No. They would need to take either the Star Shooters New Archer Intro or take one of our Intro to Archery classes. The exception is if they were in Camp Red Tail Hawk and took archery with a trained Chesterfield County Archery Instructor. Other summer camps do not teach the same content that we teach during our Intro class.
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Archers must be 9 years old for Intro Classes and Star Shooters Youth Archery Club.
All archery equipment is provided for Intro classes, Beyond the Basic classes, Star Shooters Club, and Adult Social Shoot. Archers must provide their own equipment for JOAD and Adult Practice. Archers using the Rockwood Park public range will also need their own equipment. We do not rent out equipment for the public range.
Yes, Chesterfield County has a public range at Rockwood Park behind shelter 4. This range is first-come, first-served and archers must bring their own equipment. The instructional range at Rockwood Nature Center and the range located behind Chesterfield Technical Center at Hull Street Road are for Chesterfield County program use only and are not open to the public for general use.
The instructional range is beside Rockwood Nature Center. Do not follow signs to the public range at Rockwood Park; follow signs for the Nature Center.
Yes, if the Intro class is taken within a year before the Star Shooters class for which you are registering.
To be in JOAD, archers must have previously taken two sessions of Star Shooters and bring their own bow, arrows, and hip quiver.
Yes. We offer Adult Intro to Archery, 50 Plus Intro to Archery, Beyond the Basics, Adult Practice and Adult Social Shoot.
Yes. Please contact Ashley Weatherford for more information.
Please contact Ashley Weatherford. Department policy requires that requests for refunds must be made in writing three days prior to the start of the program.