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As of July 1, Game and Parks will begin hosting some educational and naturalist programs on a limited basis. Visitors to offices, interpretive centers, education centers, nature centers and indoor events are temporarily required to wear a face mask. Please visit outdoornebraska.org/healthinfo for more information.

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.

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.

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
Ladies Lunch and Lesson @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 12 @ 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Perfect for beginners, our Lunch and Lessons firearm series provides an introduction to different gun types – at a convenient time.

Fridays in July 11:15-12pm! This month, be sure to bring your sack lunch with you. Attend from one to all four sessions depending on your schedule. Each session will include a hands-on firearm activity.

July 12: Rifle (.22 caliber) – $20

July 19: Muzzleloader – $20

July 26: Pistol (.22 caliber) – $20

August 2: Shotgun – $20

Register for all four and receive $10 off!

Summer NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Don’t leave archery behind for the summer. Join us for NASP league and you can practice every week… for prizes!

If you were a member of a public, private, parochial, or homeschool club during the 2018-2019 school year, sign up for this league and compete all through June and July. Prizes include archery gear, arrows, and possibly a bow or two.

Haven?t been a member of an existing program? You can still join by first getting up to speed with our one-session Introduction to NASP class May 28 3:30-4:30 p.m.

New this season: league is listed as meeting twice per week. Participants may select one regular day to attend and do make-ups as needed during the alternate day. No make-ups are permitted during other times – league must be shot during listed times. Make up rounds may be completed PRIOR to or during the missed week only.

One Mathews Genesis bow will be awarded by drawing for every 20 participants!

Archery 2 (Compound) – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 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 compound bow in hunting, 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.

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
– Personal compound equipment is required (equipment should be fitted to the individual in terms of draw weight and length before the first class)

Jul
13
Sat
CLOSED – INDOOR RANGES TO PUBLIC @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 13 all-day

The Outdoor Education Center’s indoor ranges will be closed to public use July 13th, 2019. The outdoor archery range will be closed to public until noon.

USA Archery Pin Shoot – Outdoor 720 @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 13 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

For Outdoor (see details for each event below general section):

Check in begins at 8 am; shooting begins at 9 am.

MEMBERSHIP
The tournament is open to all USA Archery as well as archers with no affiliation. Eligible USA Archery members can earn qualifying pin scores (pins are to be physically awarded by your home club – please check with your coach). No placement awards or door prizes will be given.

Preregistration is very appreciated! Tournament fee and USA Membership fee are separate payments, if needed. Contact us at 402-471-6141 if you experience difficulty with registration.

$10/youth, $15/adult

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Outdoor JOAD / AAD Pin Shoot (6 ends of 6 arrows = 36 arrows, 2 times => 72 arrow total)

Archers will have the opportunity to earn up to two pins; this event is double that of a standard outdoor pin qualification round.

Distance (in meters); target face size (in centimeters) for each bow style

Compound
Bowman – 25m; 6-ring, 80cm*
Cub – 30m; 6-ring, 80cm*
Cadet – 50m; 6-ring, 80cm*
Junior – 50m; 6-ring, 80cm*
Senior – 50m; 6-ring, 80 cm
Master – 50m; 6-ring, 80 cm

Olympic Recurve
Bowman – 30m; 122cm
Cub – 50m; 122cm
Cadet – 60m; 122 cm
Junior – 70m; 122cm
Senior – 70m; 122 cm
Master – 60m; 122 cm

Barebow
Bowman – 30m; 122 cm
Cub – 30m; 122 cm
Cadet – 50m; 122 cm
Junior – 50m; 122 cm
Senior – 50m; 122 cm
Master – 50m; 122 cm

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