Northern Virginia Archers

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Benefits of club membership

Interested in joining? Have questions? Contact our email membership chair and take a tour of our facilities! All prospective members must attend a membership orientation and a monthly club meeting. Our meetings are open to everyone; no RSVP or sign-up is required.

Please print and fill out a attachment membership application and attachment liability waiver and bring them with you to the membership orientation along with your annual dues. We accept cash, checks or credit cards.

Our members have unlimited annual access to more than 71 acres of prime Virginia land next to Fountainhead Regional Park. We have seven functional ranges.

Our 3-D range is 1.5 miles long and boasts 30 individual Rinehart targets, and our field range is 2 miles long, with 28 targets. Each course has shooting distances to accommodate every skill level.

Our club grounds are open from dawn to dusk, 7 days a week.

Members will receive updates about upcoming events, invitations to tournaments, and membership with the Virginia Bowhunters Association.

Membership Fees

Annual membership fees for NORVA

NORVA Adult Membership
Adult - Membership $150 Annual
Adult - Initial Membership Processing Fee $10 One-Time Fee

NORVA Family Membership
Family - Primary Adult Member $150 Annual
Family - Initial Membership Processing Fee $10 One-Time Fee
Family - Spouse $10 Annual
Family - Children Under 18 $5 Annual
Family - Children Over 18 (Living at Home) $20 Annual

To join, all prospective members must attend an orientation at NORVA. Please bring all necessary paperwork with you, downloaded from this site and filled out prior to the orientation meeting. All prospective members are welcome to bring their bows and shoot after the orientation.

Orientations are normally held the 2nd Saturday of each month at 10am. Please email our email membership chair if you have any questions or to RSVP for an orientation.

Payment must be tendered in cash, check or credit card. We recommend filling out the check after the orientation.

Membership fees are for the January-December period only. Standing members who contribute 10 or more volunteer hours to the club will receive a discount on the renewal of their membership.

Your membership fee includes the cost of membership with the Virginia Bowhunters Association.

New members must be 18 years of age or older if joining without the permission and supervision of a parent or guardian.

Membership Orientations

Check our website's calendar on the main page and email our email membership chair to RSVP. Orientations are usually held on the 2nd Saturday of every month (from February until October) at 10:00am.

Next membership orientation TBD.

Traditional Bowhunters of Virginia

The Traditional Bowhunters of Virginia is making a strong effort to once again become a viable state-wide organization. Our club and the VBA support their efforts and encourage your participation. Contact them from their website to learn more.


Crossbows are not allowed on club grounds at any time, for any reason.

When the Virginia Legislature voted to approve crossbows for hunting, we anticipated that we would have current and prospective members that would want to use them on the range. Initially, we looked at this as an opportunity to get more members. Our Secretary took the time to check with our sanctioning organizations, the park authority, and our insurance. Preliminary investigation turned up no resistance.

However, after consulting with several people who are familiar with the use of crossbows, we came to the conclusion that, due to the nature of these devices (specifically that they can be armed to fire at an undetermined time in the future), the NORVA range facility would have to be set up like a rifle range with a range officer overseeing the line at all times. For this reason, it is not practical to allow their use.