Archery is the skill of using a bow to propel arrows. It can be used in hunting, but is also a competitive sport and recreational activity. Nearly everyone — regardless of age, size, or physical ability — can succeed at archery.

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Archery Events

Register by November 4

Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: Runge Conservation Nature Center

Archery is a fun, lifetime sport that all can enjoy. Learn the basics of archery and how to shoot safely, then practice your newly learned skills under the supervision of Runge staff. All equipment is provided. Registration required. Ages 7 and up.

Register by November 10

Date: Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: Cape Girardeau Nature Center

Be right on target as you practice two challenging outdoor sports. Try your hand at using a bow and throwing darts with an atlatl. These sports are not only fun but they also improve focus, hand-eye coordination, and build confidence. This program is designed for homeschool students.

Register by November 24

Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Cape Girardeau Nature Center

Be right on target! Try your hand at archery and experience a fun way to enjoy the outdoors. All archery equipment will be provided. Adult supervision is required for ages 9-17. This program will take place entirely outdoors so please dress for the weather. In the event of high winds or rain, this program will be cancelled.