Welcome to the Black Forest Conservation Association

Here you will find information and updates for the Black Forest Conservation Association as well as the Coudersport High School trap shooting team, the Black Forest Falcons who are sponsored and run by the BFCA.

Purpose - The Black Forest Conservation Association was formed in 1935 to promote the conservation of natural resources and to provide a means for sportsmen to articulate their views. Since that time, it has also established recreational facilities reflecting its members' interests.



membership information

Memberships are $35 yearly ($50 from October 1 until the end of the following year for an initial membership). All memberships include family members. New members are always welcome. Meetings are held at the clubhouse at 7:30 PM on the first Friday of each month except August (unless otherwise announced). All are invited and urged to attend. Click here to fill out the membership form. The address to mail an application, and/or proof of NRA membership*, as well as payment is:

BFCA Membership
PO Box 331
Coudersport, PA 16915

*NRA membership is a prerequisite for membership in BFCA

Membership Benefits

Facilities - The Club owns 43 acres of land, a modern clubhouse with kitchen and sleeping facilities, a 100 yard rifle range with enclosed shooting ports, a trap range, handgun silhouette range, and 30 target archery course. A memorial picnic pavilion with tables and fireplace is located near the clubhouse.

Affiliations - The Club is a member of the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs, the National Rifle Association, United Bowhunters of PA, and other conservation-related groups.

Click here to view the BFCA Constitution



The BFCA sponsors or operates:

  • An annual Hunter-Trapper Education Course

  • A Junior Conservation School - a week long activity for 13 to 15 year olds

  • Semi-annual gun shows

  • Weekly Wednesday trap shoots from spring through fall. (Call ahead to verify)

  • Black Forest Falcons are now in the Scholastic Clay Target Program.

  • Cowboy Action Shooting Events

  • Special events as scheduled *

* Click here for special event updates and announcements

Black Forest Falcons of coudersport

The home of the Coudersport High School trap shooting team. Sponsored and run by the Black Forest Conservation Association. Click the photo or the link at the top to visit their page for more information.

Black Forest Cowboys

BFCA holds Cowboy Action Shooting events on the 3rd Saturday of every month from April through October. The events run from 8:30 am until done. Click the photo or the link at the top to visit their page for more information.

Reminder: Guests are encouraged to come to our meetings. Check the Calendar below for meeting dates (Call to Order: 7:30 PM)

Calendar of Events