Your Next Weekend Escape Involves Guns

Clay pigeon shooting an hour outside the Chicago

By The Editors
August 4, 2015 9:00 am

When it comes to the weekend escape, a man can’t go wrong with three simple things:

Nature. Friends. And guns.

Take advantage of all three at the Orvis Wingshooting School, one of the oldest shotgun shooting clubs in America, coming to the Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation in September and now open for registration.

Nestled on more than 1,200 acres of wildlife, the McGraw Foundation is all about the sporting life, with the intent of educating you — oh fledgling outdoorsman — on the traps of hunting, fishing and land conservation.

In other words, it’s the perfect spot to test your eagle eye, whether seasoned or not.

On offer: two days of target shooting, with a wide range of experiences including skeet, trap and game clays.

Orvis provides the shotguns and safety equipment, you provide the hand-eye coordination.

Which will all be supervised by veteran gun-slingers who’ll tutor you on everything from gun-fitting to proper form.

Load up Orvis’s site for the full range of dates in September.

Aim your sights and book it.

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