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Aug
1
Wed
Introduction to Shooting @ Platte River State Park
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bring the whole family* to the range this summer and learn to shoot. This class is intended for those new and novice shooters wanting to shoot in a family friendly educational facility. Participants will learn from experienced instructors on how to shoot safely and accurately. Firearms, archery equipment and safety gear will be provided.

Location: Outdoor Heritage Education Complex (OHEC)
at Platte River State Park
When: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
• August 1 Rifles & Muzzleloaders
• August 8 Archery
• August 15 Shotgun
Fee: $15 per person per session
Age Requirement: 10 years & older
Other Information:

• Limited to the first 15 registrations per event (registration required)
• 2018 Park permit required
• Cancellation prior to one week may be refunded.

Learn more about the event and register

Aug
3
Fri
Becoming an Outdoors Family Ponca State Park @ Ponca State Park
Aug 3 @ 5:30 pm – Aug 5 @ 8:00 am
Becoming an Outdoors Family Ponca State Park @ Ponca State Park

Join us for a Becoming an Outdoor Family (BOF) Camp at Ponca State Park, Ponca, NE. NGPC’s BOF camp is designed for new and novice campers who are looking to get started camping but need a bit of encouragement.  During the weekend families will stay in a tent (we will provide a tent if you need one) and experience a variety of outdoor fun. Kayaking, fishing,  archery and shooting sports, outdoor cooking over a campfire, Dutch ovens and Can cookers. That’s not all! Families will also explore the outdoors learning about nature, wildlife, aquatic life and the flora and fauna of the Platte Valley. Registration form can be found at the website outdoornebraska.gov/bof/

 

Aug
8
Wed
Introduction to Shooting @ Platte River State Park
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bring the whole family* to the range this summer and learn to shoot. This class is intended for those new and novice shooters wanting to shoot in a family friendly educational facility. Participants will learn from experienced instructors on how to shoot safely and accurately. Firearms, archery equipment and safety gear will be provided.

Location: Outdoor Heritage Education Complex (OHEC)
at Platte River State Park
When: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
• August 1 Rifles & Muzzleloaders
• August 8 Archery
• August 15 Shotgun
Fee: $15 per person per session
Age Requirement: 10 years & older
Other Information:

• Limited to the first 15 registrations per event (registration required)
• 2018 Park permit required
• Cancellation prior to one week may be refunded.

Learn more about the event and register

Aug
15
Wed
Introduction to Shooting @ Platte River State Park
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bring the whole family* to the range this summer and learn to shoot. This class is intended for those new and novice shooters wanting to shoot in a family friendly educational facility. Participants will learn from experienced instructors on how to shoot safely and accurately. Firearms, archery equipment and safety gear will be provided.

Location: Outdoor Heritage Education Complex (OHEC)
at Platte River State Park
When: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
• August 1 Rifles & Muzzleloaders
• August 8 Archery
• August 15 Shotgun
Fee: $15 per person per session
Age Requirement: 10 years & older
Other Information:

• Limited to the first 15 registrations per event (registration required)
• 2018 Park permit required
• Cancellation prior to one week may be refunded.

Learn more about the event and register

Oct
4
Thu
Wild Game Cooking Presentation @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center as we welcome Hank Shaw for his first-ever event in Nebraska. He will be talking about how to get more out of your wild game – focusing on upland birds. This is a chance to get some tips and pick up some new techniques for prepping and cooking your game and fish, and get a signed cookbook. This event is free to attend, and a portion of the proceeds of every cookbook sold goes to Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever to support habitat restoration.

Learn more about Hank Shaw at https://honest-food.net/

 

Dec
1
Sat
Archery on Fire @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Spend a fun day outdoors shooting archery with the whole family. This free event will feature archery, crossbows, tomahawk throwing and our new pellet gun shooting gallery. Warm up to the campfire and roast a few marshmallows. Kids crafts and campground games will keep you busy. Food will be available, sponsored by Scheels Sports of Omaha.

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