Archery Merit Badge Shoot
An Archery Merit Badge shoot will be held
on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at the
Archery Range at Camp William B. Snyder in Haymarket, Virginia.
is for all Occoquan District Boy Scouts that have taken the Archery Merit Badge
class at resident camp or elsewhere and were not able to qualify in the
All scouts must have
completed all other portions of the MB as we will not be working on any other
aspects of the MB.
NOT be an open shoot for other Scouts or Scouters.
The intent is to give each scout that has a
partial a chance to get a possible completion on their Archery MB.
per session will have the range for forty-five minutes of shooting and
instruction as needed.
Scouts will be
using a recurve bow with a finger release only.
To qualify, scouts must shoot a BSA Scout field round of 14 targets and
make a score of 80 points or greater.
If a scout
has his own equipment, it is subject to inspection and approval by me or another
USA Archery Certified Instructor on site.
If a compound bow is used the scoring will be
14 targets and make a score of 90 points.
No compound bows will be supplied.
will open at 9:00 am and run until approximately 2:30 pm. Scouts may come as a
group or with a parent.
A water bottle
is required for all scouts to keep hydrated.
Comfort during a shoot is important,
henceforth the scout does not need to be in their Field Uniform, but a troop
t-shirt or BSA Activity Uniform is preferred along with an appropriate hat and
or sunglasses to keep sun out of the eyes.
The shooting times will be
9:00 am to 9:50 am
10:00 am to 10:50 am
11:00 am to 11:50 am
12:30 pm to 1:20 pm
1:30 pm to 2:20 pm
may be scheduled if needed and the times may vary once I get a count of scouts
that plan to attend.
A sixth and extra
target will be open for a scout to continue past his slotted time, if
Please, contact me with
the following information:
First and Last Name of
Scout's Troop Number
Scout or Parent's E-mail
Scout or Parent's Phone
1st and 2nd time slot
NCAC has a rental fee for use of their archery equipment.
Therefore, a donation of $5 per scout is
requested when presenting their Blue Card at registration for the shoot.
All current USA
Archery Level 1 or higher are requested to assist in the event.
Any Archery RSO with current training is
welcome to assist during the event as well.
In fact, it is imperative that we do get assistance on the range or the
event may have to be canceled for the safety of our scouts.
If you have
any questions, would like to participate or assist, please feel free to contact