SCOUTE Precision Hunter Development Intermediate Course July 12 - 14, 2024

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We will offer 1 Intermediate PHD Course this July in Montana!  We are bringing men and women hunters together to expand their knowledge, skillset and confidence at long range. We as ethical hunters believe that we owe it to the animals we pursue to be as efficient and consistent with ourselves and our equipment as possible. These courses will help you do just that!

Our intention is to offer an extremely educational event that will enhance your understanding and application of skillsets to better accomplish your goals. We also want everyone to have fun and meet other great people!

This event will be hosted at The Grainery in Wilsal, MT.  Class will be 3 - 8 hour days with a 1 hour lunch.  Check In will be the Thursday afternoon prior.  Food and drinks will be provided.



INTERMEDIATE is July 12 - 14 for $2,5000 and for shooting enthusiasts and serious rifle hunters who want to push your limits and/or reset. Training will be conducted by Modern Day Sniper (Caylen Wojcik and Phillip Velayo) with assistance from Team SCOUTE.  Justin Rasmussen from Razco Gear with teach  bear behavior for self defense and we have Rick Crawly from Achilles Heel Tactical demonstarting a pistol manipulation class too - you won't want to miss it!

**Please contact us to discuss if this class is best suited for your needs and experience.**

This courses will offer:

  • Skills development with the most comprehensive precision rifle training designed specifically for hunters.
  • Adventure to gain experience, push your limits and have fun with other great shooters and outdoor companies
  • Detailed knowledge of internal, external and terminal ballistics
  • Confidence in your abilities and equipment
  • A fundamental base for long range precision shooting and hunting.
  • A chance to compete and apply the skillsets learned for some amazing prizes provided by our sponsors!

This course will cover the following topics:

  • Fundamentals of long-range precision
  • Proper shooting position
  • Body mechanics
  • Ballistics
  • Rifle set up
  • Elements to effective engagement
  • How to read wind
  • Quick wind formulas
  • Proper zero
  • How to build D.O.P.E. (data on previous engagement)
  • Shooter - Observer communication/dialogue
  • Target ID
  • Unknown distance formulas
  • Known distance engagements
  • Multiple target engagements
  • Overcoming other than ideal shooting position

Minimum Gear Requirements:

  • Precision rifle capable of 1MOA
  • Properly mounted MIL-dot or MOA reticle scope
  • Bipods
  • 200 rounds of match grade ammo
  • Eye and ear protection
  • Extra magazines if rifle has a detachable mag system
  • Sand sock
  • Appropriate clothing for weather
  • Notebook
  • Cleaning gear
  • Snacks and water container (Camelbak/Nalgene)
  • Rifle Sling
  • Tripod
  • Hunting backpack

Optional Gear:

  • Kestrel
  • Ballistic computer


Location will be Wilsall, Montana.  Several hotels are in Livingston, MT and we can also assist with renting some local cabins, houses and lodges as well.  You are also welcome to camp on site with us.


1 Review

  • 5
    Scoute PHD Course

    Posted by Tom on Aug 11th 2022

    Learned a ton, met great people, and had a blast learning how to put a small piece of metal in a pre-determined location at a pre-destined time