Classes, The Archery Place, Montgomery, IL


The Archery Place runs archery classes through your local park district. Here's a description of our classes. Fun for the whole family and offered both indoors during indoor season October through April and outdoors for outdoor season from October through April. We encourage all participants to sign up through your local park district.
If you do not belong to any of the park districts we serve, call us and we will work with you to find the right class to participate in.

ARCHERY 1 Age 8 through adult (families encouraged) If you have never tried archery before, or it has been a number of years since you have, then this is the class for you. This is a beginner introduction to archery and archery safety. USA Archery certified coaches and instructors will teach you USA Archery National Training System methods (NTS) and how to be safe. Learn proper form to help you meet the goals for advancing your skills, as each new session of archery will bring new challenges. All equipment and activity supplies are provided. Participants must wear closed-toe shoes. Successful completion of Archery 1 is required to advance to Archery 2.

ARCHERY 2 Age 8 through adult (families encouraged) This class is a follow up to Archery 1 and the next level of archery progression. Archers will refine their skills learned in Archery 1 by putting those skills into a process and improving your form using NTS and at a further range. All equipment is provided. All participants must wear closed toe footwear.

Sign up through your local park district from here

Camps, The Archery Place, Montgomery, IL


The Archery Place hosts archery camps throughout the year. Camps are frequently arranged through the local area park districts. Please help to support the area parks and recreation districts and check back often for new camp opportunities.

The Archery Place also holds archery camps and will be available on our Facebook page or on our Events page. Call us for the latest camp information and we’ll be happy to point you in the right direction. Camp ages are 8 through 14, but each park district may vary in their age requirements.

Archery camps include everything that is learned through Archery 1 & Archery 2 Beginner archery level instruction but also adds fun activities each day to work with teamwork skills, individual performance skills, and more knowledge. Achievement medals through USA Archery’s Explore Archery program are awarded for demonstration in each of the lesson areas taught that day. The last day of camp finishes off with a fun Art-chery project to create a T-shirt or canvas.
Scouts, The Archery Place, Montgomery, IL


Scout Badges, The Archery Place, Montgomery, IL
Scouting has its perks. The Archery Place is Home to Level 3 NTS Head Coach Kevin Helwig, and The Archery Place is a Preferred Partner with the Girls Scouts of Northern Illinois. Coach Kevin is also an approved Archery Merit Badge counselor for ScoutsBSA by the Three Fires Council.

Whether a fun troop trip outing, or fulfilling the more intensive archery merit badge requirements, let us help show your scouts what archery is all about.

Scoutleader and Scoutmaster USA Archery Level 2 Instructor Certification is also available to help leaders run effective archery lessons for camps and scouting events.

The Archery Place offers discounts to GSNI and ScoutsBSA and encourages archery to be one of the fun activities for scouts to participate.
TAP Workshops, The Archery Place, Montgomery, IL

TAP Workshops

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.

Scouts BSA Complete Merit Badge Course

Your Scout or whole Troop is now able to earn the Archery Merit Badge here at The Archery Place. You can bring your own lunch OR bring an additional $5 for some Rosati's Pizza and a beverage of your choice. Additional concessions are available for purchase at the counter. February 29, 2020 at 10 AM – 7 PM This course is an all day event. Space is limited to 36. $75 per participant