Free Archery Education Course Offered in Sturgeon Bay

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What is it?

This target style archery course will teach the fundamentals of archery and is sponsored by the Door County Rod and Gun Club and the WI Department of Natural Resources. The course will be taught by Conservation Warden Chris Kratcha and Sturgeon Bay Rod and Gun Club’s Royal Ledig. This is not a hunter education course. This course will use the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) instruction technique and equipment. NASP is a national program dedicated to promoting archery as a target sport to students. Visit the NASP web-site at:

Why archery?

Nearly everyone can enjoy success in archery whether or not they are the tallest, fastest or strongest person around. The sport or discipline of archery is highly inclusive and is for many enthusiasts, a lifelong activity. Archery is a diverse and super-safe shooting activity with wide variety of formats and styles. In NASP-style archery, people of all genders, abilities and backgrounds flourish.

Who can join this course and what is the cost?

Girls and Boys from grades 4-12 and their parents may participate. The student and parent participants must be unfamiliar with or have limited experience in archery. There is no fee for this course. Equipment will be provided. The course is limited to 24 participants.

When is the course?

This is a three session course, running one day per week for three weeks. Each session is two hours:
Day #1, Monday August 11th, 7:00pm-9:00pm.
Day #2, Monday August 18th, 7:00pm-9:00pm.
Day #3, Monday August 25th, 7:00pm-9:00pm.

Where will the course be held?

Approx. 5 minutes east of Sturgeon Bay, inside the Door County Rod & Gun Club’s archery building, 3210 Mathey Rd, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235.

How do I sign up?

You must pre-register by Sunday, August 10th, 2014. Call Conservation Warden Chris Kratcha at 920-746-2871.