Arrows bow will help stretch out the distance in a certain sports items match accuracy for archery. 1 million years ago, far away in the Stone Age, humans have invented the bow and arrow to hunt fish. After a very long time, bow and arrow is one of the weapons used in war are people like bow and arrow as a sports project survived.
SC Archery in the Schools Newsletter Archery/Take One Make One Hunt Issue 3 Vol. 4 The Department of Natural Resources Education section has been able to October 15, 2010 successfully merge two of their most popular programs. The Take One Make One Program (TOMO) had a hunt featuring Welcome Back Teachers Archery in the Schools students. “The TOMO Program provides more than 30 Well it is time for another exciting year of different hunts a year but has only talked Archery. Many of you have already started about an archery only hunt until now,“ says your Archery unit yet some are still waiting Lynwood Kearse (TOMO Coordinator). for equipment. The SC Archery in the The TOMO program was the brainchild of Schools program is growing fast. We added current South Carolina Department of 35 new schools in 2009-2010. As a result Natural Resources (DNR) Director John South Carolina was awarded two plaques at Frampton. After a year of development, the the State Coordinators Conference last May. program was implemented in the summer of We are one of 20 other states that surpassed 2000. the 100 schools mark. Additionally, with a total of 176 public and private schools we were recognized for 10% of the total schools of SC in participation. Thank you! Teachers, Coaches and Administrators. Virtual Tournament Yes, we will have a virtual tournament this year in 2011. This year each Coach will be able to submit their scores to the NASP website starting on Jan. 10, 2011 – Feb. 18, 2011. Back in April DNR officials invited first place team Coaches to discuss several TOMO is an innovative approach to issues concerning the Virtual and State introducing and re-introducing the youth and tournaments. One result of that meeting is families of South Carolina to hunting, that now your scores must be verified by a fishing, and shooting sports, and other DNR official, a coach from another school outdoor recreation. The program has the or an Administrator. More information ultimate goal of halting the local and about the changes will be sent out by mid- national downward trend in participation in December. these activities. TOMO is designed to teach 1|Page students about the total outdoor experience, World Tournament and to increase their awareness of the value of wildlife and the natural environment by We had two teams and several individuals encouraging experienced adults to “pass on” from South Carolina to compete at the traditional outdoor skills. TOMO NASP World Tournament in Florida emphasizes teaching background October 8th and 9th 2010. There were overall knowledge, skills, safety considerations, 974 participants from 21 states and 4 responsible behavior, conservation-related countries at this Tournament. In the team issues, and character education. standings Midland Valley High (Aiken) placed 7th out of 12 teams and Blaney “After the overwhelming turnout at the last Elementary (Kershaw) placed 6th out of 11 Archery in the Schools State Tournament teams. There were also a few individuals (over 450 archers) our staff knew it was time from Georgetown Middle School that to make the transition” says Lt. John “Billy” participated in the tournament. Downer II. This hunt would not have been a success without David Shull president of the Andrew Atkinson the Midland Valley team Bowhunters of South Carolina and his captain finished 1st place in the world in the high school male division and 3rd place in the members who acted as guides for the world in the overall. students. Seven students from Georgetown Middle, Mid-Carolina High (Newberry Co.) In 2008 Ms. Giampietro started an Archery and Burgess Middle School (Horry Co.) club at Burgess Elementary school. Last participated in the hunt. The four girls and year Savannah Futrell decided she would three boys hunted using two crossbows, four like to join the club Savannah was 10 at the compound bows and one traditional bow. time and had never shot a bow and arrow. Tom Jeffery from Jeffery Archery fitted She competed in the Burgess Tournament in each archer with a bow as the staff of our February and placed 4th which allowed her hosts at Millaree hunt club prepared a lunch and 4 team mates to compete in the SC State for all. “This hunt is one of the greatest Tournament in March 2010. Savannah ideas by DNR to fill our ranks with more placed 3rd there and was on her way to hunters and fisherman,” says Tom Jeffery. compete in the National Tournament in Kentucky where she placed 5th. After the Although no game was harvested on this Nationals she was eligible to compete in the particular hunt several of the archers came 2010 World Tournament in Florida in back with a story they could tell in school on October. Monday. Each archer was able to enjoy the sights and sounds of the outdoors which supports our departmental theme “Life is Better Outdoors”. (For more information on similar opportunities please contact Lynwood Kearse @ KearseL@dnr.sc.gov) 2|Page make the best use of equipment and manpower. For more information about this tournament please contact Sgt. Kim Leverich @ (LeverichK@dnr.sc.gov) Tournament Format Changes Those of you who have attended the Nationals may know that the format for competition has changed. First of all shooter within a flight will complete the 3 ends at 10 meters and 15 meters before their team mates can shoot. For example, if you Savannah is now ranked 3rd in the World in have a team of 21 archers. 10 would be in the 4th grade girls division. She has her eye flight 1 and 11 would be in flight 2. Flight 1 on the tournaments scheduled for this year would shoot 3 ends of five arrows from the and is looking at taking 1st place. Savannah 10 meters and then from the 15 meters. hopes this big win will spark a greater (This should take one hour). A 15 min interest in Archery for the girls in her intermission will usher in the 2nd flight. school. (second half of the team) Horry County Archery The State Tournament will be held on Tournament Feb. 5, 2011 March 24, 2011 for Elementary Schools and March 25, 2011 for Middle and High Horry County Schools and the Sandunes Schools. Archery Club will be sponsoring a The National Tournament will be in countywide tournament. This tournament Louisville, Kentucky on May 13 & 14, will meet the Virtual tournament 2011. requirement that each school must complete in order to qualify for the State tournament Last Basic Instructor Training of the year in March 2011. The tournament will be held will be held on December 11, 2010 at on Saturday February 5, 2011 at the Burgess Waccamaw Middle School in Elementary School gymnasium. Any NASP Georgetown County. Please contact school in Horry County will be able to Sgt. Leverich at LeverichK@dnr.sc.gov participate. We are pleased to have or 843-870-5574 for registration and Volunteers from the Sandunes Archery Club additional information. to assist. Sandunes will also have a booth set up with information about other youth EQUIPMENT and family target shoots sponsored by their Easton is now producing another colored club. We encourage schools within a district NASP arrow for tournament use. In to combine virtual tournaments in order to addition to the blue shaft NASP arrow there 3|Page will also be a gold (rust) colored arrow. Aiken Elem. -Todd Moore, Lori Secrist Both are acceptable. You will not need to Ridge-Spring Monetta - John Bundrick purchase them but they will make scoring Mark Rogers North Aiken – Alma Finnie easier for tournaments. The two will be SCDNR – Jim Edwards used in the State and National Tournaments. Georgetown Training New Schools and Teachers to the Program Carvers Bay High-Daniel Howard Marion County Technical Ed. Ctr.-Rupert Smith Laurens Training III, Linwood Chestnut J.V. Martin-Shirley Carter Chapin Elementary – April Carnes Macedonia Middle – Susan Hill Covenant Christian School- Gary Collier Waccamaw Middle-William Dwyer Gray Court – William Wilcox Jr., Suzanne Fay, Georgetown Middle- Justin Johnson, Dana Jerry Poole Edwards E.B. Morse Elem. – Andre Lytes St. James Middle-Samantha Anken Ford Elem. – Kris Krystyniak Socastee High-Sarah Ray Laurens Middle/Elem. – Chris Johnson, Laralynn Haut Gap Middle-Jeffrey Fain Harlen St. Andrews Middle-Matthew Mason Laurence Manning Academy – Maria Rowland Manning High – Frank Ladson Union County Camp Fellowship- Kevin Cartee Blythewood High – William Ely, Ruth Dennis Robert E. Lee Academy- Brian Scott, Jessica Guarneri, Darren Griggs Hampton Park Christian Academy - Beau Asire Jeremy McMorris Holly Hill Roberts- Christopher Glover Jonesville Elem./Middle – Rachael Brewington Union Christian Academy – Preston Bennett, Alice Riddle North Central Middle- Rebecca Greenway Palmetto Independent Educators-Vickie Boyd, Paul May Teachers prepare to shoot as if they were in a wheel Reminder: The surveys are sent to you in chair. April. Completion of this short survey is a condition of your agreement as well as giving Aiken Training our Department vital information about the Aiken Performing Arts Cecil Atchley program. Belvedere Elem. Linda Dukett JD Lever Elementary Mark Bolton Silver Bluff High Kim Kirk South Aiken Kristen Holmes 4|Page
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