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Jan
25
Sat
Outdoor Ed Center NASP/IBO 3D Challenge @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

NASP/IBO 3D Challenge hosted by the Outdoor Education Center.

Check in desk open at 3 pm.

Flights start at 4, 5, 6, and 7 pm. (Please arrive 45 minutes prior to your scheduled flight time.)

Maximum 24 archers per flight. Register to reserve your spot; walk-ins welcome but are not guaranteed a flight time.

Online registration closes Wednesday, January 22 at 5pm. Any registration after that date/time is walk-in only.

$1 spectator fee charged at the door to all non-competitors age 10 and older, except designated volunteers and NASP BAI certified coaches.

$11/archer.

Concessions not provided.

Additional details:

– Individuals in grades 4-12 welcome

– Placement awards for individuals only (no teams)

– Award ceremony approximately 8 pm for top 3 archers in standard NASP divisions – female elementary, middle, and high school & male elementary, middle, and high school.

Jan
27
Mon
Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 27 @ 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)

Jan
28
Tue
Archery 2 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 28 @ 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

Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop @ North Creek Child Development Center
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This workshop requires pre-registration.  Please email monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your full name, phone number, and affiliation to register.  Registration is limited at 20 participants.

Growing up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive attitudes and behaviors about nature and life-long social and academic skills. This award-winning early childhood curriculum guide is for educators of children ages 3-7. The guide builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature by providing age appropriate, interdisciplinary lessons. Each thematic lesson includes multiple activities which teach math, reading, letter recognition, science, social studies as well as social-emotional skills.

Each participant will receive a copy of the Growing UP WILD Curriculum upon completion of this training.

Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop @ Educational Service Unit (ESU) #7
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This event requires pre-registration.  To register email jamie.bachmann@nebraska.gov with your full name, affiliation, grades you work with and subjects taught.  Workshop is limited to 20 participants…register today!

Growing Up WILD is a high-quality, easy to use curriculum guide for all educators, after school program leaders, and in home daycare providers who work with children ages 3-7 years old.  This curriculum involves social, emotional, physical, and cognitive domains to help foster learning in all areas.

Participants will receive:

  • Growing Up WILD curriculum guide with 21 lesson plans
  • 2.5 hours of approved in-service hours
Jan
29
Wed
Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 29 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Special offer! If you are brand new to our Center Shot Academy JOAD program, call us at 402-471-6141 about our 20% registration discount just for you! (Only valid for the Wednesday section.)

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)

Toad Abode Craft Night at Cosmic Eye Brewing @ Cosmic Eye Brewing
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We’re partnering with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission to make Toad Abodes! These houses attract cool amphibians to your backyard. Why would you want toads in your backyard? Toads eat garden pests like slugs, flies, grubs and grasshoppers and they’re fun to watch! Toads feed at night and need shelter and moisture during the day. This one is fun & easy! Free with purchase!

Nebrasjka Game and Pars is bringing along a few live toads to inspire your creations! We’ll start promptly at 7:00.

Jan
30
Thu
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Explore Archery is a fun and perfect fit for beginners of any ability wanting to get started in the sport of archery.

If a student is fairly new to archery and looking for a full introductory program, Explore Archery has everything you need – bows, arrows, and enthusiastic instructors! You’ll learn range safety, fundamentals of archery shooting, and parts of a bow and arrow – plus receive skill-building coaching and play exciting games.

Ages 8 and over.

Archery 3 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The advanced level class is open to students that have previously been enrolled at the team level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites.

This additional Center Shot Archery Academy class section offers high level coaching with educational opportunities outside of class, such as personalized equipment advice and individual coaching sessions. Students have the opportunity to continue to hone the skills needed to earn pins and work at an advanced competency level for either competition or recreation.

Ages 8 and over.

Prerequisites:
– Name at least seven steps of the NTS Shot Cycle
– Earn at least 5 pins (black pin) in any discipline
– Personal equipment

Archery Team – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The team is open to students that have previously been enrolled at the team level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites.

Center Shot Archery Academy team members are focused on competing in their chosen sport and taking their abilities to the next level – locally and nationally. Team members have amazing opportunities as they travel, meet archers from other teams, and test their skills with various styles of tournaments. Parents/students must fill out an understanding of commitment form. Personal coaching and additional educational opportunities mean that students keep growing in proportion to the work they put in.

Ages 8 and over.

Prerequisites:
– Archery 3
– Name at least seven steps of the NTS Shot Cycle
– Earn at least 5 pins (black pin) in any discipline
– Personal equipment
– Committed to compete
– 8 local tournaments
– 1 regional or national tournament

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