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 also have an indoor range for the winter at Butlins in Minehead (SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE)
We run a number of 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
Please note we now run taster sessions.
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.
Parents and guardians of juniors under the age of 16 must remain in attendance. This is an Archery GB requirement.
Each course consists of six two-hour sessions. After completing the course you may join the club if you wish.
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
Chair Jim Clulee
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 Tracy Morgan
Coaching Co-ordinator Geoff Gilbert
Coach Peter Bright
Chair Person Jim Clulee
Equipment Officer Peter Bright
Event Organiser Patrick Scribbans
Facebook Manager Toya Humphries
First Aid Officer David Croucher
Public Relations Jim Clulee
Range Captain Peter Bright
Range Lieutenants Michael Saunders Records Officer Geoff Gilbert
Secretary Simon Booth
Treasurer Peter Bright
Web Site Management Geoff Golbert
The club was formed in 1955. The very first arrow was shot by Bert Oram, the reigning English Champion.