Lancaster Archery Academy May Newsletter

It’s May, which means spring is in full swing.

As you’re listening to the birds singing outside on a cool morning this month, ponder these cool facts about May.

1. According to old superstitions, it’s bad luck to marry, buy a broom or wash a blanket during the month of May.

2. No U.S. president has ever died in May.

3. In a 2004 study of 40,000 English people, those born in May believe they are luckier than people born in any other month.

What we know about May at Lancaster Archery Academy is it’s a great month to stretch some strings! Here’s a list of the archery activities we’ve got lined up for the month.

ACADEMY

ARCHERY CLASSES

We’ve got multiple, 6-week classes starting soon in our Experience Archery, and Intermediate Archery courses, as well as a class in our Introduction to Competitive Archery course. Listed below are the start dates and class times. Unless specified, classes are open to all archers age 6 and older. Call (717) 556-1379 for information on any of the activities listed below.

EXPERIENCE ARCHERY – ALL AGES: May 4, 5-6 p.m.; May 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; June 22, 5-6 p.m.; June 25, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; June 25, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

EXPERIENCE ARCHERY – YOUTH CLASS: May 26, 5-6 p.m.; for kids age 6-16.

INTERMEDIATE ARCHERY: May 4, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; May 16, 5-6 p.m.; June 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; June 25, 10-11 a.m.

INTRO TO COMPETITIVE ARCHERY: June 25, 8:30-9:30 a.m.

SUMMER CAMPS

EXPLORE ARCHERY DAY CAMP: Ages 7-17; June 13-16 and June 27-30, 8:30 a.m.-noon.

INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION COURSES

LEVEL 3 NTS: June 3-5.

LEVEL 2: June 16-17.

LEVEL 1: June 24.

TOURNAMENTS

SUMMER SOLSTICE: June 11; Outdoor FITA 720 round, plus Olympic-style eliminations. Online registration coming soon.

SPECIAL EVENTS

DICK TONE CLINIC: April 20-22; learn target archery form from one of the best coaches in the world. Register here.

GRIV COMPOUND CLINIC: Sept. 23-25; second class offered because first one filled so fast. Learn compound archery from world-renowned George Ryals IV, aka “GRIV.” Register here.

COFFEE CLUB: Join us every Friday morning at 9 a.m. to eat donuts, drink coffee and shoot your bow.

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