Explore Archery

MassWildlife trains educators and allows them to borrow equipment free of charge! This program ensures that all certified instructors have the ability to create an archery program in their area.

Astrid Huseby, Recruitment, Retention and Reactivation (R3) Coordinator

The Details of Explore Archery

What you need for Explore Archery

Explore Archery
  • Basic Archery Instructor Certification. This is done in a 6-hour course including classroom time, shooting, and an exam. 
  • Buy or borrow a basic archery kit. Borrowing the kit from MassWildlife is free, but you have to be insured through a USA Archery membership. The kit is loaned out for one month on a first come, first serve basis.

Fees for Explore Archery

Name Fee Unit
Training packet and exam fee $40 per instructor

How to request Explore Archery

Email Astrid Huseby at astrid.huseby@mass.gov for more information or to sign up for the certification class.

Call Astrid Huseby at (508) 389-6305 for more information or to sign up for the certification class.

More info for Explore Archery

Explore Archery is for everyone! It is a great way to introduce new archers of any age to the sport.

Why Archery? 

  • Exercises hand-eye coordination
  • Skill is not dependent on size or strength
  • Safely done indoors and outside

Who can use Explore Archery?

  • Schools
  • Town, city, and country recreation programs
  • Nature and outdoor education centers
  • Scout groups
  • 4-H
  • Summer camps

Contact for Explore Archery

Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife, 1 Rabbit Hill Road, Westborough, MA 01581
(508) 389-7890

Please address your fax as Attn: Astrid Huseby