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Archery Lessons at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

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    Did you know that Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground offers archery lessons on its lengthy menu of recreational programs?

    Be Brave and discover your inner Merida with an archery Lesson at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground at Walt Disney World Resort. In 2012, the time-honored sport of archery has made a comeback, there have been several silver-screen blockbusters have featured skilled archers (including the newest Disney•Pixar hit “Brave,” with Princess Merida). Add to that mix the archery competition at this year’s Olympic Games, and it seems the bow and arrow have made a big comeback.

    Take a look at this short video:

    [video=youtube;FG1wba-lFU0]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FG1wba-lFU0&hd=1[/video] ​

    The resort’s archery instructors introduce you to the sport, teaching you safety and the basic skills you need before letting you try to nail the bullseye yourself. And one of the best things? You won’t have to worry about Harris, Hubert or Hamish pocketing any pastries while you’re enjoying your lesson.
     
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    Well you may just find me over there then!
     
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    When I read it I immediately thought of you :D
     
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    Lord help us lol
     
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    We did this about three years back and thoroughly enjoyed it. The last round is made into a competition and I am proud to say that I won - in a group of myself and 5 men.

    I won a Star Wars Monopoly set :lol:

    You do have to be careful though as there was another lady in the group to start with and she bruised her arm quite badly on the cord as she let go of the arrow.
     
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    What :D I thought you might like it too, you could pretend to be Merida :wink: :lol:
     
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    Well if Caitlin and I both do it greater chance of winning...not that I'm competitive :anxious:
     
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    I haven't done archery since I was a Boy Scout. This might be fun. I'm assuming they provide all of the necessary equipment.
     
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    :yes: they do indeed
     
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    They give out prizes too? Well then.....that is settled!
     
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    Make sure you take someone with you to take photos please :D
     
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    Well of course! I need someone to record my awesomeness!!
     
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    very very nice video. karla
     

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