Junior Dream Team

The Junior Dream Team (JDT) is a program designed to identify talented young archers and bring them together for training camps, exposure to advanced coaching and competitions.  Athletes are selected for the JDT based on a wide variety of criteria, including their performance at Team Selection Camp. Participation in the selection camp is a requirement for placement on the JDT.

JDT/RDT Selection Criteria & Application Process

The Recurve Junior Dream Team
Consists of 36 of the most promising cadet and junior recurve archers in the country, travels to the Easton Foundations Archery Center of Excellence in Chula Vista, California once per quarter for an intensive weeklong training camp. Between training camps, Junior Dream Team coaches and archers continue to work together through the use of video and video conferencing with the ultimate goal of future international success at the World Championship, World Cup, Olympic and Paralympic levels.

The Compound Junior Dream Team
Consists of 35 of the most promising bowman, cub, cadet and junior compound archers in the country, participate in training camps and receive ongoing assistance from advanced level coaches throughout the year. This self- funded program was developed to help young compound archers to focus on technical and mental skill development, with the ultimate goal of developing future international success at the World Championship and World Cup levels.

The Regional Dream Team
A prerequisite program for recurve archers who would like to attend Recurve JDT camp as an invitee. The East and West Regional Dream Teams are each comprised of 30 dedicated and promising recurve archers from each region of the country. This self-funded program is for archers looking to improve their skills and gain access to the best-quality training in some of the most excellent archery training facilities in the world with a dedicated set of USA Archery certified coaches.