Archery in the Schools

  • What NASP Is About The Archery in the Schools Program is designed to introduce target archery in 4th thru 12th grade physical education classes during the school day. To date, over 500 schools representing 78 counties statewide have adopted the program. Nationwide millions of students have safely participated in the program. Find out how your school can get involved today!
  • Why Join the Program? PDF iconArchery is a sport nearly everyone can be successful at regardless of age, size or physical ability. Statistics show that school archery programs engage more students in the educational process, improve classroom performance and reduce drop out rates.
  • State Tournament Information Click on the link above for more information about the annual State Championship NASP Tournament, including details about registration, rules, and forms for ordering t-shirts, banners and scorecards.
  • NASP Testimonials Learn how NASP has impacted the lives of students, teachers and parents
  • A flight of shooters lines up during the 2014 National Archery in the Schools state tournament. Youth archers aim high at state tournament The first-ever live statewide Archery in the Schools tournament was put together by the Department of Natural Resources as a way to give the state's participants a bigger experience than the previous virtual tournaments. The daylong event drew 460 students from 22 schools around the state.

How to Get Started


  • Thank you to our many sponsors!
    If you would like to Adopt-A-School, please contact DNR Archery Education Coordinator Kathy Garland at 313-396-6871 or