Mission: Bring about civic betterments and social improvement via supervised facilities for the use of firearms, giving instruction in the safe handling and proper care of guns and teaching better marksmanship.
Programs: Legislative - support and protect the rights and freedoms of all citizens protected by the bill of rights under the united states constitution. -to preserve and protect hunter's rights to possess and use firearms for sporting purposes, to educate the public to promote conservation and safe sport hunting as a wildlife management tool.
publications - educate members through the publication of "the illinois shooter".
shooting education & training - assist the civilian markmanship program and its director with the promotion of rifle practice and firearm safety, and the state of illinois and its department of natural resources, by the promotion of marksmanship practice both as a sport and a fundamental aspect of national defense, and the education of citizens in all aspects of firearm safety and marksmanship training. -promote the highest degree of sportsmanship and good fellowship, and to prevent the occurrence or tolerance of unsportsmanlike conduct. -educate the citizens on all matters affecting the lawful use and possession of firearms, firearm safety, self defense, competitive shooting, and sport hunting.