Media Contact:
Miami-Dade 4-H Agent Jeramy A. Smith
antwan2014@ufl.edu
305-769-4050 ext. 2#

UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County 4-H Youth Development "Archery Program" coming to Amelia Earhart Park

MIAMI (January 06, 2016)

Beginning Saturday, January 23, 2016, Miami-Dade County 4-H will be conducting a five-week archery program at Amelia Earhart Park in Hialeah to teach youth, ages 8-18, about physics and the art of archery. In addition, they will learn life skills such as focus, responsibility and respect.  

See program details, including registration requirements and schedule below. For more information, contact 4-H Agent Jeramy A. Smith at antwan2014@ufl.edu or 305-769-4050, Ext. 2#.

4-H Archery Program at Amelia Earhart Park 

Location:  401 E. 65th St., Hialeah (North end of soccer fields, by the lake)

Time:   9:30-11:30 a.m.

Cost:   $40

Limit: 15 students

Registration requirements: 

Youth must be ages 8-18 and sign up as a 4-H member here and register for the class here

Schedule: 

Week 1 – Saturday, January 23, Equipment, Safety, Commands & Shooting Form

Week 2 – Saturday, January 30, Instinctive Shooting w/a High Anchor

Week 3 – Saturday, February 6, STEM: Physics of Archery & Experiments

Week 4 – Saturday, February 20, Shooting with Sights

Week 5 – Saturday, February 27, Team Archery Competition

About 4-H Youth

4-H Youth is the nation’s largest youth development organization. More than 230,000 members in the State of Florida help to make up the community of more than 6.5 million young people across America. 4-H is a non-formal, practical educational program for youth. Florida 4-H is the youth development program of Florida Cooperative Extension, a part of the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department and the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Miami-Dade Parks is supported by the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade and focused on Placemaking, Health and Fitness, and Conservation and Stewardship.