Perry County Youth Archers


The Perry County Youth Archers Program is an archery instruction program designed to introduce archery to youth. Each shooter will learn safety, a proper shooting technique, and have the opportunity for competition. The program runs on Saturdays every January – March. See below for more details.

Instructor: Carla Orris, USA Archery Certified Level II Instructor

Contact Carla at 717-636-4282

Program updates posted to this website and the Perry County Youth Archers Facebook page.

2021 Program Information

Ages eligible for the program (age is as of January 1) 7 – 17(or senior in high school)

Cost of Program:

  • Membership to Perry County Archers for the youth participant at a minimum- see membership application for pricing

PRE REGISTRATION IS COMPLETED FOR THE 2021 Program- All Classes are full.

Check back in November for 2022 Pre Registration dates

2021 Program Times:

  • 10 yard class (Beginners)……………. 9:00am – 9:45am
  • 15 yard class (Intermediate)………10:00am – 10:45am
  • 20 yard class (Advanced/States)…11:00am – 11:45am
    • *Additional States practices will be Wednesdays starting end of January

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
    • 2021 COVID Considerations
      • Archers will shoot every other lane
      • Social distancing is required
      • Limit parents and siblings inside clubhouse
      • Masks on when not on shooting line
      • Please follow ALL CDC guidelines
      • If you do not feel well, or need to quarantine for close contact, DO NOT COME
      • 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

Facebook Feed:

Wed Jan 20th, 2021

Perry County Youth Archers

Attention 20 yard shooters interested in competing in the PSAA Indoor Championship. I will be presenting information and options this Saturday at our normal shoot time (11am). I want to gather feedback from shooters and parents/ guardians before we make a decision as a club at our meeting on Wed Jan 27. If you will not be there and want information please let me know. See MoreSee Less

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Wed Jan 6th, 2021

Perry County Youth Archers

Hello all! Thank you to all who have regsitered for our 2021 youth program! I am looking forward to our first class on Saturday! Reminder, no walk ins accepted this year.

I intend to start classes promptly, so please be ready. I have attached the class details, rules and expectations, safety, bow basics, pulling arrows, and first shot tools that we will be reviewing Saturday. Let me know if you have any questions before then.

Thanks- Carla Orris
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Mon Dec 14th, 2020

Perry County Youth Archers

Thank you to all who have registered for our 2021 program!

There are a few spots left and I wanted to put out a last and final call to register for those who have not done so already.

In order to be a part of the 2021 program, one LAST CALL registration time is being offered. It will be Friday December 18 at Perry County Archers from 6-7pm. Event will be posted shortly.

Registration is required this year! No registrations will be accepted after this LAST CALL registration time! No walk ins accepted on the first day of class! Please share this information with anyone who may be interested. Thanks and hope to see you there!
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