Local groups of women around the country that meet monthly to practice, learn and grow as shooters. Creating opportunities for women to be introduced to issues important to women shooters, learn safe gun handling skills and train together.


To expand the world of firearms to women all over the country in a safe, non-threatening way with the purpose of Educating, Equipping and Empowering woman shooters.

  • Educating women on firearm safety, gun care and handling
  • Developing gun handling skills
  • Building defensive gun skills and awareness 
  • Developing confidence
  • Networking with women of like interests
  • Meeting new people/socializing


Wherever there are woman, guns and a shooting range! As this is a brand new program, we need Women Chapter Leaders all over the country to get them started. Are you a woman interested in being a Chapter Leader and starting a chapter in your area? Send me an email.


  • Women 21 years or older of all experience levels
  • Women who are just getting started with buying, shooting,   and caring for firearms, and want to learn in a comfortable environment
  • Women who have some level of experience and want to advance their skills
  • Women who want to share their knowledge and expertise to help other women
  • Women who want to have some fun and enjoy learning and shooting in the company of other women


$50 Annually

* Membership fees collected will be used to cover chapter expenses, events and sponsorships for women needing financial assistance.  

New shooters are welcome to attend their first meeting prior to joining. * Membership fees are non-refundable


  • 10% discount on ALL purchases made on The Well Armed Woman website ALL year!
  • The Well Armed Woman Shooting Chapter Hat
  • The Well Armed Woman Gun Basics For Women DVD
  • The Well Armed Woman Shooting Chapter Member Card
  • Savings and discounts to chapter members at local ranges/stores and resources (these will vary with each chapter and with the local opportunities)

*Renewal member kit will include the following products along with the continued discount on The Well Armed Woman website, member card and national and local discounts:

  • The Well Armed Woman's Concise Guide To Concealed Carry Book
  • The Well Armed Woman Shooting Chapter Laynard

There are currently 182 chapters in 42 states with 4592 Members!

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