ATA Makes Learning Child’s Play

ATA Staff September 12, 2012

NEW ULM, Minn. - The Archery Trade Association is offering a new way to get kids interested in wildlife and the outdoors: The White's Tale. This new board game challenges players age 8 and up to thrive as a white-tailed deer by taking advantage of the environment and avoiding perils unique to each of nature's four seasons. "In the game, players are white-tailed deer, trying to survive and raise fawns," says Emily Beach, ATA curriculum and education manager. "It's educational…

Explore Bowhunting program aims to get Oklahoma kids back outside

ATA Staff September 8, 2010

The ATA offered Oklahoma's first Explore Bowhunting workshop on this summer at the Sycamore Springs Ranch in Locust Grove. Ten schoolteachers and four stage agency employees participated. “Each one of those participants will now play an important role in helping more young people become involved in the outdoors by instructing them in the sport of archery,” said Emily Beach, manager of education and research for the ATA. Explore Bowhunting workshops familiarize adult educators with…

Explore Bowhunting Program Aims to Get Kids Back Outside

ATA Staff August 10, 2010

Like countless others, Emily Beach and Mary Emmons are bothered by what they see. Or, more precisely, what they don't see. What they don't see is today's youth enjoying the outdoors at the same levels as previous generations, a downward trend that has prevailed for at least a decade. Beach and Emmons believe an Archery Trade Association (ATA) program known as Explore Bowhunting can help counter that trend. Beach, manager of education and research for the ATA, an international trade association…

Explore Bowhunting Receives Funding

ATA Staff October 5, 2009

ATA Receives Funding, Set to Launch Explore Bowhunting NEW ULM, Minn. — For those young people — the vast majority of America’s youth — who have never walked the woods during an early morning hunt, spotted the tracks of a white-tailed deer or heard the calls of a wild turkey, there is a hands-on, educational program known as Explore Bowhunting set to introduce outdoor experiences like these. The curriculum will reach students early next year thanks in part to $267,000 recently…

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