UGA Extension Office

S.A.F.E. JOAD Archery Team

Our Archery Program is currently on hold. If you would like to serve as a coach for
The Washington County 4-H Archery Program please contact us at 478-552-2011.

What is JOAD Archery?

4-H Archery/JOAD is a Georgia 4-H Project S.A.F.E sport. Project S.A.F.E. stands for Shooting Awareness, Fun and Education. JOAD stands for Junior Olympic Archery Development.

What will JOAD Archery participants learn?

During meeting times participants will learn the fundamentals of archery and work on the skills needed to do well in the shooting sport. Participants will also learn the importance of safety in the shooting sport. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in the State Archery Match in the Spring.

Who can participate?

Any youth, 4th - 12th grade, may join.

Where and When does the Washington County 4-H JOAD Archery Team meet?

The Washington County 4-H JOAD Archery Team meets twice a month beginning in October and running through April. They generally meet every other Sunday afternoon between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Washington County Agricultural Center on Grady Mertz Road in Tennille, Georgia.  


How much does it cost?

There is no charge for membership. Optional activities may have a nominal charge. You also do not need your own equipment. Equipment is provided.

What about parents?

Parents are an important part of 4-H Archery/JOAD activities and are always welcome. We also strongly encourage parents to consider becoming a 4-H Volunteer.

Volunteer S.A.F.E. Coach Information

To learn more about becoming a Certified Volunteer S.A.F.E. Coach visit our S.A.F.E. Coach/Volunteer page.

Online registration for each event will open 4-5 weeks before each training session. Adult leaders interested in attending the training must register through the county Extension office.

Additional Information

For more information about The Washington County 4-H S.A.F.E. JOAD Archery Program or other Washington County 4-H Youth Development Programs, contact Cindy Sheram.

For more information about Project S.A.F.E. (Shooting Awareness, Fun and Education) visit Georgia 4-H Project S.A.F.E.




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