Perry County S3DA

The Perry County S3DA Youth Archers Program is an archery instructional and competition team designed to introduce archery to youth and advance their archery skills in indoor, outdoor, and 3D archery from ages 8-18. Each shooter will learn safety, a proper shooting technique, and have the opportunity for competition. Perry County S3DA program runs from December through September. See below for more details.

Head S3DA Coach and Youth Director:

Carla Orris

S3DA Advanced Certified, PA S3DA South Central Regional Coordinator, and USA Archery Level II Instructor, 2019 IBO Female Hunter Class World Champion, and 2024 S3DA National Coach of the Year!

Contact Carla at 717-636-4282

Program updates posted to this website and the Perry County S3DA Facebook page. Team schedule and updates are sent to parents via Team Snap.

Rules and Expectations

  • Instructor Expectations
    • ALWAYS practice safety
    • Show respect and kindness toward all, including yourself
    • Be prepared
    • Mind your manners (NO running, yelling, talking over others, etc.)
  • Other Rules
    • No archers allowed on shooting line unless registered for that class
    • Participation in the program is strictly at the discretion of the participants and guardians.
  • Safety, Bow Basics, Pulling Arrows, and First Shot flyer available. Please Click here

Perry County S3DA Program Details

This is a Scholastic 3D Archery Program that runs from December through July and covers all disciplines of shooting (indoor, outdoor, and 3D). Participant must have their own equipment to join this class. Ages for the program (age as of January 1) are 8 through Senior in high school. Please see additional information on the S3DA program at:

  • Cost =
    • Perry County Archers Membership: Youth =$35 per year, OR Family = $75 per year (first year, then $70/yr to renew)
    • S3DA membership required ( $25 per year (plus a $2 admin fee)
    • Perry County S3DA fee: $65 per year *helps the club with target costs and additional items for the S3DA program
    • Total for Perry County Archers S3DA participants (without family plan) will be $125.00
  • 2024 Dates = December 6, 2023 through July 17, 2024.
  • Practices are:
    • Wednesdays from 6:30 – 8:00 pm and
    • Sundays from 1:00 – 3:00 pm
  • It is acceptable to only compete indoors, or outdoors, but we do encourage participants to make it to as many practices as possible throughout the year, as it will offer a more rounded archery experience and space is limited.
  • Every fall, there will be a “kick-off” registration event for the next competition year, but

Contact Coach Carla for more information on how to sign up!!

Perry County S3DA Facebook:

Perry County S3DA come follow us and stay up to date on our competitions!

Intro to Archery (10 Yard) Program:

Please visit the Intro Youth Program Tab for more information. Carla is no longer running the intro program and it will be kept separate from the S3DA program.