The Colorado Archery in the Schools Program (CASP) promotes student interest and skills development in outdoor recreation activities by training educators to incorporate Olympic-style target archery into the Physical Education curriculum.
Already a Basic Archery Instructor?
If you are already a basic archery instructor (BAI) certified educator and looking for program information and resources, see the Basic Archery Instructor Resources page.
Stay Up-to-Date on CASP Events
Join the CASP mailing list to stay up-to-date about trainings, grants and tournaments.
CASP accomplishes this by:
Offering new program grant opportunities for schools to start their archery programs and maintenance grants for schools currently in the program.
Developing mutually-beneficial partnerships between schools, teachers, students, community groups and Colorado Parks and Wildlife staff;
Providing Colorado teachers with professional, high-quality archery instruction skills and lesson plans to teach archery to their students;
The Colorado Archery in the Schools Program is an affiliate of the
National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP®). NASP® is designed to teach Olympic Archery Development-style Target Archery during 4th grade though high school Physical and/or Outdoor Education classes.
This program is for Colorado licensed teachers who teach physical education and want to incorporate an archery unit into their school curriculum. Core content covers range setup, safety, teaching techniques, equipment, mental concentration and self-improvement. The
Colorado Archery in the Schools Program meets many Colorado Academic Standards in Physical Education in 5th grade – high school.
The Colorado Archery in the Schools Program is for during school archery instruction only. If you are interested in teaching archery in other settings (including after school programs) please visit the
Archery Trade Association or USA Archery.
Does the Colorado Archery in the Schools Program sounds right for your school?
If it does, see the Starting an Archery Program at Your School page to get started.