Archery

an Olympic sport since the year 1900, with it’s origins dating back to 10,000-9,000 BC, archery started out as a means of hunting and combat

 

 

our outdoor covered archery range is available all year round

the archery range can be set to a choice of two distances, 13 metres or 20 metres, to give more experienced archers greater challenge

what you need to know…

  • up to 12 participants per group
  • one group of 12 participants will require one hour to complete this activity
  • the minimum age limit for this activity is 8 years of age
  • Beaver Scouts and Brownie Guides can take part in archery sessions with four additional adults (supplied by you) to support archers 1:1

 

 

important points to note…

  • pre-booking is essential – BOOK NOW and we’ll make all the arrangements for you… we usually need seven days notice for instructor-led activity sessions
  • the archery range is lit so Archery sessions can take place after dark
  • the archery range is covered so this activity can operate regardless of the weather conditions
  • all equipment is provided
  • participants should be wearing sensible footwear (no flip-flops, high heels or open-toed footwear) and old outdoor activity clothing suitable for the weather conditions
  • watches and other jewellery must be removed from arms, loose upper clothing must be tucked in and long hair must be tied back
  • this activity requires a qualified instructor – our instructors will have a Scout Association Adventurous Activity Archery Permit or higher – if you’d like to use our archery range with your own qualification you’ll need to have a Scout Association Adventurous Activity Archery Permit or higher
  • you must provide at least one adult to supervise each activity group – you remain responsible for the supervision and pastoral care of your group at all times
  • you must tell the instructor if any member of your group has any special needs or requirements relevant to this activity
  • you must complete your own risk assessment prior to taking part in this activity taking the age, experience and individual needs of your group in to consideration – copies of our risk assessments are available on request