Training Calendar

March 6, 2021

Archery Instructor

Level I Archery Instructor Course

USA Archery & NFAA Basic (Level 1) Archery Instructor

For Scouts and Venturing Adults

This course is for adults who would like to run an archery program for their Scout Troop or Venturing Crew, and to be an Archery Merit Badge counselor. Upon completion, students will receive the Basic Archery Instructor certification, instructor card (valid for 3 years), the Instructor’s Manual, and a Longhorn Council Archery Instructor’s patch.

The key to a successful archery program is a trained staff. If quality Archery is part of your Troop or Crew program, send your candidate to the USA Archery/NFAA Basic Instructor course being sponsored by Longhorn Council (used to be NAA Level 1). The course is 12 hours in length and costs $75. It includes all necessary Archery Instructor training and materials. It’s excellent for senior youth. This is a 2 day class.

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The training course outline is the official archery instructor course used by both the USA Archery (formerly NAA) and NFAA. The course will be presented by Course Director Don Goldston. Course size is limited to first 20 pre-paid candidates. Registration deadline is ten days before the course so materials can be ordered.

Instructor candidates will learn to operate a safe and educational Archery Range. An Instructor manual is issued and teaching methods are practiced. Certification is valid 3 yrs. This course and certification is required to run archery activities for Scouts, Crews, etc., and is required to become reserve and run any camp LHC Archery range. Instructor cards are only issued upon course completion. In addition, activities required for the Archery Merit Badge will be addressed, i.e. string-making, arrow building, along with BSA policies.

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Course Requirements:

  1. Be registered with a Scout Troop or Venturing Crew. Other participants are welcome.
  2. Attend the entire course,
  3. Pass a written archery test with a score of 75% or better, and
  4. Serve effectively as a student instructor during training.

Shooting skills are not required, but helpful. Camp archery equipment will be supplied by Longhorn Council, sponsor of this USAA Level I Archery Instructor training course.

Register through the Longhorn Council Camping Registrar: $75.00 (check payable to Longhorn Council). Please see the “Register” link below for the registration form. This is open to registered BSA adults or youth, age 18 and older OR other participants w/ permission. USA Archery or NFAA membership is not required. Membership in those organizations is an additional cost.

Those seeking re-certification (with proof of prior certification) need to contact Don Goldston directly for a one-day class that Saturday. E-mail—[email protected];  817 403-4885

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March 6, 2021 March 7, 2021 WR 8:30am-3:00pm Register