Archery Registration Information

Mount Airy Straight Shooters (MASS)


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):

  1. Guest Release Form (MAC IWLA)
  2. Liability Waver (USA Archery)
  3. And event registration form (range rules are located on the back page)
  4. 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

We provide:

  • Bows (standard National Archery in the Schools <NASP> and Junior Olympic Archery <JOAD> equipment)
  • Arrows (standard NASP, Easton 1820 aluminum)
  • Targets
  • 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

You'll need:

  • 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.
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