Classes and Programs
West Michigan Archery Center Offers a wide range of classes and programs for all ages. Below is a list of the upcoming camps, classes, and programs available at WMAC...
Introduction to archery
Are you Interested in Archery...but not really sure what to do, or not sure if you want to take a full class? This event is open to the public, and will give everyone an opportunity to learn from experienced coaches and archers. Use our equipment or bring your own.
Give Archery A Try!
Six-week introductory overview of archery, which introduces basics of the bow and arrow, shooting technique, and appropriate safety practices.
JUNIOR OLYMPIC ARCHERY DEVELOPMENT (JOAD)
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) is a program of USA Archery that teaches archery to young people, provides great opportunities for awarding achievement, and helps archers to enjoy the sport recreationally or progress to the excitement of competition!
Adult Archery Program
An 8-week program that gives adults a chance to learn about archery, archery equipment, and the various types of archery shooting. You will also begin practice shooting with a bow at the WMAC indoor facility.
Explore Archery camp
Explore Archery is fun and a perfect fit for archers age 7+ of any ability wanting to get involved in target archery. If you are new or a beginner archer looking for an introductory program, Explore Archery has what you need to get started!
SCHOLASTIC 3D ARCHERY
Scholastic 3D Archery (S3DA) is an afterschool initiative that can be run by schools, archery shops, and archery clubs. Students do not need any prior experience with archery to join S3DA. Shooting will occur on WMAC’s outdoor 3D range or outdoor target range.
Explore Bow Hunting
Explore Bowhunting is an outdoor conservation education program focusing on interaction of people and wildlife. Explore Bowhunting teaches students how to interact with the natural world by developing basic skills used to bowhunt which focus on getting close to animals.
LEVEL 1 (USA ARCHERY) INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION CLASS
The Level 1 Archery Instructor Certification Class provides the necessary tools to maintain a high level of safety when running the archery range, for the enjoyment of the sport of archery, for the safety of the participants, spectators and coaches. Students will learn about range safety and set-up, the steps of shooting, equipment and repair, and programs that are offered in the sport of archery.