Caswells provides a complete offering of Self Preparedness courses. We offer Baton Training, a Build a 3 Day Emergency Bag course, a Family Firearm Safety course and a Youth Introduction to Firearms class. Our Professional Instructors cover a variety of topics from understanding the legal use of force, emergency preparedness, survival planning, firearms storage and safety for the entire family.

For your convenience these classes are listed below. Take a look at the classes and schedules and book your course online today. Classes and seating is limited.


Caswells Course Curriculum:
Family Firearm Safety

This 1 to 2 hour course is for learning the basics of safe gun handling. This is a classroom-only course. Students are taught the five rules for safe gun handling and safe storage of firearms in the home, as well as what a child should do if they find a gun in someone else’s home. This class is designed for your family to attend together, and will discuss your family’s individual needs in regards to firearm safety in the home. It will also cover how to be prepared from the perspective of families with children in the home.

Focus areas within this course include:

• Safe storage techniques

• Educating family members

• Five (5) firearm safety rules

Course tuition is $60.00 (per family)



Caswells Course Curriculum:
Disaster Preparedness & 3-Day Bag

This 4 hour course is designed to help you understand the basics of personal readiness and some of the essential items that you should consider should disasters strike. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has instructed all citizens to be prepared to survive 3 days on your own in the event of an emergency. Are you prepared? If not, take this course. It will provide you life saving tips and ideas and give you the background skills to sustain you and your family in an emergency for your home, your car, and with your E.D.C. (Every Day Carry). You may purchase our complete 3 Day Bag in advance for an additional $60.00 (pick-up upon completion of class).

Instructors: All instructors for this course are required to have backgrounds specific to emergency preparedness.

Focus areas within this course include:

• Types of emergencies and preparing for them

• Understanding basic needs for survival

• Understanding how to build a proper emergency survival kit

• Security and communication in a crisis

• How to prepare your home and family for 6 months or more

• How to budget your survival plan

• Bugging in vs Bugging out

• How to prepare your family in a self-defense encounter

• Risk and threat assessment

• Teamwork in a crisis

Course tuition is $60.00

*You may purchase our complete 3 Day Bag in advance for an additional $60.00 (pick-up upon completion of class).



Caswells Course Curriculum:
Introduction to Baton

This 4-hour class focuses on the basics of using an expandable baton for self-defense. This is a great class for all ages and sizes. The simple techniques learned in this class can be transferred to many other things like a Kubaton or pepper spray. It includes both classroom and hands-on practice time with a little bit of energy and a whole lot of fun! This is a great class for anyone interested in less than lethal self-defense in confined space or where other forms of self-defense are not permitted.

Instructors: All instructors for this course are required to have NRA Certification and/ or have prior Military, Law Enforcement or competitive shooting backgrounds.

Focus areas within this course include:

• Understanding the legal use of both physical force and deadly force.

• Proper carry and deployment.

• Proper use of basic baton techniques in self-defense.

• Proper maintenance of your baton.

Class Prerequisites:


Equipment and supplies required:

• Expandable baton

• Comfortable clothing

• Athletic shoes

• Baton holster recommended, but not required

Course tuition is $60.00



Caswells Course Curriculum:
Taser Civilian Certified Training

This amazing 4-hour class was built from the ground up in cooperation with Taser International to provide civilians with a less lethal option like never before. We are the world’s first training facility to offer this program to civilians. We worked closely with the design process of the Taser Pulse and helped write the course content they now use to certify Instructors nationwide. We are proud to finally bring it to you. In this course you will learn the function and operation of the Taser Pulse. The legal requirements, effectiveness, and limitations. How to safely draw from the holster and deploy under stress. Upon completion of the live fire portion of this course, for an additional $60 you will receive a certificate of completion to demonstrate that you are a responsibly trained Taser Pulse owner. Please read details below.

Instructors: All instructors for this course are required to have NRA Certification and be a Taser Civilian Certified Instructor.

Focus areas within this course include:

• Proper methods to draw from the holster (support side)

• Accuracy with shooting the first shot from the holster

• Follow through

• Legal obligations & ramifications

• Technical specifications of the Taser pulse

2 hour class time, remainder is range time

Class Prerequisites:

Must have a great attitude for learning and prepared to have fun. You are not required to be Tased in this course.

Equipment and supplies required:

All equipment and supplies will be provided for you but you are more than welcome to bring your own Taser Pulse if you wish. 2 cartridges are required to be fired during this course at a reactive target to receive a certificate of completion. The cartridges and certificate are an additional $60 (normally $80, a $20 value savings).

Course tuition is $60.00

You may add-on “Cartridges and Certificate” upon check-out for $60.00 (pick-up upon completion of class).



Caswells Course Curriculum:
Youth Introduction To Firearms

This 2-hour course is designed for youths with no previous shooting experience with parents who do have experience. It will introduce your child to safe handling and basic shooting techniques with a .22 caliber rifle as well as coach the parent on how to make the best of time on the range with their child while keeping them safe and ensuring they have fun. Following the classroom instruction, students will have the opportunity to practice the skills learned in class with their parent through live-fire exercises. Included in the course is the rental firearm, ammunition, target, eye and ear protection and a free t-shirt for the child. Minimum age to participate is 6 years old, and a parent must accompany each child during the class.

Instructors: All instructors for this course are required to have NRA Certification and/ or have prior Military, Law Enforcement or competitive shooting backgrounds

Focus areas within this course include:

• Five firearm safety rules

• Safe handling techniques

• Basics of marksmanship

• Building up the child

• Maintaining control on the range

Equipment and supplies required:

• Closed-toe shoes

Course tuition is $50.00