The popularity of archery among children is growing. It is featured in in movies such as the Disney/Pixar animated film Brave, the superhero blockbuster The Avengers, and the smash hit, The Hunger Games.
So, the Bayside YMCA in Barrington will offer archery clinics for children 6 and older this Saturday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.The clinics will offer a free introduction to this sport.
The free clinic will include training in archery equipment, rules of the game, how to shoot a bow and arrow, safety, and target practice, said Hugh Minor, spokesman for the Greater Providence YMCA.
The archery clinics are led by certified YMCA instructors.
The Y offers archery programs all summer long at day camps throughout the area for children wanting to gain even more experience. The clinics are free and open to the public.