Youth archery is booming and participation is steadily growing. With recent and upcoming trends in archery, youngsters are becoming more and more interested in trying archery. Check out these latest and most notable youth bows on the market.
Bear Archery Warrior
For more than 80 years, Bear Archery has been one of America’s top brands in youth and institutional archery. Modeled after adult compound bow designs, the Warrior is the perfect transition youth bow for young children to adolescents. With a 24 to 29 pound peak draw weight, this right-hand only bow can help better prepare and train youth for the future. The Warrior has a draw length range of 19 to 25 inches and a brace height of 6.5 inches. The let off is 60%. The Warrior Youth Bow Set comes ready to shoot with two Safetyglass arrows, Whisker Biscuit arrow rest–the safest rest in the archery industry and a $40 value–a 1-pin sight, arrow quiver, and armguard. The Warrior features durable composite limbs and riser and is intended for right-handed use only. Learn more at Bear Archery’s website.
Barnett Vortex H2O
Versatile and well equipped, Barnett’s Vortex youth hunting bows are designed to adjust with the advancing skills of developing archers. The Vortex H2O brings this adaptability to the sport of bowfishing. The youth bowfishing bow features an adjustable draw length and draw weight, with modules and instructions included so your archer can change bow size as often as he or she changes shoe sizes. The Vortex H2O includes a quiver and three arrows so kids can take it to the water straight out of the packaging, which also doubles as a convenient carry case. This bow has a 31-45 pound draw weight, 26-28 draw length and a 60-70 percent let off. Learn more at Barnett’s website.
Specifically designed for younger archers, the Genesis Mini allows for easy draw and aim without getting fatigued. Weighing only two pounds, the Mini is built for anyone ready for the unique thrills of archery. The zero let-off feature helps to pull the string from the fingers upon release, making it easy to shoot. Kits include the bow, belt tube quiver, adjustable arm guard and five aluminum arrows. Please note arrow colors will vary. This bow has a 14-25 inch draw length, 6-12 pound draw weight and 29 ½ inch axle-to-axle length. Learn more at Genesis’ website.
Diamond Archery Atomic
From first glance you can see that this is the real deal. An all-aluminum riser and fully adjustable components means you’re starting them off right. These aren’t the bows from summer camp years ago. The Atomic delivers all the engineering of an adult bow in a youth size. This bow features easy adjustments in draw weight and length with draw weights ranging from 6-29 pounds and draws lengths between 12-24 inches. The wide range of draw weight and draw length allow the young archers to grow with their bow. The package includes one pin sight, Hostage XL arrow rest, hip quiver and three Artic arrows. Learn more at Diamond Archery’s website.