Santa Cruz Archers monthly archery shoots are open to the general public for a small entry fee.
For additional information, look at our "Club Shoots" page.
For exact dates, look at our "Calendar" page.
Our indoor shoots are the first and third Friday of each month, first arrow is at 7:45PM.
Our outdoor shoot is held the second Sunday of each month by appointment, email scarchers for reservations.
The Stump Shoot, for traditional archers, is held the last Saturday of each month starting at 9AM, by appointment, email scarchers for reservations.
Make sure to come early for sign-ups and practice for all shoots.
The Look what I got for Christmas Shoot on December 29th was a huge success! Our thanks to Andy Sterbenz for his ideas and effort in bringing the shoot (including the nomes and various rubber chickens) to life!
Look at our calendar page for the dates of our "Stickbow in the Redwoods," "3D in the Redwoods" and "Bad Boys of Branciforte" shoots.
|Check our "Learn Archery" page for class information.|
Beginning Archery Group Class
|The Winter Beginning Archery Group Class starting will be scheduled for February. Click the flier image to the right to open and view the flier from the fall class for information about the class (ignore the dates, of course. To inquire or to register, send email to Learn-Archery with your contact information and the names and ages of archers you intend to register.
The next meeting is Tuesday
at 7:30 PM in the Indoor Range
Santa Cruz Archers Club Meetings are held in the indoor range starting at 7:30 PM the first Tuesday of every month, unless the first Tuesday is on a national holiday. Prospective club members and guests are welcome to attend. You must attend a club meeting and fill out a membership application to join the club.
Santa Cruz Archers Mission
The club was founded May 10, 1968. The purpose of the Santa Cruz Archers is to foster, expand and perpetuate the practice of field and target archery and the spirit of good fellowship among all archers. To that end, we sponsor various archery events throughout the year and host regular "Introduction to Archery" classes.
Our range is located among the oak and redwood trees of the DeLaveaga recreational area, in Santa Cruz, California. See our Directions page for maps leading to our archery range.
When you visit our range, park in the lot then walk up the road beyond the split-rail fence. The block building at the end of the road is our club house and NFAA Certified indoor range, a few feet past the indoor range is our practice area. Our NFAA Certified outdoor range rambles through the redwoods and oaks beyond the practice range.
The SCA range is open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays, from noon to 4:00PM. Please see our "Calendar," "Learn Archery" and "Directions" pages for more information about our activities and how to find us.
The range includes an indoor range, an outdoor sighting/practice range and a field range with 2 loops. On the field range, children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Please see our guidelines for information on using the field range.
The club hosts a variety of events, including regular indoor and outdoor
club shoots and indoor and outdoor novelty shoots.
VR movie of the practice area
Please read SCAN, the Santa Cruz Archers Newsletter for a glimpse into the activities at the club.
Our newsletter archive can be found at SCAN Archive.
Waivers, Membership, Rules, Gates and Keys
A "Waiver, Release of Liability and Hold Harmless" agreement is required to participate in activities or to be a spectator at the archery range. Please click the link, print, fill out, sign and date the document and bring it with you the first time you come to the range.
Membership terms are January 1st through December 31st and memberships must be renewed annually.
Membership Applications and Membership Renewal applications are now available online. If you are renewing your membership, the forms can be printed, filled out and dropped in our renewal box at the range. Please do not include cash!
If you are a prospective new member, bring your completed application to a club meeting.
Annual Membership Dues:
(Requires 16 hours
per year club work)
(May not have range keys, must
shoot as "Guest" at tournaments)
The archery range is a City of Santa Cruz, Parks and Recreation Department, Public Park and all city park rules apply. The locked gate is operated by the city, the park rangers and city maintenance personnel. While the gates may be left open briefly during the hours the range is closed, you must use caution to ensure your vehicle is not locked in when a key holder leaves and locks the gates.
Santa Cruz Archery Club, a.k.a. "Santa Cruz Archers" pays for, builds and maintains all aspects of the archery range through membership dues, fund raiser events, donations and snack sales. The City of Santa Cruz maintains the entry road and parking lot. Please contact one of our officers if you have questions, suggestions or you wish to help.
Santa Cruz Archers operations are based on our constitution. Club members are encouraged to read and understand the constitution, its by-laws and standing rules and to refer back to them when procedural details are in question. If you find problems with the document click this link and forward your corrections or suggestions to us, we will review them with the Board of Directors and the membership. Our policies, referenced in our standing rules, can be reviewed on our policy page.
If you are a current club member and wish to request range keys, please review the Santa Cruz Archers Key Policy, then print, read, fill out and sign the Santa Cruz Archers Key Agreement and bring it with you to a club meeting.
All materials on this site are copyright 2004-2013 Santa Cruz Archers.
This page's content was revised on January 2, 2013 by Henry Bertram.
This site's last major functional revision was on March 23, 2010 by Sergey Gorbatov.
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