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Sep
23
Mon
Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Sep 23 @ 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)

Sep
24
Tue
Fall NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Sep 24 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Just because you are picking up your homework again this fall doesn’t mean you have to put down your bow. 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 program during the 2018-2019 school year, or are planning on joining this year, sign up for this league and compete from September to November. Prizes include archery gear, arrows, and possibly a bow or two.

Don’t have any experience with the National Archery in the Schools Program? You can still join by first getting up to speed with our one-session Introduction to NASP class September 10 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Tuesday line meets 5:15-6:15 pm

Friday line meets 4-5 pm

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

Students may join after league rounds have begun, however the registration fee cannot be prorated and make-ups aren’t permitted for missed weeks.

Bows and arrows available for those without access to their own gear.

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

Archery 2 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Sep 24 @ 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

Linking Literature & Science: Insects @ Gretna Public Library
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This workshop requires pre-registration.  To register email monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your full name, email address, ages of children you work with, and affiliation.

Join us as we investigate ways to use literature books to engage children in meaningful interdisciplinary lessons using insects.  We will connect literature books with simple, long-term science investigations.  This workshop is specifically designed for  preschool aged form and informal educators and daycare providers.

Workshop participants will receive:

insect-related science-focused lessons, insect related literature books, insects of Nebraska Field Guide

Sep
25
Wed
College Night on the Range @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Sep 25 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Take a break from the books this semester and pick up a bow at the Outdoor Education Center’s College Night on the Range. All college-age students shoot for only $5! This includes instruction and equipment if necessary, but personal equipment is also welcome.

No registration needed! Doors open at 8:30 pm and archers can shoot until 10 pm. No additional admittance after 9 pm. (Range will not be available during academic holiday weeks.)

Sep
26
Thu
Rimfire Pistol League (Fall Series) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Join us for this popular league for pistol enthusiasts of all skill levels. Pick from optical (red dot/scope) or metallic sight divisions, depending on your equipment.

Scores for each evening and a cumulative score for the 8 week series offer plenty of opportunity to get in on the action.

Course of fire: Target B-33, 50 rounds total in 15 minutes. Start at 5 yards – 15 rounds; 15 yards – 20 rounds; 25 yards – 15 rounds.

Minors ages 12-18 must be accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Shooters provide their own .22 pistol and ammunition.

Participants may arrive and start any time between 5-7:15 pm.

$45/participant/series

Archery 3 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 26 @ 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

Learn to Hunt – Deer @ Lincoln Park Fire Station
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come to learn about the strategies, gear and techniques that will help in your pursuit of deer this Fall. Designed to improve confidence and expand knowledge for those with little to no experience this workshop is for anyone interested in becoming more successful!

Please pre-register online!

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