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PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
You must pre-register for this course by contacting the PCDHFC office (604.942.9772) Thurs-Mon 8:30am-4:00pm.

Registration can not be taken by the Instructors or the Range Officers.


CANCELLATION REQUIREMENT
PLEASE CALL CLUB OFFICE
604-942-9772 WITH A MINIMUM CANCELLATION NOTICE OF 2 DAYS. FAILURE TO GIVE NOTICE OF CANCELLATION MAY RESULT IN RECHARGING THE COURSE FEE OF $10.00 WHEN RESCHEDULING.
Mandatory New Members Course
PCDHFC wants all members to have a great time shooting safely. If you are a new member, you must take the New Member Course.
2017 New Member Course Schedule Click Here

Important Note: We keep these courses within reasonable time limits, so it's vital that you attend PROMPTLY at the start of the session. Latecomers will be accommodated at the next course.


icon New Member Course (NMC)

The New Member Course is required for all PCDHFC new members,
as well as renewing members who have NOT YET COMPLETED the NMC Course. Any member of the club who is renewing membership after an absence of 3 YEARS or more also MUST take the NMC.

Remember - it's YOUR responsibility to register and attend a New Members Course.

The New Member Course covers many topics, including:
  • basic range safety
  • documentation required to bring firearms to the club
  • a practical demonstration of the cease fire and firing line    processes
  • range etiquette
  • PCDHFC history
  • PCDHFC Committees and activities
  • operating structure of the club
  • development plans for our facilities
  • our status in the community
  • our plans for long-term tenure on Burke Mtn
  • signs of "encroaching civilization" on Burke Mtn
  • an approximate 15 minute range tour to orient everyone with    the club site
  • ... and much more
  • At the end of the course there is a 40 question True/False examination. You need to achieve 36/40, 90%, to be successful. REMEMBER, bring your Interim Membership Card and a pen to complete the paperwork. You will also want to bring appropriate clothing and shoes for the weather the day of your class.


    icon Registration & Costs

    New Member Courses are generally held on Saturday mornings for approximately 3 hours.

    Cost for the New Member Course is $10 per person, payable with your current year membership application. To register please contact the Range Office at 604.942.9772. You must get the New Member Course material from the Range Office Monday - Sunday, from 8:30am until 4:00pm. Office Closed on Tuesday and Wednesday and statutory holidays.

    Before you attend an NMC course, you MUST pick up your course material in advance and bring either your Interim Membership card or plastic membership card to the class. NMC applicants can register at the club office 604.942.9772.

    To register for the RUC (Range User Course) new members must shoot at Range 7 under supervised conditions at least five times (demonstrated by collecting signatures from the Range Officer(s) on your Interim Membership Card or equivalent). Your interim membership card does not need signatures before taking the NMC course.

    New members must complete the NMC course within 30 days of registration. If the NMC course is not completed within 30 days you will be required to pay a $35.00 day card fee each visit until the NMC is completed.


    icon NMC Schedule

    The instructors have scheduled these dates, but courses will only be held if a minimum of five students pre-register. Courses are confirmed two days prior to the course taking place.

    IMPORTANT: REQUIRED ATTENDANCE NOTICE
    PLEASE CALL OFFICE 604-942-9772 WITH A MINIMUM CANCELLATION NOTICE OF 24 HOURS. FAILURE TO GIVE NOTICE OF CANCELLATION WILL RESULT IN RECHARGING THE COURSE FEE WHEN RESCHEDULING.

    Walk-in registrations are NOT accepted, as you must have a paid up membership before the course can be scheduled.
    2017 New Member Course Schedule

    2017: New Member Course Schedule  
    Date and Time Instructor
    Next Course:
    Sat. August 12, 2017 9am Clubhouse


    Martyne Lacoste

    PRE-REGISTRATION is required - You must pre-register for this course by contacting the PCDHFC office (604.942.9772) Registration can not be taken by the Instructors or the Range Officers.

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