Children's Programs

COME and TRY

Come and Try's will be held on .......

  • Bookings are not required

  • $10 per child

  • We recommend that you bring a bottle of water with you to stay hydrated

IMPORTANT:

  • Closed in shoes must be worn – thongs and sandals are NOT permitted

  • Loose and/or oversized clothing is not recommended for safety purposes

  • Children must have a parent or guardian present at all times

 

Southern Vales Archery Club has begun a program suitable for children from the age of 4 up to 9 years old (taking into account the child's physical limitations)

Our Children's Program will be conducted at our grounds (Corner of States & Wheatsheaf Roads Morphett Vale) entry via Wheatsheaf Rd. 

Utilising the new Arrows Archery kit your young child can now experience archery in a fun and safe way. 

Targets are at ground level and arrows are fitted with soft rubber suction cups.

Our Program consists of three levels:

  • Come and Try

  • Kiddly's Program

  • The Afternooners

KIDDLY'S PROGRAM

The Kiddly's Program will follow on from what is learned at the Come and Try

Our training is an 8 week program, incorporating 5 weeks of initial training followed by a further 3 weeks (voucher provided) of monitored shooting.

IMPORTANT:

  • Closed in shoes must be worn – thongs and sandals are NOT permitted

  • Loose and/or oversized clothing is not recommended for safety purposes

  • Children must have a parent or guardian present during training

  • We recommend that you bring a bottle of water with you to stay hydrated

  • Please bring a hat

 

The course covers all aspects of learning to use a bow, how to score, all our safety rules and how to be a polite archer.

Initial training is held on Saturdays for 5 weeks.

  • Week 1 to 4 - 10am to 11am

  • Week 5 - 1.30pm onwards

 

Cost is $60.00 per child

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On successful completion of the initial training you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion that will enable you to apply for membership as an Afternooner

  • All applications for new membership to SVAC must be approved by the Committee, as per Section 5.2 of the SVAC Constitution

 

On successful completion of the initial Kiddly's training you will be provided with a Voucher for 3 free Saturday Shoots for monitored shooting using the Arrows Archery equipment

  • Voucher includes all equipment hire and line fees

  • Voucher must be used within the original 12 week period, expiry date applies.

 

Course places are limited to 8 and fill quickly so early bookings are essential.

 

Please download the Application for Temporary Membership and bring it with you (completed and signed) on the first day of the course.

This application covers you for the 12 weeks of the training course only.

 

To secure your place in the next course click here 

BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL you must register to attend

THE AFTERNOONERS

The Afternooners will continue your child's journey with all things archery.

The Afternooners will shoot on the same shooting line as junior and senior members of the club in a dedicated lane only for them

Parents/Caregivers who are shooting members will be in the lane beside them, or non shooting parents/caregivers will be directly behind, assisting them with their shooting and scoring.

  • Successful completion of the Kiddly's Program is a must if you wish to move to The Afternooners

  • Yearly membership is essential to be covered by insurance

  • All members pay a weekly line fee so a minimal Line Fee of $3.00 will apply

    • Line Fee includes normal line fee and hire of equipment​

  • Modified Score Sheets will be provided

For any further information please visit us at the Club