The 4-H Hamilton County Archery Club invites all Hamilton County youth in grades four through 12 to join the club this month. The 4-H Archery Club offers young people the opportunity to learn the sport of archery and to improve technique and accuracy by participating in archery practices held twice a month (October through April). All practices are led by 4-H-certified archery instructors. Archery club members compete at the state level by grade level and bow type in the spring.
4-H Archery Club members also participate throughout the year in 4-H club activities such as public speaking, service projects, and the annual 4-H Piggy Bank and Art Poster competitions. Club members learn record-keeping skills, as well. The 4-H portfolios they create can help them win awards, trips and college scholarships.
Two meetings for prospective new members are scheduled: Saturday, Aug. 16 at 2 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 23 at 3:30 p.m. Those interested in joining the 4-H Archery Club should attend one of these meetings, both of which will be held at the UT & TSU Extension - Hamilton County Office. The address is 6183 Adamson Circle, Chattanooga, TN 37416 (right next to the Bonny Oaks Tag & Title Office).
Please RSVP to attend one of the new member meetings by calling the Extension Office (423 855-6113) during regular business hours or by filling out the RSVP form at the club website: http://4hhcarchery.weebly.com/
At the Tennessee state 4-H Archery Tournament held in May, 2014, members of the 4-H Hamilton County Archery Club won 16 individual awards and also won first place in the state in the recurve bow team competitions at both the senior high and the junior levels.
More information on the 4-H Hamilton County Archery Club is available at the club website (see above for link) or by contacting the UT & TSU Extension - Hamilton County office (423 855-6113) during regular business hours.
Some of the 4-H Hamilton County Archery Club members who won 16 individual and two team awards at the 2014 state tournament