Welcome to Chief Okemos Sportsman’s Club!

COSC is a family-friendly gun and archery club in Dimondale, Michigan, located about 15 minutes west of Lansing.


To promote the safe and responsible use of firearms and archery activities in the Mid-Michigan area

C.O.S.C. Pledge

I give my pledge as an American to save and faithfully defend from waste the natural resources of my country, its air, soil, and materials, its forests, waters and wildlife.


Join or Renew your COSC Membership

 Club News

  • Please see the club newsletter on this site for our April news, and don’t forget to check out the President’s Notes and club history updates, too.
  • The next Turkey Shoot will be on March 14th at Noon. We will be serving chili with corn bread for lunch. All you need to shoot our turkey shoot is a shogun and two boxes of shells, so please come join us in the fun. Prizes consists of turkey, bacon, venison sticks, chicken breasts, and more. For more info, please contact Duane Whaley at 517.646.1611.

COSC Camp Dinner 2015 poster image

  • Camp Dinner will be on Saturday, March 28th. Please contact Bill Shepard at bshep19@gmail.com or call him at  810-207-3022 (please leave a message) or see him at the General Membership or Board Meetings to arrange to donate your wild game. Cathy Finn is our Chairperson for the committee, so please contact her at 517.974.6178 or cathylfinn@comast.net to volunteer for this event.
  • Raffle – The raffle has gotten off to a roaring start thanks to the help of all of the members who sold tickets at the Deer and Turkey Expo and the Mason Gun Show in February. At this point we have sold about $5,000 worth of tickets, which means we have covered all of our expenses and are now making money for your club. Here are some things you can do to help in the raffle effort:
    • Return those tickets, sooner rather than later. A seller’s prize will be given away at the membership meetings at the end of the meeting. You do not need to be present to win, but you do need to have returned your sold ticket stubs and money to be eligible for a seller’s prize. For every $20 in ticket stubs you turn in, you get one chance at the seller’s prize.
      • At the membership meeting held on Monday, 3/9 we awarded our first 2015 raffle seller’s prize. Congratulations to Bob Doane, he won March’s prize of 500 rounds of. 22 LR ammunition.
      • At the membership meeting in April we will be giving away 350 rounds of Federal .22 LR and a Glock water bottle.
      • You too can be entered to win one of our seller’s prizes. You get one chance at every seller’s prize for every $20 of raffle tickets you turn in. You need not be present to win.
      • Join the fun and help support your club.  Sell those tickets and turn in the money.
      • Also, we are actually beginning to run out of tickets. If you have tickets you will not be able to sell please return them to the club so we can sell them.

        Thanks for your help everyone. Good Luck!

The raffle is a big source of funds for your club. Please help support your club so it can keep providing you with quality programs. Thanks!

  • Juniors Shooting Programs will be starting up soon. Take a look at our 2015 flyer for some more info.
  • ASA Qualifier will be held at COSC on April 11 & April 12. Visit the Archery page for more information.
  • Juniors & Ladies Shotgun Trap begins on April 25 with the Basic Shotgun Course from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • NRA Range Safety Course will be May 3rd. The cost is $75 for club members and $125 for non-members. It will run from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Students are responsible for their NRA registration charges. For further details and information, they need to contact Jim Ingison at @sbcglobal.net. Payment must be received by April 10 in order to obtain RSO student training material from the NRA.
  • CPL and Safe Gun Handling Classes to be offered at COSC for members and non-members.

Some ways you can earn volunteer hours. Please help make your club a better place.

  • The Camp Dinner will be held on 03/28/15. Please contact Bill Shepard or see him at the Membership or Board Meetings to arrange to donate your wild game for the meal. Cathy L. Finn is Chairperson for the committee and she can be contacted at 517.974.6178.
  • Tim could use some help with Junior Archery. Call him at 643.1497.
  • The Wheezers & Geezers are looking for cooks. They meet every Thursday morning at 8:00 a.m.
  • Help is needed on Sunday, March 29 at 9:00 .m. to set up 3D targets and open the archery range.

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