Category Archives: The First Shot

The First Shot – CMP Online Magazine

All Students Encouraged to Apply for 2015-2016 $1,000 CMP Scholarships

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, OH – The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) will once again award exemplary student-athletes in their future endeavors through its annual scholarship program for the 2015-2016 school year. The CMP offers $1,000 one-year scholarships based on merit and rifle or pistol marksmanship affiliation to current high school seniors. CMP received 233...
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Summer Camp Counselors Represent USA at ISSF World Championship in Spain

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) is proud to announce that five of its Summer Camp counselors earned slots on the World Championship team that competed in Granada, Spain, September 6-20 at the 51st International Shooting Sports Federation (ISSF) World Championship. Sonya May, Dacotah Faught, Lorelie Stanfield, Tim Sherry and Lauren Phillips...
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Come Join the Fun During the Monthly Pneumatic Bench League

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, OH – A new and enticing match for all ages, the CMP Monthly Pneumatic Air Rifle Bench League provides the excitement of a long-distance match from the comfort of a climate-controlled indoor air rifle range. Competitors fire from a bench rest while seated towards our state-of-the-art electronic targets. Marksmen may...
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CMP State Director Workshop to be Held in October

By Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer CAMP PERRY, OH – The Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) State Directors from around the country met for a weekend of fellowship and fun at the State Director Workshop October 3-4 in the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center at Camp Perry. A group of 43 directors attended the weekend. The State Directors of...
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