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The Missouri National Archery in the School (MoNASP) program provides great opportunities for middle school and high school students to acquire skills and self-confidence. The Missouri Department of Conservation will hold a class for teachers interested in becoming MoNASP instructors will be held Feb. 14 at Republic High School.

MDC invites teachers to Feb. 14 archery instructor training in Republic

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Jan 14, 2020

REPUBLIC, Mo. – Teachers interested in becoming archery instructors at their schools or teachers interested in taking their school’s archery program to the next level will have an opportunity to receive free training from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) in Republic.

On Feb. 14, MDC staff will hold a Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program (MoNASP) basic archery instructor training class at Republic High School, 4370 Repmo Drive. This free one-day event will be from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. This free training class is meant for teachers interested in incorporating MoNASP instruction into their school’s curriculum. Individuals can register for this class at

Basic archery instructor training is required for schools to participate in MoNASP and to qualify for related grant money. MoNASP programs must be a part of a school’s curriculum for at least two weeks to qualify that school for regional, state, national and international National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) competitions.

MoNASP is administrated by MDC and is the Missouri branch of NASP, a national program that uses archery to boost students’ physical dexterity and self-confidence. Participants also learn an activity they can enjoy for the rest of their lives in the form of recreational target shooting or bow hunting. People can get more information about upcoming MoNASP events in southwest Missouri by e-mailing at MDC’s Southwest Regional Office or by calling 417-895-6881, ext. 1644. MoNASP information can also be found only at

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