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Archery Year

Sept - April, 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: Immersion students attend one monthly Sunday from October to May. If you also attend the Wilderness Survival Immersion you get the Archery Immersion program at a reduced cost.

Skills Evenings & Open Range: There are also learning opportunities every week. Immersion students and their immediate family get free admission to our Skills Evenings (every Thursday) and our Open Archery Range (every Thursday, Friday, Saturday) where you can loose arrows anytime.


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

Attend Skills Evenings (Thursday) or Open Archery Range (Thursday, Friday, Saturday) anytime. The option of over 200 more hours of class time for the entire family at no additional cost.


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

Monthly Payment Plan
$50 deposit, then nine monthly payments of $105 (total $995)
  • Multi-Weekend Immersion students taking multiple programs get a 10% discount.
  • Returning Immersion students get a tuition discount based on year of 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
  • Optional Open Archery Range, free every Thursday, Friday or Saturday

Class Schedule

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

September 24, 2017 Field Day
October 29, 2017 Field Day
November 19, 2017 Field Day
December 3, 2017 Field Day
December 9, 2017 Community Winter Celebration- Optional
January 7, 2018 Field Day
January 28, 2018 Field Day
February 18, 2018 Field Day
March 18, 2018 Field Day
April 29, 2018 Field Day

Contact Us to Learn More