Work Day – April 21st

Mark your calendars, We are going to have a club work day on April 21st.
Please come out and help us change out the bales on the sight in, CSD range, and target 20. We will start at 9am. Bring work gloves if you have them.
See you there,

Greg Landon
Range Manager

North American 3D Shoot

El Dorado Hills Bowmen Annual North American 3D Shoot

Sunday March 4th Registration 7:00am – 8:30am   Shoot starts at 9:00am
28 3D Targets, Marked Yardage 3 Arrows / Scoring 11-10-08


– Awards through 3rd Place to Highest in Class
– NFAA / CBH-SAA Handicap Card Required (or Shoot Guest Class)
– Guests are Welcome to Shoot Guest Class
– Drawing Opportunities for Prizes

Entry Fee:

Adult $22, Couples $32, Family $36, YA / Youth $10, Pee Wee $5, All Non CBH/NFAA Adults add $5.

Coffee, Donuts, Hot Lunch, Snacks & Beverages will be available for purchase at the Clubhouse.

For additional details send us a message or email Bill Peterson (President) at or James Myers (Vice President of Events) at

Int’l Sportsman’s Expostion – Volunteers Needed!

The International Sportsman’s Exposition returns to Sacramento January 18th – 21st and EDH Bowmen members have a chance to volunteer and attend for free on Sunday, January 21st.

A free youth archery shoot booth is set up at the Exposition and is operated by volunteers from all of the local archery clubs.  The EDH Bowmen have been assigned to the booth on Sunday, January 21, from 10am to 2pm.  While it takes 9 volunteers to operate the booth, we hope to have 20+ volunteers so members can rotate between the tasks and take a break to tour the EXPO.

As a volunteer, your free pass with be waiting for you under your name at the main gate on Sunday morning.  Parking is $10 per vehicle but save your parking receipt and you will be reimbursed.

The tasks are: one-on-one safety instructors, balloon inflators, gatekeepers and waiver sign ins. Volunteers of all skill levels are sought. This is a great opportunity to see young faces light up and make new friends in the club.

To volunteer and get your name on the free pass list, e-mail Bill Peterson at:

New Years Celebration Dinner 2018

The El Dorado Hills Bowmen Officers and Board of Directors invite you to our annual “Welcome in the New Year” dinner. This year’s event will be held at: American River Grange Hall in Rancho Cordova  This annual event is a great opportunity to enjoy a delicious dinner, meet fellow members, discuss upcoming events and participate in special recognition ceremonies.

Date:   Saturday January 13th 2018
Time:   6:00 P.M. Social Hour + Dinner 7:00 P.M.
Place:  American River Grange Hall, Rancho Cordova (See link below for directions and menu)
Price:   0 – 5          FREE
6 –  12 years         $14.00
13 years & over   $20.00
RSVP:   By 1/8/18

Please RSVP via email to Glenda Chastain at or via phone at  916-206-7170

Payments can be made in advance by mailing a check to the address below. Please include the bottom portion of the “Formal Invitation” form with your payment (link below). This year we will also be accepting payments at the door if needed. If you plan to pay at the door please RSVP to Glenda before 1/8/18 so we can plan accordingly. We will not be accepting Walk Ins for this event.

Glenda Chastain
10856 Alandale Way
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Formal Invitation and Menu Link:

Halloween Fun Shoot & Gear Swap

Join us at the El Dorado Hills Archery Range on Sunday 10/29 from 10am – 2pm for a Halloween Celebration with holiday theme targets, zombie fun shoot, lunch, treats and fun.

We will also hold a Gear Swap and Sell for anyone interested in selling or trading archery related equipment at 1:00pm.

See our Facebook Page for more information.

This is a FREE event and EVERYONE is welcome to attend!!!

Reduce Your Membership Dues!

Would you like to reduce your membership dues for next year?  The deadline for completing club workdays is October 31, 2017. 

While there are many individual tasks that need to be completed on the range, there will be very few formal workdays between now and the deadline. Therefore, consider asking for an individual task which you can complete at your convenience to receive workday credits.

We have a list of tasks posted on the Bowmen’s Clubhouse wall, including post holes which need to be dug, signs to erect, target enclosures to be painted, and carpentry work on twenty target enclosures.

Contact Bill Peterson for details @

If you plan to earn credit towards next year’s dues, don’t put it off until it is too late or the work plan for this year is done.

Daily Work Days starting June 5th

In preparation for our Olympic Day/ Community Archery Day on Saturday June 24, there will be members working on the range every weekday morning starting on Monday June 5th at 8:00AM.

During this time members will be assigned to work various tasks, including carpentry work, painting,  weed-eating, etc.  Members are encouraged to stop by anytime at any time after 8AM; task lists will be posted on the club house metal wall.

We expect a large public turnout of first time visitors and TV coverage for the Olympic Day Event.  We want the range looking it’s best.  We hope you can join us.

Instructor Training – June 10th, July 23rd, August 13th!

Archery Instructor Training – EDH Bowmen Range and Clubhouse
Want to learn to become a USA Archery certified instructor?  This may be your opportunity.  EDH Bowmen is hosting three Level 1 USA Archery Instructor Certification Courses.   The course is open to youth and adults ages 15+, space is limited, reservations are REQUIRED.

Registration Flyer:   Level 1 Certification Training Flyer

For more information and to reserve your sport, contact Deborah at

Public:  Range is open, but please do not disturb the class while they are in the clubhouse and on the Range. Thank-you for your cooperation!

Members: As a member benefit, this course is available to members at a significantly reduced rate. Space is limited.  Please contact James Myers for details at

Work Party – June 17th!

Club Members Notice: Work Party – June 17th, 8AM – Noon.

We need your help! EDH Bowmen is hosting the USA Olympic Archery Day on June 24th! We expect to have a large public turnout and we need to ensure the range is in tip-top shape. Volunteers are needed to assist with landscaping maintenance, changing targets, some painting, etc. The main focus will be all targets on the range, including the sight-in range and the practice targets near the clubhouse where most of the activity will be held. Please plan to help!

Please note the range will be closed to the public during the work party hours. Thank-you for your cooperation!

EDH Bowmen Olympic Day – June 24th

In a proud partnership with the USA Olympic Committee, El Dorado Hills Bowmen presents our first annual Community Archery Day, an Official USA Olympic Day!
Ages: All Ages Welcome.    
Cost: FREE.    
No equipment or experience necessary.

Have you ever wondered what goes on on the big hillside near the painted rocks in El Dorado Hills?  That big hillside is a premier archery range, right here in your community.  Come join the El Dorado Hills Bowmen club on the range for an EDH Community Archery Day to find out what it is all about.  You can try your hand at Archery with one of our fun games, learn more about the sport of archery and this great facility right here in your community, and meet a USA Olympian!