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Nov
19
Sun
Citizen Science in the Classroom Educator Workshop @ Hastings Museum
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. PLEASE SEND YOUR NAME, E-MAIL AND SCHOOL/GRADE TAUGHT TO JAMIE BACHMANN, jamie.backmann@nebraska.gov.

“Citizen Science in your Classroom” provides opportunities for your students to participate in REAL scientific investigations. Citizen science can inspire and motivate your students to create meaningful connections to the natural world and help scientists by gathering data, monitoring or interpreting results to produce relevant research. This FREE workshop will provide you with an introduction to citizen science; immerse you in a variety of current citizen science projects and present ways to incorporate citizen science into your science curriculum.

Who should attend:

-Early elementary to middle school educators and afterschool providers

Participants will receive:

– An introduction to citizen science

– Inspiration and guidance to incorporate activities into your classroom

– Citizen science activities and resources

Explore Rifle (Ages 11-16) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

For ages 11 to 16 only.

Each session there will be a lesson, hands-on firearms instruction, and a shooting exercise. We provide all equipment – rifles, ammo, targets, and eye and ear protection.

Participants are invited to bring their own rimfire rifle to the range after the first few weeks. However, personal equipment is not required.

The focus of this class is to improve shooting skills and learn firearm safety. The skills learned can be applied to recreation, hunting, and/or competition. We’ll follow the NRA Marksmanship Qualification program, spend a significant amount of time in the range practicing, and conduct a basic shooting match to learn range commands and disciplined shooting. Participants may earn NRA Marksmanship Patches and Rockers.

Pre-registration required / class size limited. Minimum 4 registered students required to hold class. Registration closes Nov 11th.

$40 per student for 4 week session, due on November 12th.

Nov
21
Tue
Nebraska Hunt Safe Session @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Those ages 11-15 who have completed their online firearm/bowhunter or bowhunter-only safety course must attend a Hunt Safe session to complete their proof of hunter education. Registration and details available online at HuntSafeNebraska.org.

Be sure to bring the certificate of online completion and parental release form!

Nov
24
Fri
Nebraska Bowhunter Education Classroom Course @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bowhunter education courses will provide instruction in the safe use of bowhunting equipment, the fundamentals of bowhunting, shooting and hunting techniques, game identification, conservation management as well as hunter ethics.

Bowhunter education classes are offered by knowledgeable and dedicated volunteer instructors for students 12 through 29 years of age. Students 11 years of age and older on the examination day will be able to take the test and complete the course and may be issued a certificate of successful completion of the course.

Archery Hunters ages 12 through 29 must have completed a separate Bowhunter Education Course and carry proof on their person when hunting Deer, Antelope, Elk or Mountain Sheep with a bow and arrow or crossbow.

Please remember to bring signed parental release form. Students must attend entire class both days to receive certification.

Nov
25
Sat
Nebraska Bowhunter Education Classroom Course @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bowhunter education courses will provide instruction in the safe use of bowhunting equipment, the fundamentals of bowhunting, shooting and hunting techniques, game identification, conservation management as well as hunter ethics.

Bowhunter education classes are offered by knowledgeable and dedicated volunteer instructors for students 12 through 29 years of age. Students 11 years of age and older on the examination day will be able to take the test and complete the course and may be issued a certificate of successful completion of the course.

Archery Hunters ages 12 through 29 must have completed a separate Bowhunter Education Course and carry proof on their person when hunting Deer, Antelope, Elk or Mountain Sheep with a bow and arrow or crossbow.

Please remember to bring signed parental release form. Students must attend entire class both days to receive certification.

Nov
26
Sun
Explore Rifle (Ages 11-16) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

For ages 11 to 16 only.

Each session there will be a lesson, hands-on firearms instruction, and a shooting exercise. We provide all equipment – rifles, ammo, targets, and eye and ear protection.

Participants are invited to bring their own rimfire rifle to the range after the first few weeks. However, personal equipment is not required.

The focus of this class is to improve shooting skills and learn firearm safety. The skills learned can be applied to recreation, hunting, and/or competition. We’ll follow the NRA Marksmanship Qualification program, spend a significant amount of time in the range practicing, and conduct a basic shooting match to learn range commands and disciplined shooting. Participants may earn NRA Marksmanship Patches and Rockers.

Pre-registration required / class size limited. Minimum 4 registered students required to hold class. Registration closes Nov 11th.

$40 per student for 4 week session, due on November 12th.

Nov
27
Mon
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 27 @ 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 skill development.

No equipment required, but personal equipment is allowed for some portions of the class. Students should wear close-toed shoes only.

Instructors on hand to teach skills, work at your own pace.

Cost is $40.00 per quarter + membership in USA Archery.

If seats are listed as available, students may register & 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.

Class is usually not held the week of a major holiday. Check “Meeting on” list above. Class is canceled in the event or threat of an imminent severe weather warning.

Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 27 @ 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 skill development.

No equipment required, but personal equipment is allowed for some portions of the class. Students should wear close-toed shoes only.

Instructors on hand to teach skills, work at your own pace.

Cost is $40.00 per quarter + membership in USA Archery.

If seats are listed as available, students may register & 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.

Class is usually not held the week of a major holiday. Check “Meeting on” list above. Class is canceled in the event or threat of an imminent severe weather warning.

Nov
28
Tue
Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Oct-Dec Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 28 @ 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 skill development.

No equipment required, but personal equipment is allowed for some portions of the class. Students should wear close-toed shoes only.

Instructors on hand to teach skills, work at your own pace.

Cost is $40.00 per quarter + membership in USA Archery.

If seats are listed as available, students may register & 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.

Class is usually not held the week of a major holiday. Check “Meeting on” list above. Class is canceled in the event or threat of an imminent severe weather warning.

Learn to Hunt – Deer (Muzzleloader) Workshop @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Game and Parks Specialists will be talking about the strategies, gear and techniques that will help in your pursuit of deer this Fall with a muzzleloader. Designed to improve confidence and expand knowledge for those with little to no experience the workshops are free and open to anyone interested in becoming more successful!

 

Please pre-register online!

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