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2018 Youth Classes

Youth archery lessons are sponsored each year by the South Forty Archery Club. Youths 9-17 will be taught by certified instructors on the proper safety aspects of archery and the technical usage of archery equipment. For the beginner classes, South Forty Archers will supply a bow for you or you may bring your own. For the intermediate class, participants must supply their own bow and arrows and must have taken beginner class or have been shooting with their bow for more than six months.

Youth classes are organized as a part of Lakeville Parks and Recreation offerings. Classes are held Thursday evenings on the dates listed in the table below. To register, just click on the link for the course you want, or contact the Park and Recreation department by calling 952-985-4600. The course you want will come up for you at the bottom...add to cart to sign up if still available. Class sizes are limited.

2018 Courses #
Date (Thursdays)
Time:
June 7-28 Beginner
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
June 7-28 Beginner
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
July 12-Aug 2 Beginner
5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
July 12-Aug 2 Intermediate
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Questions? Contact Shawn Bartlett at (612) 207-7949 or Dave Sampson (952) 220-6468.

 


Evan Worm: Winner of the 2017 Youth Archery Class Package along with South Forty Board Member and Youth Archery Instructor Shawn Bartlett.

Evan Worm the winner of the 2016 Archery Package

2017 was a great year for the South Forty Youth Archery Classes. We had 45 youths in the 3 Beginner Classes and 9 youths in the Intermediate Class. Some of the youths were returning from previous years.

In the Beginner Class, the youths were entered into a drawing for the Youth Archery Bow Giveaway. The winner was Evan Worm.

In the Intermediate Class, students were taken on the 3-d course.

 


Patrick Shea: Winner of the 2016 Youth Archery Class Package along with South Forty Board Member and Youth Archery Instructor Shawn Bartlett.

Patrick Shea the winner of the 2016 Archery Package

2016 was a great year for the South Forty Youth Archery Classes. We had 58 youths in the 3 Beginner Classes and 19 youths in the Intermediate Class. Some of the youths were returning from previous years classes.

In the Beginner Classes, the youths who took the class were entered into a drawing for the Youth Archery Bow Giveaway. The winner of the Bow Giveaway was Patrick Shea.

In the Intermediate Class, We gave quivers to the youths that did not have a quiver.

 


Mia Monroe: Winner of the 2015 Youth Archery Class Package along with South Forty Board Member and Youth Archery Instructor Shawn Bartlett.

Mia Monroe the winner of the 2015 Archery Package

2015 was another successful year for the South Forty Youth Archery Classes. We had 70 youths in the 3 Beginner Classes and 18 youths in the Intermediate Class. Some of which were returning youths from the previous years classes.

The youths that participated in the Beginner Classes were entered into a drawing for a Youth Archery Bow Package Giveaway. The winner of the Bow Package was Mia Monroe.

The youths that participated in the Intermediate Class were all given bow string wax and an arrow puller.

 


Cole Fee (with his Dad): Winner of the 2014 Youth Archery Class Package along with South Forty Board Members and Youth Archery Instructors Shawn Bartlett and Dave Sampson.

Cole Fee the winner of the 2014 Archery Package

2014 was another successful year for the South Forty Youth Archery Classes. We had 72 youths in the 3 Beginner Classes and 14 youths in the Intermediate Class. Some of which were returning youths from the previous years classes.

The youths that participated in the Beginner Classes were entered into a drawing for a Youth Archery Bow Package Giveaway. The winner of the Bow Package was Cole Fee.

The youths that participated in the Intermediate Class were entered into a drawing for 2 Reinhart Targets and a Gift Card. Winners of the 3-D target were Maxwell Enright and Jack Morrison. Winner of the Gift Card was Cole Beck.

 


Courtney Zinter: Winner of the 2013 Youth Archery Class Package along with South Forty President and Youth Archery Instructor Shawn Bartlett.

Courtney Zinter the winner of the 2013 Archery Package

South Forty had an awesome year in the Youth Archery Classes. We had 61 youths in the 3 Beginner Classes and 21 youths in the Intermediate Class. Some of which were returning youths from the previous years classes.

The youths that participated in the Beginner Classes were entered into a drawing for a Youth Archery Bow Package Giveaway. The winner of the Bow Package was Courtney Zinter.

2 Reinhart 3-D targets were given out in the Intermediate class.

 


Matthew Holzer: Winner of the 2012 Youth Archery Class Package along with South Forty President and Youth Archery Instructor Shawn Bartlett.

Matthew Holzer the winner of the 2012 Archery Package

This year was another successful year for the South Forty Youth Archery Classes. We had 50 youths in the 3 Beginner Classes and 18 youths in the Intermediate Class. Some of which were returning youths from the previous years classes.

The youths that participated in the Beginner Classes were entered into a drawing for a Youth Archery Bow Package Giveaway. The winner of the Bow Package was Matthew Holzer.

The youths that particiapated in the Intermediate Class were entered into a drawing for 2 Reinhart Targets.

 


Max Kranz: 2011 Youth Archery Class drawing winner of the Youth Archery Package along with Youth Archery Instructors Shawn Bartlett, Paul Reamer, & Dave Sampson

Max Kranz the winner of the 2011 Archery Package

South Forty had another great year with it's Youth Archery classes. This year South Forty taught 3 beginner classes and one intermediate class. The intermediate class was designed for youths with their own equipment and some experience but needing a level of instruction beyond the beginner level to continue to develop.

The Club had 48 youths attend its beginner class. Another 19 youths participated in the intermediate class. The youths that participated in the beginner class were entered to win a youth archery package which included a new compound bow, arrows and a case. The lucky winner of the Youth Archery package was Mark Kranz. Youth's that attended to intermediate level class were entered in a drawing for a Rinehart 18 in 1 target. Congratulations to Morgan Wendt, the winner of the Rinehart target.

 


Zachery Nelson: 2010 Drawing Winner of the donated Youth Archery Package

Zachary Nelson with Bow

There were a total of 56 youths in the 4 classes taught in 2010. Some of the 2010 students were also enrolled in one of our 2009 classes. A South 40 member (Kent Zimmerman) donated a youth bow with acessories to be given away to one of our students. After completion of all classes, Zachary Nelson was drawn from the list of eligible students. Zachary was enrolled in both our June 7 pm and July 7 pm classes. The bow was presented to Zachery by Kent Zimmerman at the South Forty September meeting.