Archery in New Jersey

by Ariel Waters
Learn how to use a bow and arrow in New Jersey.

Learn how to use a bow and arrow in New Jersey.

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Archery clubs in New Jersey include private and public target ranges, indoor and outdoor ranges, and many supply stores. No matter what your level of experience, there is an archery club for you. Some offer private instruction with certified instructors, and others allow public access to the ranges. There are leagues for children and adults, and even deer hunting clubs that help limit the deer population in New Jersey.

The Fletcher's Corner

The Fletcher's Corner (fletcherscorner.com) has activities for people of all ages, regardless of skill. It offers summer camp and instruction on how to use a bow and arrow, and welcomes organizations like Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts to learn archery. Fletcher's Corner's indoor range is open seven days a week and charges $10 per person, per hour, as of June 2011. For a parent and child to shoot together, the price is $12 per hour. The range has a maximum distance of 20 yards and 14 lanes. The Fletcher's Corner also sells archery and fishing supplies and clothing, and is located in Cape May Court House, New Jersey.

United Bowhunters of New Jersey

The United Bowhunters of New Jersey (ubnj.org) are a nonprofit organization that started in 1974 to encourage responsible bow-hunting and help participate in wildlife conservation and deer population control efforts. It is a private organization, and people who are interested in membership are instructed to contact the president or vice-president. Located in Ringwood, New Jersey, the United Bowhunters of New Jersey participates in hunts at the FAA facility in Atlantic City, Princeton Township and the Township of Mountain Lakes.

Targeteers Archery

Targeteers Archery (targeteersarchery.com) is located in Saddle Brook, New Jersey, and offers equipment, accessories, repairs, lessons and leagues. Women's, men's, 3D and youth leagues are available. Most instructors are PAA and NFAA certified. Targeteers is family owned and operated and won the "Archery Business Magazine" East Coast Dealer of the Year in 2007. The business is closed on Mondays.

A&M; Archery

A&M; Archery (amarcherynj.com) offers all major brands of archery equipment and supplies. It also offers a pro shop, tuning services, accessory installation and lessons with certified instructors. A&M; has a 20-yard indoor range and an interactive video dart range for you to test your hunting skills. They have summer, fall and winter leagues for the more advanced archer. The business is closed on Sundays and is located in Lakewood, New Jersey.

About the Author

Ariel Waters began writing professionally in 2009. She works as a contractor for LexisNexis, creating Web content and articles, and has also written blogs and articles for Bring Pets Home and HomeAgain. Waters received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Montclair State University.

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