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Dec
13
Fri
Archery 2 – JOAD (Compound) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Our Center Shot Archery Academy intermediate level class is open to students who have previously been enrolled at the intermediate level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites.

Lessons will focus on the form, equipment, and attitude needed to shoot a compound bow in hunting, recreational, and competitive settings. Each session includes a short lesson and coaching while students are on the line. Students will receive their own copy of the National Training System (NTS) shot cycle, a stretch band, a string bow, and a finger sling.

Ages 8 and over.

Prerequisites:
– Name at least four steps of the NTS Shot Cycle
– Earn at least 4 pins (white pin) in any discipline
– Personal compound equipment is required (equipment should be fitted to the individual in terms of draw weight and length before the first class)

Dec
15
Sun
Women’s Combo Hunter/Bowhunter Classroom Course @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

This will be a fun and educational setting for female students who would like to earn their hunter education certificates of completion for both Firearm and Bowhunter. The course will be taught by exciting, dedicated instructors who are eager to share their knowledge and passion about hunting, safety, and ethics in the field.

This course is for girls and women of nearly all ages– participants must be at least 11 years old. However, it is not necessary that youth are accompanied by an adult in the class.

The Ladies and Girls Hunter Education Class provides an opportunity for moms, daughters, grandmothers, aunts, and friends to get together and learn more about an activity that is not only fun, but a great way to enjoy the outdoors and become a part of Nebraska’s conservation heritage. Participants will leave the course with basic knowledge, skills, and hopefully the confidence to move forward as a safe and ethical hunter and recreational shooter. This class will spend plenty of time on the indoor shooting ranges with exceptional instructors offering plenty of hands on opportunities with our shooting equipment.

At one time, hunting was considered more of a “father-son” tradition. However, more fathers than ever are taking their daughters hunting, and more and more women are heading out to the field on their own or with family and friends.

Still, females (16 and older) make up only about 10% of the hunters in the U.S. according to information provided the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 2016 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation. Perhaps learning opportunities such as this Ladies and Girls Hunter Education class can help change that.

At the first session, everyone under 19 years of age must give the instructor a signed, completed Parental Release Form (download, print, and sign).

All students under 19 years of age should be accompanied by a parent/guardian to the first session to ensure appropriate information is received on dates, sessions, and additional requirements.

Dec
16
Mon
Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This basic USA Archery class is open to students who are new to JOAD or who are still working to advance to Archery 2. Explore Archery is a recommended prerequisite but not required.

Our Center Shot Archery Academy course includes achievement awards, skill training, and games with a focus on guiding each student in improvement at their own pace. Each session includes a short lesson and coaching while students are on the line. Archery 1 students have the opportunity to shoot for their green and purple pins during select class sessions. Over the course of the quarter, students will advance their scoring skills, learn about competition etiquette, and work to achieve the pins and techniques needed to advance to the next level.

No equipment is required, but personal equipment is allowed for some portions of the class.

If seats are listed as available, students may register and join the class at any time except the last 4 weeks of the quarter. Allowances may be made at the discretion of the instructor. Full price still applies.

Ages 8 and over.

Prerequisites: None (Explore Archery recommended)

Dec
17
Tue
Archery 2 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Our Center Shot Archery Academy intermediate level class is open to students who have previously been enrolled at the intermediate level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites.

Lessons will focus on the form, equipment, and attitude needed to shoot a bow in recreational and competitive settings. Each session includes a short lesson and coaching while students are on the line. Students will receive their own copy of the National Training System (NTS) shot cycle, a stretch band, a string bow, and a finger sling.

No personal equipment is required, but should start to be considered.

Ages 8 and over.

Prerequisites:
– Name at least four steps of the NTS Shot Cycle
– Earn at least 4 pins (white pin) in any discipline

Dec
20
Fri
Archery 2 – JOAD (Compound) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Our Center Shot Archery Academy intermediate level class is open to students who have previously been enrolled at the intermediate level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites.

Lessons will focus on the form, equipment, and attitude needed to shoot a compound bow in hunting, recreational, and competitive settings. Each session includes a short lesson and coaching while students are on the line. Students will receive their own copy of the National Training System (NTS) shot cycle, a stretch band, a string bow, and a finger sling.

Ages 8 and over.

Prerequisites:
– Name at least four steps of the NTS Shot Cycle
– Earn at least 4 pins (white pin) in any discipline
– Personal compound equipment is required (equipment should be fitted to the individual in terms of draw weight and length before the first class)

Dec
29
Sun
Women’s Combo Hunter/Bowhunter Classroom Course @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 29 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

This will be a fun and educational setting for female students who would like to earn their hunter education certificates of completion for both Firearm and Bowhunter. The course will be taught by exciting, dedicated instructors who are eager to share their knowledge and passion about hunting, safety, and ethics in the field.

This course is for girls and women of nearly all ages– participants must be at least 11 years old. However, it is not necessary that youth are accompanied by an adult in the class.

The Ladies and Girls Hunter Education Class provides an opportunity for moms, daughters, grandmothers, aunts, and friends to get together and learn more about an activity that is not only fun, but a great way to enjoy the outdoors and become a part of Nebraska’s conservation heritage. Participants will leave the course with basic knowledge, skills, and hopefully the confidence to move forward as a safe and ethical hunter and recreational shooter. This class will spend plenty of time on the indoor shooting ranges with exceptional instructors offering plenty of hands on opportunities with our shooting equipment.

At one time, hunting was considered more of a “father-son” tradition. However, more fathers than ever are taking their daughters hunting, and more and more women are heading out to the field on their own or with family and friends.

Still, females (16 and older) make up only about 10% of the hunters in the U.S. according to information provided the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 2016 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation. Perhaps learning opportunities such as this Ladies and Girls Hunter Education class can help change that.

At the first session, everyone under 19 years of age must give the instructor a signed, completed Parental Release Form (download, print, and sign).

All students under 19 years of age should be accompanied by a parent/guardian to the first session to ensure appropriate information is received on dates, sessions, and additional requirements.

Jan
11
Sat
USA Archery Pin Shoot – Indoor 300 @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

For indoor pin shoot only (see details for each event below general section):

Check in begins at 5 pm; shooting begins at 6 pm.

MEMBERSHIP
The tournament is open to all USA Archery as well as archers with no affiliation. Eligible USA Archery members can earn qualifying pin scores (pins are to be physically awarded by your home club – please check with your coach). No placement awards or door prizes will be given.

Preregistration is very appreciated! Tournament fee and USA membership fee are separate payments, if needed. Contact us at 402-471-6141 if you experience difficulty with registration.

$10/youth, $15/adult

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Indoor JOAD / AAD Pin Shoot (10 ends of 3 arrows => 30 arrow total)

Archers will have the opportunity to earn up to two pins (may shoot one or two 300 rounds); this event is a standard indoor pin qualification round.

Distance (in meters); target face size (in centimeters) for each bow style

Compound
Bowman – 9m or 18m; 40cm depending on pin level
Cub – 9m or 18m; 40cm depending on pin level
Cadet – 9m or 18m; 40cm depending on pin level
Junior – 9m or 18m; 40cm depending on pin level
Senior – 18m; 40cm*
Master – 18m; 40cm*

Olympic Recurve
Bowman – 9m or 18m; 40cm or 60cm depending on pin level
Cub – 9m or 18m; 40cm or 60cm depending on pin level
Cadet – 9m or 18m; 40cm or 60cm depending on pin level
Junior – 9m or 18m; 40cm or 60cm depending on pin level
Senior – 18m; 40cm
Master – 18m; 40cm

Barebow
Bowman – 9m or 18m; 40cm or 60cm depending on pin level
Cub – 9m or 18m; 40cm or 60cm depending on pin level
Cadet – 9m or 18m; 40cm or 60cm depending on pin level
Junior – 9m or 18m; 40cm or 60cm depending on pin level
Senior – 18m; 40cm
Master – 18m; 40cm

*indicates that points are earned using Inner 10 ring scoring

A limited number of NASP lanes will be available (indoor only). NASP competitors will shoot standard 10m and 15m distances at 80 cm (standard) target face, with 3 scoring ends of 5 arrows for each distance.

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