Intro to Archery right on target at Elkford’s Winter in the Wild weekend

Elizabeth Leberge is all smiles after popping a prize balloon and winning a fishing rod and reel combo at the Elkford Rod and Gun Club’s Intro to Archery at Elkford’s Winter in the Wild weekend. (Dylan Forsyth / Elkford Rod and Gun Club)Elizabeth Leberge is all smiles after popping a prize balloon and winning a fishing rod and reel combo at the Elkford Rod and Gun Club’s Intro to Archery at Elkford’s Winter in the Wild weekend. (Dylan Forsyth / Elkford Rod and Gun Club)
Alex Wilson was another prize balloon fishing rod and reel winner. (Dylan Forsyth / Elkford Rod and Gun Club)Alex Wilson was another prize balloon fishing rod and reel winner. (Dylan Forsyth / Elkford Rod and Gun Club)
Club Volunteer Terry Anonson assisting one of the younger archers. (Dylan Forsyth / Elkford Rod and Gun Club)Club Volunteer Terry Anonson assisting one of the younger archers. (Dylan Forsyth / Elkford Rod and Gun Club)
All youth participants were entered in for the chance at a $500 gift certificate to Kootenay Archery. Rebecca Streeter is very excited at the thought of her very own archery equipment after being our lucky winner. (Dylan Forsyth / Elkford Rod and Gun Club)All youth participants were entered in for the chance at a $500 gift certificate to Kootenay Archery. Rebecca Streeter is very excited at the thought of her very own archery equipment after being our lucky winner. (Dylan Forsyth / Elkford Rod and Gun Club)

INTRO TO ARCHERY: The Elkford Rod and Gun Club held an Intro to Archery Day on Saturday as part of Elkford’s Winter in the Wild weekend over February 18 and 19.

According to Elkford Rod and Gun Club vice president Dylan Forsyth, the three-hour event was a huge success, with 105 participants, including 84 youth.

All youth that came out to give it a try were entered for prizes, and one walked away with a gift certificate for $500 to Kootenay Archery. (All images courtesy of Dylan Forsyth / Elkford Rod and Gun Club)

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