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National Archery in the Schools Program

National Archery in the Schools Program

New Jersey Fish and Game

New Jersey Fish and Game

Trenton, NJ --(Ammoland.com)- State National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Participants Excel At National Tournament.

Six New Jersey schools sent 63 archers to Louisville, Kentucky, last week to compete in the NASP National Tournament.

The schools participate in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) which teaches international-style target archery in 4th-12th grades and is sponsored by the NJDEP Division of Fish and Wildlife.

For more information about the tournament results, including how the NJ schools placed and which schools participated, visit http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/news/2014/nasp_results14.htm on the Division’s website.

For more information on NASP in New Jersey, visit http://www.njfishandwildlife.com/nasp.htm , also on the Division’s website.

MORE ABOUT NASP
The National Archery in the Schools Program is an in-school archery curriculum that meets all education department standards. Only schools that are certified in NASP through the Georgia DNR are qualified to compete in the Georgia tournament. Schools in more than 100 counties in Georgia are NASP-certified.

The program promotes instruction in international-style target archery to improve educational performance and participation in shooting sports. Research has shown that the program, administered through a minimum two-week course during the school year, improves class attendance and behavior. NASP universal-fit bows make it possible for students of all sizes and genders to succeed in archery while raising self-esteem levels and improving hand-eye coordination during physical activity.

NASP is taught in 47 states and 10 countries. To date, more than 12 million students have gone through the program.

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