We are a very friendly club and always welcome new members. We shoot most disciplines of archery, including longbow, recurve, and compound bows.
Shooting all distances up to 100 yards, our outdoor range is on the sports field in the beautiful setting of Wootton Courtenay.
We run a number of tasters and beginners courses throughout the year; to find more information on this or any other subject please go to the enquiries page.
West Somerset Company of Archers
This gives potential new members a chance to see what we provide, to try archery and check out our facilities,
and to see if our club is what they are looking for. Beginners are loaned all necessary equipment and coaching is provided.
After the taster session you can if you wish book a beginners course.
Archery is a sport enjoyed by people of all ages. You do not need any previous experience to take part in a beginner's course.
All the equipment you need is provided; the cost of the course is £30 for seniors and £10 for juniors Please note we do not coach juniors under 9 Each course consists of six two-hour sessions. After completing the course you may join the club if you wish.
Parents and guardians of juniors under the age of 16 must remain in attendance. This is an Archery GB requirement.
.Please see the price list below for yearly membership.
This price includes Membership to our club. Membership to Archery GB the governing body for archery in the UK, this also covers insurance.
Seniors £84.00 Seniors 18 to 24 £43.00 Disabled Archers £24.50 Juniors £29.50
Cost of Shooting for the year
GNAS GWAS SCAA CLUB TOTAL
Senior 25 and above £47.00 £6.00 £6.00 £25.00 £84.00
Senior 18 to 24. £12.00 £3.00 £3.00 £25.00 £43.00
Junior Archer. £12.00 £2.00 £3.00 £12.50 £29.50
Disabled Archer. £12.00 £0.00 £0.00 £12.50 £24.50
Accounts Auditor John Paterson
Child Protection /Welfare Jon Cox
Coaching Co-ordinator Geoff Gilbert
Coach Peter Bright
Chair Person Phillip Briggs
Equipment Officer Peter Bright
Event Organiser Liz Scribbans
Facebook Manager Phillip Briggs
First Aid Officer Jon Cox
Public Relations Jim Clulee
Range Captain Peter Bright
Range Lieutenants Michael Saunders Records Officer Geoff Gilbert
Secretary Nicola Phillips
Treasurer Peter Bright
Web Site editor Jim Clulee
The club was formed in 1955. The very first arrow was shot by Bert Oram, the reigning English Champion.