The Archery Place will be holding a number of workshops for various subjects. Check back here often for new workshops that are offered and sign up as quickly as possible as space fills up quickly.
This is a combined Level 1 & Level 2 Certification Course. You do not need previous certification to enroll in Level 2. You may also do only the Level 1 portion of this course.
Entry Pre-Requisites for Level 1:
Deadline to Register: Monday, July 8th at 5pm
Age: 15 to 17 years oldMembership:
USA Archery Recreational Membership (which includes the necessary Range Pass) or All Access MembershipAdditional Requirements:
SafeSport Training (accessible through your member account). Background Screening (accessible through your member account or on USA Archery's website)Important Information:
USA Archery Level 1 Instructor Certification will be taught on Friday and Half-day on Saturday for those obtaining only Level 1 Certification
The Level 1 Archery Instructor Certification Course provides the tools to maintain safety on the archery range and ensures that USA Archery standards for instruction are followed to provide for the safety and enjoyment of archery participants.
Level 1 Instructors are prepared to teach beginner archery programs at a basic level to all age groups for indoor or outdoor settings. The Level 1 Instructor will learn about range safety, range setup, the steps of shooting, equipment and repair, programs and lesson plans.Course Length:
8 hours (Dependent on class size) Friday, July 19th, 6-9pm & Saturday, July 20th from 8am-1pmCourse Cost:
$100.00 per person and includes drinks (water, coffee & soda) & breakfast pastries on SaturdayCertification Period:
Three years from the date of course completionBenefits:
Entry Pre-Requisites for Level 2:Age:
- USA Archery Mobile Coach
- Qualified to be Instructor for camps, scouts, Explore Archery Program, or other park department classes
- Eligible for USA Archery insurance coverage. See USA Archery Insurance page for requirements**.
18 and upMembership:
USA Archery All Access MembershipAdditional Requirements:
SafeSport Training (accessible through your member account)
Background Screening (accessible through your member account or on USA Archery's website)Important Information:
USA Archery Level 2 Instructor Certification will begin with Level 1 taught on Friday and go through Sunday
The Level 2 Archery Instructor Certification Course includes the Level 1 Archery Instructor Certification Course and provides knowledge to the National Training System (NTS) Steps of Shooting for recurve and compound, equipment and accessory setup, athlete development and events.
Graduates of the Level 2 Archery Instructor Certification Course are well prepared to serve as the lead instructor for long-term archery programs such as Park District and Rec Department archery program coordinators, creating and running a Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) club, Adult Archery Program and Collegiate Archery Program clubs, as well as the Explore Archery Program for camps and activities. Level 2 Instructors can open the possibilities and opportunities to advance in archery in many ways within their community and surrounding areas.Course Length:
12-16 hours (Dependent on class size) Friday, July 19th, 6-9pm, Saturday, July 20th, 8am-6pm & Sunday, July 21st 8am-12pmCourse Cost:
$175 per person and includes drinks (water, coffee & soda) breakfast pastries (Sat. & Sun.) and pizza lunch (Sat. only)Certification Period:
Three years from the date of course completionCertification Requirements:
Membership, Background screening, and SafeSport must all be completed prior to becoming certified with USA Archery as an InstructorNOTICE - NO CERTIFICATION WILL BE VALID WITHOUT USA ARCHERY MEMBERSHIP, USA ARCHERY BACKGROUND SCREENING, AND SAFE SPORT COMPLETION
*A Temporary, Recreational, and/or Youth Membership option will not satisfy the membership requirement.
- Eligible to tech Level 1 Instructor Course
- Eligible to apply for Level 2 Instructor Trainer Certification to teach Level 2 courses
- Qualified to be the lead Instructor for an Explore Archery Program, JOAD Program, Adult Archery Program and/or
Collegiate Archery Program Club**
- Eligible to receive USA Archery insurance coverage. See USA Archery Insurance page for requirements**.
**USA Archery membership required; NFAA and/or ASA membership will not satisfy the membership requirement.
USA ARCHERY MEMBERSHIP LINK - https://www.usarchery.org/memberships/become-a-member
SAFE SPORT Information - https://www.usarchery.org/about/safesport
(Training course is free and is accessible within your membership account)
USA ARCHERY BACKGROUND SCREENING information - https://www.usarchery.org/coaches/background-screening
(A separate fee is required and accessible within your membership account)