​Give archery a shot at Independence Oaks County Park! Archery is a great way to build strength and improve concentration. It boosts hand-eye coordination, enhances upper body strength and increases confidence. 

Archery Adventure Camp

This camp, taking place at Independence Oaks County Park, will focus on archery but participants will also be learning about Michigan wildlife and the outdoors. Campers will be instructed on archery techniques as well as outdoor skills such as campfire building, outdoor cooking, fishing and hiking. The camp is held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day of the weeks of July 6-10 and July 13-17 for ages 9-13. Cost is $175/week. To register, call 248-858-0916.

Beginner Archery

The six-week course is held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays for ages 8 and older. Cost is $75. Sessions run throughout summer and fall with the last one beginning Sept. 9. To register, call 248-858-0916.

2020 Sessions:

  • May 6-June 10
  • June 17-July 22
  • July 29-Sept. 2
  • Sept. 9-Oct. 14

The Beginner Archery course is offered for those who desire additional instruction. This six-week class is a great introduction to archery as a sport. For an hour every week, archers will spend time on the range learning about fundamentals, safety and competition. Each class will have a specific focus with drills to refine skills and games to keep archers on their toes. Our U.S. Archery certified coaches provide instruction and insight tailored to each individual archer. Archers move at their own pace. Equipment is provided at the range, but you may also bring  your personal equipment. Archers must wear closed-toe shoes.

For more information, call Independence Oaks County Park at 248-625-0877.

Open Archery Range

Stop by the Archery Range at Independence Oaks County Park during open range sessions from 4-7 p.m. Fridays and 1-7 p.m. Saturdays. Participants are welcome to bring their own equipment or rent it for $5 at the range. The cost to use the range is $5/person. Credit cards only; no cash accepted.