During Archery, participants in grades K-8th will meet on Saturdays to learn the mechanisms behind how a bow and arrow works. Campers will also learn how to shoot arrows with proper technique. They will receive a brief history lesson and build their archery vocabulary as well. Register here, or continue reading for more information.
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Class & Pick-Up Location
Classes will take place in the Langton Golf Cages which are an undercover area towards the south end of Langton hall, between Langton and Dixon Rec Center. Can't find them? Look at this map or contact the KidSpirit office. Pick-up will also take place at the golf cages once class has ended.
Dress appropriately for the weather (raincoat if needed, layers, etc)
Snacks and a water bottle are not provided, bring as needed
Pull back long hair
No Jewelry (instructor will moderate this as needed)
Arrow Head Level Skills (K-2nd Grade):
Proper Archery stance
How to hold the bow and arrow
Names of parts of bow and arrow
Mechanics of a bow and arrow (how a bow works, how do arrows fly straight, etc.)
History of Archery and types of bows and arrows
Bowmaster Level Skills (3rd-8th Grade):
Different types of stances
Mechanics of drawing back on string
Introduction to competitive Archery (scoring, Olympics, etc.)
Aiming techniques and form
For safety reasons, non-participants will need to stay in the designated viewing area as specified by the instructor.
Schedule & Pricing
Winter Archery is on Saturdays from April 6, 2013 to June 8, 2013 at 10:00 - 10:50 am (for Arrow Head Level) and 11:00-12:20 am (for Bowmaster Level). Cost is $62 for Arrow Head Level and $92 for Bowmasters for the whole term. Spring Term registration is now open, Sign up today!
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