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Jul
10
Wed
Archery Academy Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 10 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am

This exclusively archery-focused camp will take students’ archery skills to the next level. Youth that are new, intermediate, or advanced will all find a path that adds to their knowledge and ability. Topics covered include range safety, equipment knowledge, scoring, intro to competition, stretching and exercises, and lots of practice time & games included!

Drop-off is no earlier than 15 minutes before camp and pick-up is no later than 15 minutes after. No extended hours are offered for this camp.

Please contact us at 402-471-6141 if you experience difficulty with registration. Payment required at time of registration; registration offered via our online system only this year.

Greetings, Grebes! @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
Jul 10 @ 8:00 am

Come say “hello” to the western grebes on the north side of the lake, and learn about other grebe species as well. Binoculars provided. Meet at Omaha Beach area.

Park entry permit required.

Family Fun Nights – McCook @ Red Willow Reservoir
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Family Fun Night activities include: Fishing (equipment provided), Archery, Kayaking and Family Cookout. All gear for activities will be provided. Only the park sticker needed to participate. All participants ages 16 and older need a fishing license to actively fish(OutdoorNebraska.org for permits).

Moon Viewing @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
Jul 10 @ 9:00 pm

Meet by the Visitor Center, at the first parking lot. Registration required, call (308)284-0855. Deadline is 5pm day of. Learn about moon phases, and where to find famous landmarks. Binoculars provided.

Park entry permit required.

Jul
11
Thu
Archery Academy Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 11 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am

This exclusively archery-focused camp will take students’ archery skills to the next level. Youth that are new, intermediate, or advanced will all find a path that adds to their knowledge and ability. Topics covered include range safety, equipment knowledge, scoring, intro to competition, stretching and exercises, and lots of practice time & games included!

Drop-off is no earlier than 15 minutes before camp and pick-up is no later than 15 minutes after. No extended hours are offered for this camp.

Please contact us at 402-471-6141 if you experience difficulty with registration. Payment required at time of registration; registration offered via our online system only this year.

Archery 3 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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

Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 11 @ 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.

Nebraska Bowfishing Mentor Program Northeast @ Ponca State Park
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Looking to Discover the World of Bowfishing? We have the program to get your feet in the water. We will explore the gear needed, where and how to go, how to prepare your catch, and how to do it! Best of all, this program is FREE! The dates for this series are July 9th, 11th, 18th, and 20th (the 20th will be held at Gavins Point Dam). Please pre-register.

Archery Team – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 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

Jul
12
Fri
Cowboy Mounted Shooting Event @ Fort Robinson State Park
Jul 12 – Jul 14 all-day

Contestants from Nebraska, Colorado, and Wyoming will participate in a mounted shooting contest will be held in the Arena each day.

Park entry permit required.

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