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Apr
23
Mon
Intermediate Junior Archery (JOAD) And Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Apr 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter – the intermediate class is open to students who have completed at least ONE quarter of JOAD.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. The course includes achievement awards, skill training, and games with 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.

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

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.

$40/participant/quarter + membership in USA Archery

Introduction to Handgun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Apr 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Our Introduction to Handgun 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 for students ages 16 and over.

Course covers:
• Handgun knowledge & safe handling
• Ammunition knowledge
• Fundamentals of handgun shooting
• Actual range practice
• Eye & ear protection, guns, & targets provided

This class is designed for the people with little to no knowledge of handguns, or those who are years out of practice and want a good refresher course starting at the beginning. The class will begin in the classroom discussing the different types of handguns and how to handle them safely, ammunition, and the fundamentals of handgun shooting.

The second portion of the class is spent on the range. The basics of stance, sight picture, and trigger control are emphasized to maximize success the first time out. After completing this class the goal is that participants will be prepared to safely use the range.

Required equipment: none; may bring your personal equipment if you have it (with 25 rounds of ammunition). Closed neck shirts and closed toe shoes are recommended.

Prerequisites: none

Cost: $45

Beginner Junior Archery (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter – the beginner class is open to students who are new to JOAD or have only completed one quarter. Explore Archery is a recommended prerequisite but not required.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. The course includes achievement awards, skill training, and games with 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.

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

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.

$40/participant/quarter + membership in USA Archery

Apr
24
Tue
Intermediate Junior Archery (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Apr 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter – the intermediate class is open to students who have completed at least 2 quarters of the JOAD Program.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. The course includes achievement awards, skill training, and games with 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.

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

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.

$40/participant/quarter + membership in USA Archery

Intro to Competition Rifle Shooting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Expand your firearms knowledge & skill! This 5 week session includes classroom and range time every week. Participants are expected to come to class with a working knowledge of gun safety and be capable of shooting a rifle with minimal instruction.

Minimum age for students is 17 unless granted special permission by the instructor.

In the classroom, we’ll discuss the basics of becoming involved in competition rifle shooting, as well as hone marksmanship techniques. In the range, we’ll get comfortable with a competition environment by holding a different type of mock match each night.

If bringing your own gun, plan on shooting 60 cartridges per night. Personal rifles are limited to .17 or .22 caliber (magnums & stingers okay; no .223s). Guns must be in SAFE WORKING ORDER. All action types allowed for the purposes of the class. Air rifles are also permitted.

If shooting facility .22 rifles, the registration cost will be increased. Minimum 4 registered students to hold class – you must preregister.

This class skips the week of May 8th.

Due on April 17th: $60/student/own equipment & ammo $110/student/facility equipment & ammo

Nebraska Hunt Safe Session @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Apr 24 @ 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. Additional class dates and full details available at HuntSafeNebraska.org.

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

Intermediate Junior Archery (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter – the intermediate class is open to students who have completed at least ONE quarter of JOAD.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. The course includes achievement awards, skill training, and games with 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.

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

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.

$40/participant/quarter + membership in USA Archery

Apr
25
Wed
Explore Archery: Wednesdays Mar-Apr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Apr 25 @ 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 archery and looking for an introductory program to sign up for, Explore Archery has what you need to get started! You’ll learn range safety, the fundamentals of archery shooting, and the parts of a bow & arrow, plus play exciting games and earn achievement awards.

Ages 8 and over.

Preregistration required/class size limited.

$40/student/8 week session; equipment included or bring your own

Apr
26
Thu
Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop @ Concordia University- Seward
Apr 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am

To register for this FREE Educator Workshop email monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your first and last name, phone number and affiliation.

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.

Introduction to Handgun @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Our Introduction to Handgun 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 for students ages 16 and over.

Course covers:
• Handgun knowledge & safe handling
• Ammunition knowledge
• Fundamentals of handgun shooting
• Actual range practice
• Eye & ear protection, guns, & targets provided

This class is designed for the people with little to no knowledge of handguns, or those who are years out of practice and want a good refresher course starting at the beginning. The class will begin in the classroom discussing the different types of handguns and how to handle them safely, ammunition, and the fundamentals of handgun shooting.

The second portion of the class is spent on the range. The basics of stance, sight picture, and trigger control are emphasized to maximize success the first time out. After completing this class the goal is that participants will be prepared to safely use the range.

Required equipment: none; may bring your personal equipment if you have it (with 25 rounds of ammunition). Closed neck shirts and closed toe shoes are recommended.

Prerequisites: none

Cost: $45

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