Mount Airy Straight Shooters (MASS)
LEARN ARCHERY! NO EQUIPMENT NEEDED!
We are an official USA Archery "Explore Archery" program. No equipment needed to sign up for and take classes for ages 8 and up! We provide the same equipment as used in the "National Archery in the Schools Program" (NASP - compound bows) and Olympic archery (recurve bows).
--->Registration & Participation Forms (click on links below):
- Guest Release Form (MAC IWLA)
- Liability Waver (USA Archery)
- And event registration form (range rules are located on the back page)
- Mail forms with payment to: Archery; P.O.Box 951; Mt. Airy, MD 21771 Must be received at least a week prior to the scheduled class or event to secure a slot and ensure the class runs.
Classes and events are posted on the calendar once available. Generally we prefer a minimum of 5 for a class to run, and no more than 15 with two instructors present. Contact us to discuss possible exceptions.
Class types include:
- Scouting* & Community groups
- Introduction to Archery
- Explore Archery - 6 week Skill Building sessions with games and rewards
- Intermediate coaching style classes
- Club style group classes by skill level
- Introduction to Bow Hunting
- and eventually - league type competitions and event hosting
- Bows (standard National Archery in the Schools <NASP> and Junior Olympic Archery <JOAD> equipment)
- Arrows (standard NASP, Easton 1820 aluminum)
- Arm and Finger guards
- Instruction by USA Archery certified instructors with background checks
- Beautiful facilities at Izaak Walton League with mission focus on the outdoors
- Certificates of accomplishment (optional); Custom patches ($3 value)
- Customized classes to fulfill scouting badge requirements or other needs
- Closed toe shoes, appropriate for the activity
- Clothing appropriate for activity (preferrably nothing loose or baggy)
- Leave dangly jewelry, lanyards, clothing at home
- Water bottle (water bottles may be available for small fee)
- Parent/guardian if under 18 (or troop/group leader with appropriate permission slips)
- To be ready to have fun!
*Girl Scouts (GSCNC): we meet your guidelines & some of us are also Girl Scouts! We are also on the Council approved vendor list. Boy Scout approved trainer.
Email access: MASS@mtairyiwla.org Visit us on Facebook