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Art Show
Art Show @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jul 1 – Jul 4 all-day
Join us July 1-4 for an Art Show! Western Wildlife Art Show and Children’s Wall of Art will be open 2 and 3 of July from 9am to 7 pm. July 4th 9am to 5[...]
.22 Steel Plate Challenge 9:00 am
.22 Steel Plate Challenge @ Platte River State Park
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Love to shoot? How about a little competition? Then this event is for you! Participants will be using .22 rimfire M&P sporter rifles to shoot at 5 steel plates at various distances. The object is[...]
Dutch Oven Workshop 9:00 am
Dutch Oven Workshop @ Lake Maloney State Recreation Area
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The public is invited to discover ways to prepare outdoor meals at a Dutch oven cooking workshop July 1 at the Lake Maloney State Recreation Area, main boat ramp area near the outlet. The Saturday[...]
Living History 9:00 am
Living History @ Fort Kearny State Historical Park
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us for a Living History Demonstration at Fort Kearny State Historical Park on July 1st, 2nd and 4th. There will be a cannon firing at 2pm all 3 days. Sunday – July 2nd at[...]
Ponca Fun Days 9:00 am
Ponca Fun Days @ Ponca State Park
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! Saturday, July 1 9:00 am-11:00 am Introduction to Archery and Shotguns — Introductory courses on archery and shotguns will be offered at the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. All equipment[...]
Rimfire Steel Plate Challenge 9:00 am
Rimfire Steel Plate Challenge @ Platte River State Park
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Rimfire Steel Plate Challenge @ Platte River State Park
Love to shoot? How about a little competition? Then this event is for you! Participants will be using .22 rimfire M&P sporter rifles to shoot at 5 steel plates at various distances. The object is[...]
Living History 10:00 am
Living History @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Harold W. Andersen Visitor Center will be open daily from May 27th through September 4th from 10am to 5pm and weekends May 6th, through May 21st and from September 9th through October 8th. An[...]
Fireworks Archery Fun Shoot 12:00 pm
Fireworks Archery Fun Shoot @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
On the first Saturday of each month, the Outdoor Education Center sets up the archery range with a mixture of fun and challenging targets for archers of all skill levels. Come over after lunch and[...]
Buffalo Steak Night & Free Movie Night 5:00 pm
Buffalo Steak Night & Free Movie Night @ Platte River State Park
Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm
Join us at Platte River State Park for Buffalo Steak Night & Free Movie Night this summer! Buffalo Steak served 5:00pm-8:00pm at Scott Lodge.  Please see the attached menu for options and prices.  Scott Lodge[...]
Free Movie at the Lakes 8:30 pm
Free Movie at the Lakes @ Fremont State Recreation Area
Jul 1 @ 8:30 pm
Free Movie at the Lakes on Saturday, July 1 Behind the park office.  Start time about 8:30pm. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and a cold drink.  We’ll provide the popcorn! No alcohol please.[...]
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Bird Program 7:00 am
Bird Program @ Pawnee State Recreation Area
Jul 2 @ 7:00 am
Join us at Pawnee State Recreation Area on July 2 at 7am for our bird program. We will meet across the road from the shower house in the Lake View Campground (Area 4). People attending[...]
Living History 9:00 am
Living History @ Fort Kearny State Historical Park
Jul 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us for a Living History Demonstration at Fort Kearny State Historical Park on July 1st, 2nd and 4th. There will be a cannon firing at 2pm all 3 days. Sunday – July 2nd at[...]
Ponca Fun Days 9:00 am
Ponca Fun Days @ Ponca State Park
Jul 2 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! Saturday, July 1 9:00 am-11:00 am Introduction to Archery and Shotguns — Introductory courses on archery and shotguns will be offered at the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. All equipment[...]
Living History 10:00 am
Living History @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Harold W. Andersen Visitor Center will be open daily from May 27th through September 4th from 10am to 5pm and weekends May 6th, through May 21st and from September 9th through October 8th. An[...]
Sidewalk Chalk Art w/ Nature Programs 10:00 am
Sidewalk Chalk Art w/ Nature Programs @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am
Join us for sidewalk chalk art and bird and Emerald Ash Borer program at the park office.  There will be gifts for participation. Park Entry Permit required.
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) 12:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center - South Classroom
Jul 2 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This is the OPTION A class.  This is a full 6-hour classroom course. NOTE:  Please bring a sack lunch, snack and a drink.
Bird Program 8:00 pm
Bird Program @ Pawnee State Recreation Area
Jul 2 @ 8:00 pm
Join us at Pawnee State Recreation Area on July 2 at 8pm for our bird program. We will meet across the road from the shower house in the Lake View Campground (Area 4). People attending should[...]
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Bird Program 7:00 am
Bird Program @ Branched Oak State Recreation Area
Jul 3 @ 7:00 am
Join us at Branched Oak State Recreation Area on July 3 at 7am for our bird program. We will meet across at Area 7. Signs will be provided to guide the public. People attending should bring a[...]
Bird Program 8:00 pm
Bird Program @ Branched Oak State Recreation Area
Jul 3 @ 8:00 pm
Join us at Branched Oak State Recreation Area on July 3 at 8pm for our bird program. We will meet across at Area 7. Signs will be provided to guide the public. People attending should bring a pair[...]
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CLOSED – INDOOR RANGES TO PUBLIC
CLOSED – INDOOR RANGES TO PUBLIC @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 4 all-day
The Outdoor Education Center’s indoor ranges will be closed to public use July 4, 2017. The outdoor archery range is not affected by this closure.
Fourth of July Celebration BBQ
Fourth of July Celebration BBQ @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jul 4 all-day
Please join us on July 4th for our Fourth of July Celebration BBQ! A Park Entry Permit is required.
Living History 9:00 am
Living History @ Fort Kearny State Historical Park
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us for a Living History Demonstration at Fort Kearny State Historical Park on July 1st, 2nd and 4th. There will be a cannon firing at 2pm all 3 days. Sunday – July 2nd at[...]
4 of July at Fort Hartsuff 12:00 pm
4 of July at Fort Hartsuff @ Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park
Jul 4 @ 12:00 pm
Join us at Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park on July 4th! Friends of Fort Hartsuff will be providing hotdogs, chips and a drink free of charge from 12 noon – 1:30pm. Then at 2pm Flatwater[...]
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Red Willow Family Fun Nights 6:00 pm
Red Willow Family Fun Nights @ Red Willow State Recreation Area
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us at Red Willow State Recreation Area for Family Fun Nights! Everyone is welcome!  June 7, 21, July 5, 19 and August 2, 2017 6pm-7pm – Cookout at the Spring Creek tent camping area[...]
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Birds and Journals 8:00 am
Birds and Journals @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
Jul 6 @ 8:00 am
You’re invited to join the Park Naturalist for a bird walk and nature journaling walk on the Ash Hollow trails. Bird walk will start at 8:00am, and the nature journaling walk will be at 1:00pm. [...]
Introduction to Handgun 10:00 am
Introduction to Handgun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
This Intro to Handguns course teaches the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a handgun safely. In addition, this class has been designed as a small group setting with the instructor[...]
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Jul-Sep Qtr 7:00 pm
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Advanced Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD). Enrollment by instructor permission only. This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will[...]
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Wildcat Hills SRA Bioblitz! 1:00 pm
Wildcat Hills SRA Bioblitz! @ Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area
Jul 7 @ 1:00 pm – Jul 8 @ 12:00 am
Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area will host the first “Wildcat Hills Bioblitz” this year on July 7 and July 8. A bioblitz is an engaging citizen science event designed to identify as many plants and[...]
Competitive Compound JOAD: Jul-Sep Qtr 6:00 pm
Competitive Compound JOAD: Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) course is being formulated to bolster a foundation for compound-specific shooters. The class will meet one time per week from 6:00PM-7:30PM and each lesson will focus on the form,[...]
Father and Daughter Walk Day 6:00 pm
Father and Daughter Walk Day @ Lake Ogallala State Recreation Area
Jul 7 @ 6:00 pm
It’s “National Father/Daughter Take a Walk Day”, and we are celebrating at Lake Ogallala! Dads (or granddads) and Daughters are invited to join the Park Naturalist on a trail walk at Lake Ogallala. The Park[...]
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Wildcat Hills SRA Bioblitz! 12:00 am
Wildcat Hills SRA Bioblitz! @ Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area
Jul 8 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area will host the first “Wildcat Hills Bioblitz” this year on July 7 and July 8. A bioblitz is an engaging citizen science event designed to identify as many plants and[...]
Bighorn Sheep Hike 9:00 am
Bighorn Sheep Hike @ Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am
The Wildcat Hills Nature Center is pleased to offer Wildcat Weekends!  A variety of programs will be offered at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center on the second Saturday of the month (*unless otherwise noted).  Best[...]
Buffalo Steak Night & Free Movie Night 5:00 pm
Buffalo Steak Night & Free Movie Night @ Platte River State Park
Jul 8 @ 5:00 pm
Join us at Platte River State Park for Buffalo Steak Night & Free Movie Night this summer! Buffalo Steak served 5:00pm-8:00pm at Scott Lodge.  Please see the attached menu for options and prices.  Scott Lodge[...]
Creatures of the Night 8:30 pm
Creatures of the Night @ Chadron State Park
Jul 8 @ 8:30 pm
The public is invited to learn about and search for “Creatures of the Night” at Chadron State Park. On Saturday, July 8, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission outdoor education specialist Amanda Filipi will lead attendees[...]
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Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) 12:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center - South Classroom
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This is the OPTION A class.  This is a full 6-hour classroom course. NOTE:  Please bring a snack and a drink.
Disc Golf Challenge & Kiwanis Fur Trade Regatta 1:00 pm
Disc Golf Challenge & Kiwanis Fur Trade Regatta @ Chadron State Park
Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm
Amateur disc golfers and canoeists are being invited to participate in fun competitions at Chadron State Park on Sunday, July 9. As part of Chadron’s annual Fur Trade Days celebration, the park will be the[...]
Family Fishing 4:00 pm
Family Fishing @ Riverside Discovery Center Zoo Pond
Jul 9 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for Family Fishing at the Riverside Discovery Center Zoo Pond. Look for our colorful fishing trailer where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to help.[...]
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Ponca Fun Days 9:00 am
Ponca Fun Days @ Ponca State Park
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! Monday, July 10 9:00 —11:00 am Introduction to Archery and Shotguns —Introductory courses on archery and shotguns will be offered at the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. All equipment is[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Ponca Fun Days 9:00 am
Ponca Fun Days @ Ponca State Park
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! Monday, July 10 9:00 —11:00 am Introduction to Archery and Shotguns —Introductory courses on archery and shotguns will be offered at the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. All equipment is[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 11 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Classic Car Show 5:00 pm
Classic Car Show @ Windmill State Recreation Area
Jul 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
While you are in town for Kearney Cruise Night events, cruise on down to Windmill SRA, park your car, start a campfire and enjoy all the beautiful vehicles in the campground. Any classic car enthusiast,[...]
Family Fishing 6:00 pm
Family Fishing @ Oak Lake
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for Family Fishing at Oak Lake. Look for our colorful fishing trailer where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to help. No experience necessary. The[...]
Ladies Handgun Skill Training Club 6:00 pm
Ladies Handgun Skill Training Club @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Designed for people who have completed a basic-level handgun/pistol class. We will use proven training techniques as a guideline to train new shooters. Qualification shooting is a year-round shooting activity that provides incentive awards for[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Monarch Monitoring Project 6:30 pm
Monarch Monitoring Project @ Nebraska Game and Parks Commission northeast district office
Jul 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
In this Citizen Science series workshop, you will increase your understanding of monarch breeding populations by recording and reporting observations in a milkweed patch. The night will begin with an instructional segment. Due to this,[...]
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State 4H Camp 8:00 am
State 4H Camp @ Calamus Reservoir State Recreation Area
Jul 12 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us for outdoor art with insects, animal discovery, exploring nature with experiments and much more. This camp will be packed full of fun experiences you won’t want to miss. Sign up for any day[...]
Ponca Fun Days 9:00 am
Ponca Fun Days @ Ponca State Park
Jul 12 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! Monday, July 10 9:00 —11:00 am Introduction to Archery and Shotguns —Introductory courses on archery and shotguns will be offered at the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. All equipment is[...]
Explore Archery: Wednesdays Jul-Aug 5:00 pm
Explore Archery: Wednesdays Jul-Aug @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of[...]
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Ponca Fun Days 9:00 am
Ponca Fun Days @ Ponca State Park
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! Thursday, July 13 9:00 am —11:00 am Introduction to Pellet Rifles and .22 Rifles — Introductory courses on pellet and .22 rifles will be offered at the Eric Wiebe[...]
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option B) 6:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option B) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center - South Classroom
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This is the OPTION B home study review/test-out session ONLY.  To prepare for this 3-hour test-out session, student may download study materials from our website.
Explore Archery: Thursdays Jul-Aug 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays Jul-Aug @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of[...]
Family Fishing 6:00 pm
Family Fishing @ Halleck Lake
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for Family Fishing at Halleck Lake. Look for our colorful fishing trailer where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to help. No experience necessary. The event[...]
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Jul-Sep Qtr 7:00 pm
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Advanced Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD). Enrollment by instructor permission only. This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will[...]
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Ponca Fun Days 9:00 am
Ponca Fun Days @ Ponca State Park
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! Friday, July 14 9:00 am –11:00 am Introduction to Archery —An introductory course on Archery is being offered in the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. All equipment is provided. Archery[...]
Competitive Compound JOAD: Jul-Sep Qtr 6:00 pm
Competitive Compound JOAD: Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) course is being formulated to bolster a foundation for compound-specific shooters. The class will meet one time per week from 6:00PM-7:30PM and each lesson will focus on the form,[...]
Family Fishing 6:00 pm
Family Fishing @ Holdrege City Pond
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for Family Fishing at Holdrege City Pond. Look for our colorful fishing trailer where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to help. No experience necessary.[...]
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BOW Kayaking
BOW Kayaking @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 15 all-day
A Park Entry Permit is required.
Republican Valley Archery 3D Shoots Open to the Public
Republican Valley Archery 3D Shoots Open to the Public @ Red Willow Reservoir State Recreational Area
Jul 15 all-day
Join us for the Republican Valley Archery 3D Shoots Open to the Public at Red Willow Recreation Area Archery Range north of McCook. 2017 Schedule Saturday, April 22 (Registration 2:00-3:00 pm) Saturday, May 20 (Registration[...]
Carp-O-Rama 8:00 am
Carp-O-Rama @ Maloney Lake
Jul 15 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join us at Maloney Lake and learn how to catch, clean and cook carp. Novice or expert, we have advice on fishing equipment and techniques as well as demonstrations on fish preparation. The area will be[...]
Birds and Journals 8:00 am
Birds and Journals @ Lake Ogallala State Recreation Area
Jul 15 @ 8:00 am
Come out and join the Park Naturalist for a bird walk and nature journaling walk at the lake. Bird walk will start at 8:00am, and the nature journaling walk will be at 1:00pm. Bring comfortable[...]
Geocaching 9:00 am
Geocaching @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Niobrara State Park is a hotspot for geocaching. At this event, a variety of new caches will be available for the first time. Led by local geocaching enthusiasts, this event is a chance to meet[...]
Ponca Fun Days 9:00 am
Ponca Fun Days @ Ponca State Park
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! Friday, July 14 9:00 am –11:00 am Introduction to Archery —An introductory course on Archery is being offered in the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. All equipment is provided. Archery[...]
Bighorn Sheep Hike 9:00 am
Bighorn Sheep Hike @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am
A series of ranger programs is ramping up at Fort Robinson State Park and Chadron State Park this week. The educational programs, which address a wide variety of nature and history topics, are produced as[...]
Ranch Life in the 1860’s 10:00 am
Ranch Life in the 1860’s @ Rock Creek Station State Historical Park
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us at Rock Creek Station State Historical Park for Ranch Life in the 1860’s. Event dates:  May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, September 16, and October 21 from 10am to 4pm. One[...]
Prairie Grass Hike 10:30 am
Prairie Grass Hike @ Rock Creek Station State Historical Park
Jul 15 @ 10:30 am
Join us at Rock Creek Station State Historical Park for a one mile Prairie Grass Hike on May 6th, July 15th, and September 16th. We will meet at the large shelter in the day use[...]
Buffalo Steak Night & Free Movie Night 5:00 pm
Buffalo Steak Night & Free Movie Night @ Platte River State Park
Jul 15 @ 5:00 pm
Join us at Platte River State Park for Buffalo Steak Night & Free Movie Night this summer! Buffalo Steak served 5:00pm-8:00pm at Scott Lodge.  Please see the attached menu for options and prices.  Scott Lodge[...]
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Ponca Fun Days 9:00 am
Ponca Fun Days @ Ponca State Park
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am
Have Fun at Ponca State Park! Friday, July 14 9:00 am –11:00 am Introduction to Archery —An introductory course on Archery is being offered in the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. All equipment is provided. Archery[...]
Art and Ice Cream 2:00 pm
Art and Ice Cream @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm
Enjoy an afternoon of creating art and making ice cream!  Meet at the Lake McConaughy Visitor/Water Interpretive Center. We will begin with the Park Naturalist will be guiding everyone through making their own leaf print[...]
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Introduction to Handgun 6:00 pm
Introduction to Handgun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This Intro to Handguns course teaches the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a handgun safely. In addition, this class has been designed as a small group setting with the instructor[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Family Fishing 6:00 pm
Family Fishing @ Zorinsky Lake
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for Family Fishing at Zorinsky Lake . Look for our colorful fishing trailer in the boat ramp parking lot where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Explore Archery: Wednesdays Jul-Aug 5:00 pm
Explore Archery: Wednesdays Jul-Aug @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of[...]
Family Fishing 6:00 pm
Family Fishing @ Bowling Lake
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for Family Fishing at Bowling Lake. Look for our colorful fishing trailer on the south shore where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to help. No experience[...]
Red Willow Family Fun Nights 6:00 pm
Red Willow Family Fun Nights @ Red Willow State Recreation Area
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us at Red Willow State Recreation Area for Family Fun Nights! Everyone is welcome!  June 7, 21, July 5, 19 and August 2, 2017 6pm-7pm – Cookout at the Spring Creek tent camping area[...]
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Introduction to Handgun 10:00 am
Introduction to Handgun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
This Intro to Handguns course teaches the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a handgun safely. In addition, this class has been designed as a small group setting with the instructor[...]
Explore Archery: Thursdays Jul-Aug 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays Jul-Aug @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of[...]
Family Fishing 6:00 pm
Family Fishing @ Skyview Lake
Jul 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for Family Fishing at Skyview Lake. Look for our colorful fishing trailer on the south shore where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to help. No experience[...]
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Jul-Sep Qtr 7:00 pm
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Advanced Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD). Enrollment by instructor permission only. This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will[...]
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Convergence On Sacred Ground 8:00 am
Convergence On Sacred Ground @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
Jul 21 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
This is a signature event of the Nebraska 150 celebration.  It will focus on history and people of the Ash Hollow area.  Themed demonstrations and activities include pioneers, military, homesteading, cowboys, and Native Americans.  Crafts,[...]
Competitive Compound JOAD: Jul-Sep Qtr 6:00 pm
Competitive Compound JOAD: Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) course is being formulated to bolster a foundation for compound-specific shooters. The class will meet one time per week from 6:00PM-7:30PM and each lesson will focus on the form,[...]
Family Fishing 6:00 pm
Family Fishing @ Melham Park
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for Family Fishing at Melham Park Pond. Look for our colorful fishing trailer on the west shore where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to help.[...]
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CLOSED – (indoor & outdoor) ARCHERY TO PUBLIC
CLOSED – (indoor & outdoor) ARCHERY TO PUBLIC @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 22 all-day
The Outdoor Education Center’s archery ranges will be closed to public use July 22 & 23, 2017 due to Cornhusker State Games events. The firearm range is not affected by this closure.
Outdoor Target Archery (750) | Cornhusker State Games 7:00 am
Outdoor Target Archery (750) | Cornhusker State Games @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 22 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
TARGET EVENTS — 750 Round SATURDAY, JULY 22 Check-in: 7 a.m.–7:45 a.m. Check-in times will be strictly enforced. Competition Begins: 8:15 a.m TARGET 750: 75 arrows total, 25 each at 40-50-60 yards, at a 48”[...]
NASP Archery | Cornhusker State Games 8:00 am
NASP Archery | Cornhusker State Games @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 22 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
COMPETITION FORMAT: 30 arrows total, 15 each at 10 meters & 15 meters at 80 cm fita face. Awards for NASP approximately one hour after shooting is complete. AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver[...]
Convergence On Sacred Ground 8:00 am
Convergence On Sacred Ground @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
Jul 22 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
This is a signature event of the Nebraska 150 celebration.  It will focus on history and people of the Ash Hollow area.  Themed demonstrations and activities include pioneers, military, homesteading, cowboys, and Native Americans.  Crafts,[...]
Beyond BOW – Plants Everywhere! Native Plants and Uses Event 10:00 am
Beyond BOW – Plants Everywhere! Native Plants and Uses Event @ Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Go beyond your Becoming an Outdoors-Woman knowledge by learning about native plants and their uses. Start at 10 am by touring the pollinator plot, native grass display, and grounds at Fort Hartsuff to learn about[...]
Snakes of Nebraska 10:00 am
Snakes of Nebraska @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Nebraska Snakes are slithering your way! UNL professor Dennis Ferraro will be bringing his live snake collection to Eugene T. Mahoney State Park on Saturday July 22 and Sunday July 23. All 29 species of[...]
Family Fun Day 11:00 am
Family Fun Day @ Victoria Springs State Recreation Area
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join us for a Family Fun Day on Saturday – July 22nd! 11:00am – 1:00pm Free Lunch – Hot Dogs, Chips & Soda 1:00pm Fishing Seminar – Harold Fankhauser/Nebraska Fish & Game Association Fishing until[...]
Rocks and Minerals 10:30 am
Rocks and Minerals @ Chadron State Park
Jul 22 @ 10:30 am
A series of ranger programs is ramping up at Fort Robinson State Park and Chadron State Park this week. The educational programs, which address a wide variety of nature and history topics, are produced as[...]
Indoor Target Archery (450) | Cornhusker State Games 12:00 pm
Indoor Target Archery (450) | Cornhusker State Games @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
TARGET EVENTS — Indoor 450 Round SATURDAY, JULY 22 Check-in: 12 pm – 3 pm Check-in times will be strictly enforced. Competition Begins: 1 pm and 3:30 pm. Two shooting lines. INDOOR 450: 45 arrows[...]
BOW Beginning Kayaking 12:30 pm
BOW Beginning Kayaking @ Lake Wanahoo State Recreation Area
Jul 22 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Becoming an Outdoors Woman – Beginning Kayaking Workshop This three-hours workshop is for ladies who wants to explore the sport of kayaking. Basic skills, safety, how to get into a kayak, launching, docking and more[...]
Kite Flying Day 1:00 pm
Kite Flying Day @ Niobrara State Park
Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Spend a summer day in the park flying kites. Bring your favorite kite or borrow one from the park. Fun for all ages! Meet at the first parking lot in the 3-mile tent camping loop.[...]
Buffalo Steak Night & Free Movie Night 5:00 pm
Buffalo Steak Night & Free Movie Night @ Platte River State Park
Jul 22 @ 5:00 pm
Join us at Platte River State Park for Buffalo Steak Night & Free Movie Night this summer! Buffalo Steak served 5:00pm-8:00pm at Scott Lodge.  Please see the attached menu for options and prices.  Scott Lodge[...]
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CLOSED – (indoor & outdoor) ARCHERY TO PUBLIC
CLOSED – (indoor & outdoor) ARCHERY TO PUBLIC @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 23 all-day
The Outdoor Education Center’s archery ranges will be closed to public use July 22 & 23, 2017 due to Cornhusker State Games events. The firearm range is not affected by this closure.
BB Gun, Air Rifle/Pistol | Cornhusker State Games 7:00 am
BB Gun, Air Rifle/Pistol | Cornhusker State Games @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 23 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
BB Gun & Air Rifle/Pistol 8 a.m. – BB Gun, Sporter Air Rifle, Air Pistol & Precision Air Rifle 9 a.m. – BB Gun 10 a.m. – BB Gun, Sporter Air Rifle, Air Pistol &[...]
Outdoor Target Archery (600) | Cornhusker State Games 7:00 am
Outdoor Target Archery (600) | Cornhusker State Games @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 23 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
TARGET EVENTS — 600 Round SUNDAY, JULY 23 Check-in: 7 a.m.–7:45 a.m. Check-in times will be strictly enforced. Competition Begins: 8:15 a.m TARGET 600: 60 arrows total 20 each at 40-50-60 yards, at a 48”[...]
Convergence On Sacred Ground 8:00 am
Convergence On Sacred Ground @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
Jul 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
This is a signature event of the Nebraska 150 celebration.  It will focus on history and people of the Ash Hollow area.  Themed demonstrations and activities include pioneers, military, homesteading, cowboys, and Native Americans.  Crafts,[...]
Snakes of Nebraska 10:00 am
Snakes of Nebraska @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Nebraska Snakes are slithering your way! UNL professor Dennis Ferraro will be bringing his live snake collection to Eugene T. Mahoney State Park on Saturday July 22 and Sunday July 23. All 29 species of[...]
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Introduction to Handgun 6:00 pm
Introduction to Handgun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This Intro to Handguns course teaches the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary for owning and using a handgun safely. In addition, this class has been designed as a small group setting with the instructor[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Wilderness Awareness Camp 8:00 am
Wilderness Awareness Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 25 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Develop an understanding and appreciation of the natural world. Over the course of the week, campers will have fun learning outdoor survival techniques, campfire and Dutch oven cooking, DIY camping games, exploring the wild, and[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr 4:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Wilderness Awareness Camp 8:00 am
Wilderness Awareness Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 26 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Develop an understanding and appreciation of the natural world. Over the course of the week, campers will have fun learning outdoor survival techniques, campfire and Dutch oven cooking, DIY camping games, exploring the wild, and[...]
Explore Archery: Wednesdays Jul-Aug 5:00 pm
Explore Archery: Wednesdays Jul-Aug @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of[...]
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Wilderness Awareness Camp 8:00 am
Wilderness Awareness Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 27 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Develop an understanding and appreciation of the natural world. Over the course of the week, campers will have fun learning outdoor survival techniques, campfire and Dutch oven cooking, DIY camping games, exploring the wild, and[...]
Explore Archery: Thursdays Jul-Aug 6:00 pm
Explore Archery: Thursdays Jul-Aug @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of[...]
Family Fishing 6:00 pm
Family Fishing @ Benson Park Pond
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for Family Fishing at Benson Park Pond. Look for our colorful fishing trailer on the west shore where we will have rods and reels to borrow, bait and certified fishing instructors ready to[...]
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Jul-Sep Qtr 7:00 pm
Center Shot Academy (JOAD): Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Advanced Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD). Enrollment by instructor permission only. This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will[...]
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Competitive Compound JOAD: Jul-Sep Qtr 6:00 pm
Competitive Compound JOAD: Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) course is being formulated to bolster a foundation for compound-specific shooters. The class will meet one time per week from 6:00PM-7:30PM and each lesson will focus on the form,[...]
Crawford’s Wild West 7:00 pm
Crawford’s Wild West @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm
The educational programs, which address a wide variety of nature and history topics, are produced as a collaboration between the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Agate Fossil Beds National Monument and the U.S. Forest Service’s[...]
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CLOSED – (outdoor) ARCHERY TO PUBLIC
CLOSED – (outdoor) ARCHERY TO PUBLIC @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 29 all-day
The Outdoor Education Center’s outdoor archery range will be closed to public use July 29 & 30, 2017 due to Cornhusker State Games events. The indoor archery range and firearm range are not affected by[...]
4th Annual Campfire Christmas in July 12:00 am
4th Annual Campfire Christmas in July @ Indian Cave State Park
Jul 29 @ 12:00 am
Mark your calendar!  July 29th is the 4th Annual Campfire Christmas in July at Indian Cave State Park. Activities include: Jingle Bell Junk & Craft Market, visit with Santa, make and take Christmas ornaments, jingle bell[...]
3D Archery (unmarked) | Cornhusker State Games 8:00 am
3D Archery (unmarked) | Cornhusker State Games @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 29 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
3D UNMARKED YARDAGE EVENTS SATURDAY, JULY 29 Check-in: 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Shooting Times: 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Note: Scores must be turned in by 4 p.m. unless approved by the director. 3D:[...]
Bowfishing 9:00 am
Bowfishing @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us at Century Link Lake at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park on Saturday, July 29th and Sunday, July 30th from 9:00am – 12:00pm for bowfishing! Fishing combined with the thrill of archery.  Bowfishing is[...]
Sandcastle Building Day 10:00 am
Sandcastle Building Day @ Fremont State Recreation Area
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Summer’s going fast!  Take time for some fun in the sand and sun. Join us at Fremont State Recreation Area on Saturday – July 29th from 10am-2pm for Sandcastle Building Day! We’ll have small buckets[...]
Kites and Castles 11:00 am
Kites and Castles @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Jul 29 @ 11:00 am
Mark your calendar for July 29 for Kites and Castles at Lake McConaughy! The event will be held in the southeast portion of Martin Bay, near the “blue block” (Leave Only Your Footprints Sign). All[...]
Jingle Bell Junk and Craft Market 12:00 pm
Jingle Bell Junk and Craft Market @ Indian Cave State Park
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us at Indian Cave State Park on July 29th for our Jingle Bell Junk and Craft Market! There will be repurposed items, primitives, antiques and handmade items. Arley’s Food Truck will be available. Vendor[...]
Buffalo Steak Night & Free Movie Night 5:00 pm
Buffalo Steak Night & Free Movie Night @ Platte River State Park
Jul 29 @ 5:00 pm
Join us at Platte River State Park for Buffalo Steak Night & Free Movie Night this summer! Buffalo Steak served 5:00pm-8:00pm at Scott Lodge.  Please see the attached menu for options and prices.  Scott Lodge[...]
Wildflower Photography Hike 7:00 pm
Wildflower Photography Hike @ Fremont State Recreation Area
Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm
Join us at Fremont State Recreation Area for a Wildflower Photography Hike on Saturday – July 29th at 7pm. Hike with the naturalist and see what’s blooming!  Cell phone cameras are great for flower photos. [...]
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CLOSED – (outdoor) ARCHERY TO PUBLIC
CLOSED – (outdoor) ARCHERY TO PUBLIC @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 30 all-day
The Outdoor Education Center’s outdoor archery range will be closed to public use July 29 & 30, 2017 due to Cornhusker State Games events. The indoor archery range and firearm range are not affected by[...]
3D Archery (marked) | Cornhusker State Games 7:30 am
3D Archery (marked) | Cornhusker State Games @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 30 @ 7:30 am – 2:00 pm
3D MARKED YARDAGE EVENTS SATURDAY, JULY 29 Check-in: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Shooting Times: 8:00 a.m. – 10 a.m. Note: Scores must be turned in by 2 p.m. unless approved by the director. 3D:[...]
Bowfishing 9:00 am
Bowfishing @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us at Century Link Lake at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park on Saturday, July 29th and Sunday, July 30th from 9:00am – 12:00pm for bowfishing! Fishing combined with the thrill of archery.  Bowfishing is[...]
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) 12:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center - South Classroom
Jul 30 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This is the OPTION A class.  This is a full 6-hour classroom course. NOTE:  Please bring a sack lunch, snack and a drink.
Backpacking 101 2:00 pm
Backpacking 101 @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
Jul 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us in the Riverview Lodge at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park on Sunday – July 30 from 2-4:30pm for Backpacking 101. Designed for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts with limited backpacking experience.  Backpacking 101 will[...]
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Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr 6:30 pm
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Jul-Sep Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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