All Yelverton Bowmen Activities follow the ArcheryGB Safeguarding Children & Young People Policy

The Archery GB Safeguarding policies ares a comprehensive set of policies with an accompanying toolkit of Guidance Documents, Template Forms and Flowcharts which ensures that clubs deliver effective protection for children, young people and adults at risk in Archery.

The Policy is openly available to all club members and parents/gaurdians of club juniors.

Archery GB cares deeply about this sport being a “Family Sport” and a “Sport for ALL”. Sport is fun – it gives us all the opportunity to make new friends, try out new activities, develop new skills and give something back to our communities. Under the policy,Protection of Children and Young People and their safety is paramount for children and young people in the archery environment.

In accordance with ArcheryGB insurance requirements, every club must comply with the ArcheryGB “Policy for Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults” and all of our coaches have been checked  for criminal records and suspicious behaviour disclosures and have to regularly attend NSPCC child protection courses .

Archer Standards

It has been the policy of the club since 2017 that all members complete the 252 scheme from when they join, the details of which can be found on the dedicated 252 scheme page.

Experienced Archers joining the club may request to start shooting at a higher distance than the prerequisite 20y. The Training officer, or delegated committee member, will agree a suitable distance and the member will complete the 252 scheme for that distance before progressing. The Training officer may alter the starting distance down after supervising the first shoot if they feel it appropriate.

Upon joining the club all members agree to abide by the AGB policies and rules, club policies and constitution.

Privacy Statement

When you become a member of, or renew your membership with Yelverton Bowmen you will automatically be registered as a member of Archery GB and the relevant County (Devon and Cornwall Archery Society) and Region (Grand Western Archery Society). We will provide Archery GB with your personal data which they will use to enable access to an online portal for you which, amongst other things, allows you to set and amend your privacy settings. If you have any questions about the continuing privacy of your personal data when it is shared with Archery GB, please contact

Additionally, your name and contact details you provide when joining Yelverton Bowmen will be used for official communication between the committee and yourself. Your name will be shared when entering postal leagues and when publishing their results within the club (if you choose to participate).

If you contact us through our online contact form, then your details will be used for the purpose of the contact only. Once the purpose has been completed your details will be deleted.

Risk Assessment

The club’s risk assessment for indoor and outdoor shooting can be found here. It will next be reviewed on 1st May 2025.