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Archery is an activity where participants shoot at targets using bows and arrows.

Who is it suitable for?
All ages. Different types of archery exist which are suitable for different ages, adding challenge or keeping the activity really simple.

Badge Links
Beavers My Adventure Challenge Award
Scouts Master At Arms Activity Badge
Explorers Physical Recreation Activity Badge

How to run/provide archery

There are 3 ways of running Archery in Scouting. These are:

  1. Scout-led activity - running archery yourself or using someone else in Scouting

  2. Externally-led activity - running archery using an external provider

  3. Activity for adult groups - running archery for a group entirely of adults

Useful links

The National Governing Body for archery is:

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