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  • Introduction of students to archery as a lifetime sport
  • Instruction in target archery
  • Instruction is by IDNR trained staff and volunteers
  • Equipment used is one-size-fits-all modern target bow and arrows
  • Youth of all genders, sizes and abilities will have success
  • Students are taught in a totally safe, controlled environment
  • Archery is a short-ranged, deliberate shooting sport
  • Shooting is restricted to 5-10 yards
  • Satisfies State of Illinois learning goals and standards
  • Research shows that 7 out of 8 dropouts are not involved in activities in school. We have found that archery can help get all students involved and help them feel good about themselves!