after 28 years of service, retired as a Sergeant.

While working for the Dearborn Police Department, Fred had various duties from field training officer, firearms instructor, emergency vehicle operations instructor, SWAT supervisor, narcotic supervisor, and his last assignment was Administrative Sergeant to the Chief of Police in charge of all special events and liquor control investigations.

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