Archery Instructor Certification!
Saturday, April 12 - 10am-4pm
Learn the basics of archery and become a USA Archery certified Level 1 archery instructor. No previous archery experience necessary, all equipment is provided! Newcomers and experienced shooters alike will learn proper range set up, how to ensure safety, teaching form and using equipment. Great for teachers, parks and recreation employees, camp counselors, scout leaders, homeschool co-ops or parents, and anyone else interested in helping others to learn this classic and increasingly popular sport.
Class will meet at Rockwood Nature Center in Rockwood Park, 3401 Courthouse Road, Chesterfield, Virginia. This course will utilize indoor classroom time and outdoor range time. Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress appropriately for the weather. A 45 minute lunch break will be provided; participants may pack a lunch or drive to one of the many nearby fast food establishments.
Register by calling Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation at (804) 748-1623 or online at www.chesterfield.gov/parks. Participants must register in advance, no walk-ins can be accepted. Course fee is $40 and includes Level 1 instructor workbook, Drills and Skills book, and instructional materials. Certified instructors must also become members with USA Archery, the cost of which is on your own and not included in the course fee.
April 12th, 2014 10am-12pm $40/person Course #28798
Registration for all 2014 winter and spring programs and our summer camps is now open! Call (804) 748-1623 or visit www.chesterfield.gov/parks to register.
Please stop by the Rockwood Nature Center, Chesterfield County Libraries, or the Parks and Recreation main office to pick up your copy of the winter/spring 2014 program guide. Because you asked, we are introducing a new online registration system this year.
Most of our programs fill up fast, we encourage people to sign up early to make sure they get a spot. We are excited to offer a number of new courses this season. We’ve added a number of new archery programs to accommodate demand. In addition we’re offering a range of pre-school and homeschooling programs, outdoor adventure classes, wilderness survival, nature hikes, campfires, and a bee keeping course.
Rockwood Nature Center was recently featured on the PBS Community Ideas Station Website, see the article and video here!