60-Minute Archery-Lesson Packages with Gear Rental for One or Two at Deer Creek Archery in Churchville (Up to 59% Off)

3, Bel Air

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Expert instructors lead fledgling archers through 60-minute lesson on proper form & technique in 8,000 sq. ft. indoor shooting arena

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Archery helps maintain nature’s balance—hunters wield bows to keep deer populations in check, while Cupid’s arrows make deer fall in love. Keep the circle of life moving with today’s Groupon to Deer Creek Archery in Churchville. Choose between the following options:

  • For $35, you get an archery package for one (an $80 total value), which includes:
  • A 60-minute archery lesson with shooting session (a $50 value)
  • Equipment rental (a $30 value)<p>

  • For $45, you get an archery package for two (a $110 total value), which includes:
  • A 60-minute archery lesson with shooting session for two (a $50 value)
  • Equipment rental for two (a $60 value)

Deer Creek Archery outfits fledgling archers with the skills and equipment to take expert aim year-round inside the facility’s 8,000-square-foot indoor shooting range. During 60-minute lessons, arrow aces lead pupils through the basics of form, technique, proper equipment use, aim, release, and secret hunter’s handshakes. Learned students then take aim at a variety of 2-D, 3-D, still, and moving targets inside the shooting arena. Archers keep their own scores, letting duos freely compete for most accurate distance shot, least amount of bull’s-eyes, or best Ted Nugent impersonation.

Deer Creek Archery

The old warehouse didn't seem ideal to house much of anything, but the rent was cheap once George Bennett offered to make all his own renovations. Drawing from a background as a builder, he created his own architectural plans, and he and a friend set to work on construction. For months, George arrived early in the morning to demolish old partitions and install lighting and windows. As the transformation neared its finish, the pair mounted new walls, spread mulch floor covering, and set up targets and quivers in the 8,000-square-foot archery range. George invited the National Shooting Sports Foundation to examine his facilities and received a four-star rating.

Now, more than a decade later, arrows sing through the air, slipping percussively into three types of targets. The targets sprout up from a tree-dotted floor under rustic wooden rafters along the indoor range that spans 45 yards while computer-controlled moving targets in the form of three-dimensional deer, beavers, and wolves trot across the range. Additional animal targets positioned closer to the shooter's area allow traditional longbow and recurve bow users to test their marksmanship. A dedicated indoor crossbow range lurks in the back and an Archery-Tag range invites visitors to engage in a new twist on paintball as they wage battle on each other with string bows slinging foam-tipped arrows.

Special events can be held in the facility's party room, which is equipped with AC, heat, a fridge, and a range monitor to keep guests apprised of the happenings outside. To prepare for successful shooting sessions, the pro shop offers all manner of equipment repair and the chance for visitors to peruse racks of compound bows from the Mathews series as well as Mission gear and Matthews Officially Licensed Products. The shop also has quivers brimming with Carbon Tech arrows, and George and his staff make other arrows by hand, which George sometimes inscribes with Deer Creek's logo with the care of a painter autographing his children.

Customer Reviews

Great staff! Eager to assist, and very friendly! Knowledgeable of their products! They can help even the novice archer. Always willing to help give advice! If you want to get into archery, Deer Creek is the way to go!
Ben C. · 18 hours ago
surprisingly fun and exhausting.
Ryan · January 1, 2017
Had a wonderful date with my fiancé at the range, and enjoyed it so much that we did a group evening. So much fun!
Beth K. · December 21, 2016
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    3, Bel Air

    3021 Churchville Rd

    Churchville, MD 21028


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