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  HOUGHTON LAKE SPORTSMEN'S CLUB
  2929 Tower Hill Road, POB 463, Houghton Lake, MI 48629
                                                                         Clubhouse phone 989-422-3987
                                                               (click on Directors for additional phone numbers) 
 
 
 

                  Welcome to the Houghton Lake Sportsmens Club's website. 

             Here you will find ways to join the Club, Calendar of Events, Archery,

                    Firearms Leagues and many other interesting programs.

                                 We are NRA, CMP, MRPA affiliated.


                                                        Meetings are held on the first Monday of every month at 7 PM.

     Exceptions are if the meeting falls on a holiday, then it would be on the following Monday. 

    There is no December meeting, instead a Christmas Party is held on the first Saturday in December.  

 

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                                       MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL TIME

                                                                ATTENTION MEMBERS

                                             Your membership renewal is due by June 1, 2015.

Members are reminded to turn in your renewal form, your signed liability form and your dues payment before the deadline date.  The required forms may be picked up at the clubhouse or obtained online from the website for you to complete and return at your earliest convenience.  You may bring your renewal form and payment to the next members meeting on June 1st or mail it directly to the club.  Checks are to be made payable to The Houghton Lake Sportsmen's Club.  

If your membership lapses for sixty (60) days or more past the due date, payment of the $10.00 initiation fee will be added to your club dues amount of $60.00, making your renewal amount $70.00 in order to be reinstated as a member. 

Members are also reminded of the "Work Hours" obligation.  As a member you agree to volunteer for a minimum of 8 hours per year for activities and projects in and around the club.  Members still have time to fulfill the work hours of 2014 before June 1st, 2015.  Any member not fulfilling this requirement will be assessed an additional fee of $25.00 to be added onto their renewal dues, for a total of $85.00 to renew their membership.


Your membership renewals are to be turned in to/mailed to the attention of Membership Director, Bob Bonacorsi.  If you have any further questions regarding your club membership renewal you may contact Bob at 989-366-1340 or email him at rbonacorsi1340@charter.net .
           

                                                                     

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                                                      WORK HOURS OPPORTUNITES

An obligation of being a member at the Houghton Lake Sportsmen's Club is to support your club by way of volunteering your time for the various events and activities going on in and around the club.  Each member  promises to fulfill 8 hours of volunteer time during the year. 

There are many opportunities to fulfill this obligation of "work hours" throughout the year.  Volunteers are always needed as range assistants (change/collect targets, ammo) during the numerous Shooting Matches currently on the calendar of events.  Other ways to obtain your work hours credits would be to help out during the annual Gun Show, Garage Sale and the Open House.  You can stop by the clubhouse to help out with range cleaning after a shooting event or meeting, volunteering to work on some of the upcoming indoor and outdoor improvement projects being planned for the club this year, stopping by with your rake or mower to clear leaves, trim or cut grass, provide treats for the monthly Monday meetings.  Any task you provide in, around and for the club can count toward the work hours obligation.   

When a member has completed any volunteer task for the club, credit is given by filling out a "work hours completed" form and placing it in the mail slot to Bob Bonacorsi (Membership Director) located inside the clubhouse.  

     VOLUNTEERING YOUR TALENTS AND YOUR TIME FOR YOUR CLUB WILL ALWAYS BE APPRECIATED      

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                                             PROJECT APPLESEED

The Houghton Lake Sportsmen's Club will be hosting the participants of the "Project Appleseed" program for 2015 on Saturday & Sunday July 11th - 12th and on Saturday & Sunday August 22nd - 23rd.  The program takes place from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the Saturday dates and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the Sunday dates.  This is a 2-day weekend training clinic that teaches the participants the traditional skills of rifle marksmanship from a standing, sitting, kneeling and prone position.  Information about this program and registering for it can be found by going to the Project Appleseed website: appleseedinfo.org where you will find all the necessary details about this event.  

"Project Appleseed" is a non-profit organization that began in April 2006 in Ramseur, North Carolina by the "Revolutionary War Veterans Association" - a group  of volunteer instructors that developed a nationwide program in teaching traditional rifle marksmanship skills, keeping alive the history and early American heritage of the founding fathers.  The organization commemorates the historic date of April 19, 1775 and the Battles of Lexington and Concord.  

                                                "By the rude bridge that arched the flood,
                                                  Their flag to April's breeze unfurled,
                                                  Here once the embattled farmers stood, 
                                                  And fired the shot heard 'round the world."

                                                                                         -- "Concord Hymn" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
                                                                                                          July 4, 1837

Please visit the "Project Appleseed" website to read more about the organization's mission and commitment to preserving this important time in our history. 

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                                             Membership Meetings

                                                       on the first Monday of each month

                                                               January 5, 2015 7pm

                                                               February 2, 2015 7pm

                                                               March 2, 2015 7pm

                                                               April 6, 2015  7pm

                                                               May 4, 2015 7pm

                                                               June 1, 2015 7pm

                                                               July 6, 2015 7pm

                                                               August 3, 2015 7pm

                                                               September 14, 2015 7pm

                                                               October 5, 2015 7pm

                                                               November 2, 2015 7pm

                                                               No December Meeting

                                         (Christmas Party Saturday, December 5, 2015 6pm)


                                         Houghton Lake Sportsmen's Club, 2929 Tower Hill Road

                                                       Houghton Lake, Michigan 48629


                                                                      Thank you,
                                                                 Board of Directors
                                                       Houghton Lake Sportsmen's Club

 

  

 

     CALENDAR OF EVENTS                         MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM                           BY-LAWS      RULES

     MISSION STATEMENT                              DIRECTORS AND BOARD                                    NRA JUNIOR RIFLE CLUB

     JUNIOR ARCHERY CLUB                           INDOOR PISTOL & RIFLE                                        CLUB PHOTOS BY PICASA

     NRA 2700 Matches                                  OUTDOOR RANGES QUICK INTRO                           NRA        CMP   MRPA

      .22 SILHOUETTE                                     NRA CONVENTIONAL PISTOL RANGE                       HIGH POWER RIFLE RANGE

     ACTION PISTOL RANGE                           ARCHERY 3D WOODS WALK                                    BLACK POWDER

      NEWSLETTERS                                       MAP OF CLUB                                                                   CONTACT US

 

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