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"A"
American Business
American Culture
American Heritage
American Labor
Animal Science
Archaeology
Archery
Architecture
Art
Astronomy
Athletics
Atomic Energy
Auto Mechanics
Aviation

"B"
Backpacking
Basketry
Bird Study
Bugling

"C"
Camping
Canoeing
Chemistry
Cinematography
Citizenship Community*
Citizenship Nation*
Citizenship World*
Climbing
Coin Collecting
Collections
Communications*
Computers
Cooking
Crime Prevention
Cycling*

"D"
Dentistry
Disability Awareness
Dog Care
Drafting

"E"
Electricity
Electronics
Emergency Preparedness**
Energy
Engineering
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science*

"F"
Family Life*
Farm Mechanics
Fingerprinting
Fire Safety
First Aid*
Fish & Wildlife Mgmt.
Fishing
Fly Fishing
Forestry

"G"
Gardening
Genealogy
Geology
Golf
Graphic Arts

"H"
Hiking
Home Repairs
Horsemanship

"I"
Indian Lore
Insect Studies

"J"
Journalism

"K"

"L"
Landscape Architecture
Law
Leatherwork
Lifesaving**

"M"
Mammal Study
Medicine
Metalwork
Model Design & Building
Motorboating
Music

"N"
Nature

"O"
Oceanography
Orienteering

"P"
Painting
Personal Fitness**
Personal Management*
Pets
Photography
Pioneering
Plant Science
Plumbing
Pottery
Public Health
Public Speaking
Pulp and Paper

"Q"

"R"
Radio
Railroading
Reading
Reptile & Amphibian Study
Rifle Shooting
Rowing

"S"
Safety
Salesmanship
Scholarship
Sculpture
Shotgun Shooting
Skating
Skiing
Small Boat Sailing
Soil & Water Conservation
Space Exploration
Sports**
Stamp Collecting
Surveying
Swimming**

"T"
Textile
Theatre
Traffic Safety
Truck Transportation

"U"

"V"
Veterinary Medicine

"W"
Water Skiing
Weather
Whitewater
Wilderness Survival
Wood Carving
Woodwork

"X"
"Y"
"Z"

 

archery.gif (7795 bytes)  Archery
Requirements 1987
  1. Do the following:
    1. Name and explain the archery safety rules.
    2. Tell about the local and state laws on ownership, use and registration or archery tackle.
  2. Do the following:
    1. Name and point out the parts of an arrow.
    2. Name and point out the parts of a bow.
    3. Describe and show how to use an arm guard, shooting glove, finger tab, and quiver.
  3. Do the following:
    1. Explain proper care of and how to store the bow, bowstring, arrows, and leather items.
    2. Make a bowstring and use it.
    3. Make one complete arrow from a bare shaft.
    4. Explain the following terms:
      cast,
      bow weight,
      string height (fist-mele),
      aiming,
      spine,
      mechanical release,
      freestyle, and
      bare bow.
    5. Describe the different types of arrows.
    6. Show the nine basic steps of a good shooting method.
    7. Locate and mark with dental floss, crimp on, or other method the nocking point on a bow string.
  4. Shoot with bow and arrows, using a finger release:
    1. One round from any of the following NFAA field rounds and indoor rounds:
      1. A field round of 14 targets and make a score of 60 points
      2. An indoor round and make a score of 50 points
      3. A 900 round and make a score of 225 points. (intermediates 15-17 years old)
      4. An indoor FITA round I and make a score of 80 points (Juniors up to 14 years old)

      OR

    2. As a member of the NAA Junior Olympic Archery Development Club, qualify as a Yeoman, Junior Bowman, and Bowman.

      OR

    3. As a member of the NFAA Junior Division, qualify as a Cub or Youth by earning 100-score Progression Patches.
  5. Explain the following:
    1. The difference between field and target archery.
    2. Field round, hunter round, animal round.
    3. Scout field round.
    4. Indoor field rounds.
    5. 900, junior 900, Easton, and junior /Easton rounds
    6. Indoor FITA rounds I and II
    7. FITA and junior FITA rounds
    8. Junior Olympic qualification rounds.
    9. The importance of obedience to a rangemaster or other person in charge of a range.

 

 

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