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The Berwyn Rod & Gun Club

8311 Laurel Bowie Road

Bowie, Maryland 20715

Established in 1938


The Berwyn Rod & Gun Club has an Authorized Trainer program. This program enables the Club’s mission to promote the education of firearm usage and promote rifle, handgun, shotgun and shooting activities, by ensuring independently owned and operated trainers meet Club criteria for safety and knowledge when using Club properties.  The following independently owned and operated Authorized Trainers can provide the following training:

Blue Griffin Consulting, LLC

Courses offered include those that meet the Appendix F training requirement for application into the club. Most NRA courses, Maryland HQL, Maryland Wear and Carry (HGP), and Maryland Wear and Carry Refresher.  For further information contact Dwight Barnthouse at 443-852-4728 or

Personal Protection Partners

Safety and proficiency with firearms begins with training. We offer training to individuals, families and small groups ranging from beginners to more experienced firearm users. You will learn a wide variety of information in the classroom and have the opportunity to engage in skills enhancement exercises. This is followed by hands on live fire training exercises and drills on the range. Available courses include Basic Pistol Shooting, Basic Rifle Shooting, Personal Protection in the Home, MD HQL training certification, MD Wear and Carry qualification and renewal training, fundamentals of drawing from a holster, CCW training, and Range Safety Officer training.

For further information contact George Collis at 443-668-0668, or by email at

WroRez Training and Consulting LLC

Training is focused on safety and proficiency. To accomplish this, WroRez keep class sizes between 4 and 8 students. This enables us to spend more time with each student so that they become comfortable with the training material.

Courses offered include those that meet the Appendix F training requirements for application into the Club.

NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting, Maryland HQL, Maryland Wear and Carry (HGP), Maryland Wear and Carry Renewals.

For further information contact Jeremy Wroblewski at or visit the website at to check for upcoming classes.

The Berwyn Rod & Gun Club, Inc. 8311 Laurel Bowie Road, Bowie, MD 20715

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