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7 Guns that Changed the World (AKA “The Magnificent Seven”) – 4 Hours $125

(Maximum 12 Participants)

Join us at OnTarget Range for an exciting and enlightening evening of firearm familiarization fire. For your enjoyment, we have selected seven of the world’s most extraordinary firearms including pistols and rifles. Participants will have the opportunity to sample each firearm and will shoot the following: .44 magnum Smith & Wesson, Glock 17 9mm, .45 1911 Springfield, M1A rifle, .308 Springfield, AR-15 carbine, and an AK 47. What a fun night at OnTarget Range!

Class Requirements:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • All firearms and ammunition will be provided by OnTarget.
  • Bring eye and ear protection or purchase from our Pro Shop.
  • Wear proper shooting attire (crew neck shirt and closed toe, high traction shoes) for range portion of class

A FOID card is not necessary for this class.

Tactical Home Defense  – 3 Hours $100

(Maximum 12 Participants)

This revealing seminar serves as an important step for those self-sufficient folks who seek to defend their castle. OnTarget instructors will deliver an introduction to practical shooting and self-defense skills covering many real world situations that a person my encounter. How to defend your home, deter potential stalkers or attackers, and avoid potentially dangerous situations, are just several of the topics to be covered. During the lecture portion of the class, participants will also learn Illinois statutes regarding self-defense and the appropriate use of deadly force. The final hour of the seminar will be dedicated to practical shooting situations. Students will review pistols and be familiarized with the shotgun. This is a necessary and practical seminar for all those who refuse to be victims.

Class Requirements:

  • You must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Participants must be a graduate of an OnTarget basic handgun class.
  • Firearms and ammunition will be provided by OnTarget but you are welcome to bring your own pistol or shotgun.
  • Bring eye and ear protection.
  • Wear proper shooting attire (crew neck shirt and closed toe, high traction shoes) for range portion of class

You must have a valid FOID card to participate in this class.

The Intrepid Traveler (Dangerous Environments) – 8 Hours – $175

(Minimum 4 to Maximum 6 Participants)

A number of our customers often travel to dangerous overseas environments for business or pleasure. In an effort to keep those individuals safe in their travels, OnTarget developed this timely, practical, and lifesaving class. During this 8-hour seminar, the following topics will be addressed:

  • Rifles and pistols found around the world (familiarization fire included)
  • Personal security countermeasures and defensive tactics
  • Anti-kidnapping driving techniques
  • Emergency first aid techniques
  • Terrorist assassination and kidnapping operations

This class is presented by Tom Dorsch, OnTarget Director of Operations, who has served as a State Department Special Agent and Security Advisor in high threat environments throughout the world. The class is open to the public regardless of occupation.

Class Requirements:

  • You must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Bring Eye and ear protection
  • Wear casual attire and high traction shoes
  • Bring a great learning attitude!

VirTra V100 Virtual Handgun Training Simulator – 30 to 60 Minutes – $30 to $60

You are in a crowded movie theater waiting for the show to start. Just before the lights dim, a gun-wielding assailant enters through the side exit. You, as an armed concealed carry permit holder, have a split second decision to make!

The scenario above is one of many designed to test judgment and marksmanship all within the safe, air-conditioned confines of an OnTarget classroom. If you are looking for a dynamic firearms training experience without wasting a single live round, you need to try out the V100, a critical training tool once used exclusively by the police and military.

Call for a reservation! 815-477-2020

Individuals, couples, or small groups of friends can schedule a time for an OnTarget associate to present multiple virtual shooting scenarios. For youngsters and adults alike, the V100 also offers non-intimidating skill building marksmanship exercises. Another great feature about the V100 training simulator is that you do not need a FOID card, firearm, or ammo to participate!

V100 Fees
$30 for ½ Hour (up to 4 Shooters)
$60 for 1 Hour (up to 4 Shooters)

NOTE: For small groups over 4 shooters, an additional $10 will be charged for each additional shooter. For example, a group of 6 individuals rotating on the V100 for one hour will be charged a total of $60 for the hour and an additional $20 for the 2 extra shooters. Total charge = $80
A FOID card is not required when participating in a virtual shooting experience.

For reservations, please call our Training Coordinator at 815-477-2020. 

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Book a Virtual Shooting Session!

For those shooters who really want to hone their judgment and accuracy skills, under the guidance of a seasoned instructor, OnTarget offers a one-hour classes designed to challenge your abilities while having fun in the process. Participants will learn shooting safety and fundamentals, split-second decision making, observation skills, and holster drills.

Currently, the V100 is outfitted with an inert, CO2 operated Glock 17 handgun that adds to the reality with sound effect gunshots and a moving slide that simulates the chambering of a round.


  • Fee – $100 per hour; up to 4 participants
  • Maximum 6 participants
  • V100 Glock and holster provided
  • No FOID or firearm required
  • Certain training scenarios are restricted to participants age 21 or older


Call 815-477-2020 to schedule your personal session today!