Our Archery program has been personally developed over the past 20 years by our director, Randall Grayson Ph.D., who has trained numerous state-level child archers.
Archery is one of our most popular activities to date, and recently we added archery clout to our line-up to provide a new and exciting deviation from the norm.
The archery program is made up of level classes which campers can progress through, perfected to find a suitable balance of learning and fun. For example, our level 3 class includes timed shoots, moving targets, and various instinct shoots requiring the archer to develop an instinctual and intuitive feel for the sport.
Included in the archery package is everything we have researched and developed which will assist you in creating an archery program at your camp. You will find answers to these questions:
- What is the best equipment to use and where can I buy it from?
- Where can I set up my archery range?
- How far do I want my targets to be?
- How do I teach campers to string and unstring a bow safely?
- Which lesson plans work best for teaching campers in a group?
- A flaming arrow??? Surely not…!
….and SO much more!
Also included is archery clout, which uses a different type of arrow, and campers will learn to shoot on a trajectory – the target is a flag in the ground, and the archer aims up at the trees to curve the arrow and (hopefully) hit the target!
As with our archery program, we have designed lessons for teaching clout which maximize a camper’s potential for learning and enjoyment. We will provide you with all the information we have collected and learned through our own experiences so that archery and archery clout can be an effective and exciting new activity for you to add to your camp this summer!