Here's a great starting point to find out about USA Archery's programs for youth and adult archers! Click the links on the left to learn more about our programs. Looking for an archery club to join? Click here to go straight to our club listing
Get Started in Archery - did you know archery was the most-viewed sport of the Olympic Games during the first week in London? If you loved watching archery, click this link to get started in this awesome sport!
JOAD Xperience - this camp program helps to introduce young people to archery in a short-term camp program that teaches the basics and rewards achievement
After School Archery Program (ASAP) - this youth program combines proven teaching techniques with lesson plans, instructor training and easy equipment access. ASAP offers flexible lesson plans that teach shooting form and archery styles. Scoring Games test form and accuracy, and the program uses existing program equipment (additional equipment can be purchased or rented). ASAP teaches effective shooting form developed by this country's top archery coaches. "Beyond ASAP" Introduces archers to other styles of archery including field, Olympic and 3D archery.
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) - this is where young people get started in archery! JOAD offers beginners, intermediate or advanced archers the chance to learn the sport over a series of classes, or advance as far as their dreams will take them!
Adult Archery Achievement - similar to JOAD but geared toward adults, Adult Archery Achievement is perfect for adults who want to learn how to shoot, or who have archery experience but want the fun of weekly classes and learning to compete.
Para Archery - athletes with physical disabilities are able to excel in the sport of archery! Through our programs, para archers are able to pursue competition at the highest levels, including World Championships, Parapan Am Games and the Paralympic Games.
Junior Dream Team (JDT) - this elite-level program with intensive training camps is just right for competitive young recurve archers who want to focus on placement on a World Cup, World Championship and/or Olympic Team.
Resident Athlete Program (RA) - this is a full-time, residential program at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center for athletes who are achieving consistent competitive performances and have decided to train full-time in pursuit of their Olympic Dream.
Judges -Tournament officials are an integral part of USA Archery's events and organization. Learn how to find a judge for your tournament, become a judge or purchase judge merchandise.
Coaching - Behind every successful archer is a coach who motivates and inspires them. Find resources, class listings, re-certification information and more for archery coaches.
Community Olympic Development Program (CODP) - this program of the U.S. Olympic Committee provides archery-specific designations to centers which meet its criteria