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Archery Instensive

Fall - Spring, 1 weekend-a-month

Study archery for the year with expert instructors! Train target shooting, practical archery, trail archery (roving) and stealth. Learn with both traditional and modern bows.

This is our adult archery training program, we also offer a program for youth

Archery Ranger Skills

Become part of a team immersed in the following studies:

Accuracy and Form: Accuracy with shooting, trail archery on 3D ranges, and practical archery—where you learn to loose arrows from any stance.

The Bow & Arrow: The bow and arrow becomes an extension of your self, offering focused discipline and philosophy. Learn to care for it and help it last a lifetime.

Stealth Archery: Develop flow with the forest as you train stealth, camouflage, and invisibility. Learn wilderness survival skills specific to the Archers of our Rangers Guild.

Bow Making: Make your own bamboo backed longbow crafted to your personal specifications.

How it Works

Mentoring Weekends: Intensive students attend one monthly Saturday from October to May. If you also attend the Wilderness Survival Intensive you get the Archery Intensive program at a reduced cost.

Skills Evenings & Open Range: There are also learning opportunities every week. Intensive students and their immediate family get free admission to our Skills Evenings (every Thursday).


September - April
This program runs September to April. Studio days are usually from 9am-4pm.
9 Field Days + Community Events
One Saturday a month, 9am - 4: 30pm. Check out the class schedule.

Attend Skills Evenings (Thursday) or Open Archery Range (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) anytime. 


Tuition is divided into nine monthly payments after a $50 non- refundable deposit.

Monthly Payment Plan
$50 deposit, then nine monthly payments of $105 (total $995)
  • Multi-Weekend Intensive students taking multiple programs get a 10% discount.
  • Returning Intensive students get a tuition discount based on year of previous attendance.

Discounts typically cannot be combined. Contact Us to learn more.


All programs begin at the Trackers Scout Pit, 4617 SE Milwaukie Avenue, Portland, OR. Most crafting days are spent in our studio space with its array of available tools. At times we do travel to wilderness locations depending on the activity.

This program comes with...

  • Mentoring and guidance in the craft of lithic reduction
  • Working with expert instructors
  • Optional Skills Evenings, free every Thursday

Class Schedule

Class averages one weekend a month from September to May. Actual times may vary with travel time to chosen day site.

September 22, 2018 Field Day
October 27, 2018 Field Day
November 17, 2018 Field Day
December 1, 2018 Field Day
January 26, 2019 Field Day
February 16, 2019 Field Day
March 16, 2019 Field Day
April 27, 2019 Field Day
* Bonus Day December - Optional Holiday Party

Contact Us to Learn More