Public Days

TCSS will be hosting a public day on the 3rd Saturday of every month from May through October. From 10am-3pm for $10 per person the public may use our shooting range. We will have TCSS members onsite to answer questions and ensure range safety is maintained. Please bring your own shooting glasses and ear protection if you have them. We look forward to sharing our range! Dates are:

  • May 20
  • June 17
  • July 15
  • August 19
  • September 16
  • October 21

Things To Remember When You Attend Public Shooting Days

  1. $10.00/person. Kids under 12, no charge.
  2. Minimum age 18 without parent or responsible adult. Expect to supervise those under 18 while they are shooting & only one at a time.
  3. Bring eye & ear protection if you have it or we will supply.
  4. Plan on signing a liability disclaimer and taking a safety briefing.
  5. Insure firearms are unloaded before arrival and keep them cased/holstered until cleared by the Range Officer & ready to shoot.
  6. Bring ammunition made for your firearms. Example: Don't bring 30-30 ammunition for your 300 Winchester or 30-06.
  7. No Pets
  8. No alcohol
  9. Please police your brass and trash.


Membership Meetings for 2017

  • Member Meeting, March 11, 2017
  • Member Meeting, May 13, 2017
  • Member Meeting, September 9, 2017 CANCELLED 
  • Member Meeting, November 11, 2017

Meetings will be at the Pikes Peak Community Center in Divide, Colorado from 10 AM to Noon. All are welcome to attend. Prospective members are encouraged to attend to discover your current and future shooting activity options.

Our History

Teller County Shooting Society (TCSS) offers several levels of membership as explained on the membership application. Membership requires a one time initiation fee of $200.00, plus annual dues for whatever level you choose. The Initiation fee and level of dues chosen must be paid upon submission of an application.

Membership in the National Rifle Association (NRA) is also required and must be kept current during TCSS Membership. Please submit a copy of your current NRA membership card or a label from your NRA magazine, along with your check and application. When you are accepted, you will be required to attend a Range Orientation (RO) briefing and sign a liability waiver. You then will receive a membership card, membership packet, and access to the range. Any associates that you have listed must take the RO briefing and then they will receive an associate member card. These RO briefings will be conducted by the Chief Range Safety Officer. Dates and times of RO briefings will be posted on this website, and emails will be sent to all who must attend a briefing.

The idea for a local gun range was introduced at a general, public meeting at the Ute Pass Cultural Center in Woodland Park, Colorado. The original founders had a vision for a gun club to be located in Teller County.

This gun club would be a safe place for experienced, novice and beginner gun enthusiasts to shoot in a local setting. Many people came to the first open meeting and pledged their support to continue working towards this vision. At first we had no name, no fund, no organization, just a vision. Many hours went into research, planning and getting the word out to the public. Meetings were held, Board members were elected, and Board members donated dozens of hours to get the process started. As a result, we were able to legally register the club name in February 2008.

The next step was to recruit members. A workshop was held giving members a voice in deciding the components of the range. Members also suggested organizations that might benefit from the range, and what the next steps would be to acquire land for the range. Many things had to be worked out and membership involvement was essential in these decisions. By-laws, membership rules and range rules were being prepared by the Board of Directors. These documents were presented to the membership for a vote and were put into place.

An Annual Membership meeting is held in March of each year to fill Board of Directors positions that are up for vote, for the coming year. We also vote on any issues that go before the General Membership. During the year, issues for vote are also presented at meetings set in the By-Laws of the club. Emails are sent out to the membership to keep them informed about our progress.

Our members are required to maintain an NRA membership along with the TCSS membership.


Gold Camp Shooting Sports Center

We are a private, not-for-profit, Colorado shooting gun club; dedicated to promoting:

  • Safe and responsible ownership and use of firearms as guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States of America and the State of Colorado.
  • Shooting sports in general: rifle, handgun, shotgun, revolver, as well as self-discipline, good sportsmanship and good citizenship within our community.

We are working to offer the residents of Teller County and beyond a safe, environmentally esponsible, and community-oriented shooting facility in Colorado that can be used by novice and experienced shooters alike.

Current Board Members:

President:  Open
Vice-President:  George Long, acting President
Recording Secretary:  Cynthia Robinson
Membership Secretary: Jenn Parker
Treasurer:  Lloyd Collins
Director-at-Large: Drew Ganter
Director-at-Large: Norm Steen


Shooting Position Structure/Cover - Now Open!

100-Yard Range
Shooting Position Structure/Cover

Size:  105’ by 14’
Gravel pad
100 meter and 100 yard shooting distances
Shingled roof
Corrugated sides

We are pleased to report that the Open Range Construction's work on the firing line enclosure is finished and now open.

Open Range Construction, Woodland Park will be in charge of the construction along with the able assistance of Rick Henderson.

TCSS Annual Meeting

The Board of Directors of the Teller County Shooting Society plans an annual meeting and elections each year.

Range Work Days

Work Day information is posted here and an email will be sent out to all members.

Member Meetings

Member meetings may be held at the GCSSC Range with training and shooting possibly included.

Public Meetings

Periodically the TCSS has public meetings or the public can attend a member meeting. These are advertised in advance in local media outlets in the Woodland Park, Teller County areas and will be added to this website.

Available Activities

100 Yard Range

The 100 yard range portion is now open with 20 shooting positions. The Gold Camp Shooting Sports Center will eventually accommodate rifle, pistol, shotgun and archery shooting. The range is now open and new membership applications are being accepted.

Pistol Shooting Stands

Vice President Larry Marty made all of the pistol shooting stands for the club.

Shotgun Activities

The Teller County Shooting Society now offers limited skeet activity. However, a full skeet area has already been designed and is awaiting funding.

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