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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.

May
22
Fri
Bird Walk @ Lake Ogallala State Recreation Area
May 22 @ 8:00 am

This event has been CANCELLED

Meet at the trail head, on the south end of the eastern Lake Ogallala campground. Binoculars and bird guides provided. Birders of all levels of expertise welcome!

Park entry permit required.

CANCELED – Archery 2 – (Compound) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

This event has been canceled.

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)

CANCELED – Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This event has been canceled.

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.

May
23
Sat
Native Bees @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area
May 23 @ 5:04 pm

CANCELLED.

Native bees need love too! Come see all their different shapes, sizes, and colors. Discover the flowers they like, and the different places they live. We will see what we can find in the Pollinator Plot behind the Visitor Center.

 

May
26
Tue
CANCELED – Counselor Team Training Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 26 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

This event has been canceled.

Camp counselors are a key part of making the Outdoor Education Center’s summer programs fun and memorable. This exciting new camp will provide specialty training for our camp crew for the summer season!

Learn how to instruct a variety of outdoor activities: target archery, bowfishing, slingshot, tomahawk, atlatl, hiking, photography, survival, knot tying, outdoor cooking, marksmanship, and more! Most of the instructional training will be done through hands-on activities.

Crew preparation will also cover conservation knowledge, schedules, safety procedures and training, communication, and crew responsibilities.

Please contact us at 402-471-6141 if you experience difficulty with registration. Payment required at time of registration.

Notes:
Withdrawals with refunds may be requested up to 30 days before first date of camp, less the registration fee of $45. Immediate online refunds will be refunded to your credit card (allow 10 days for processing). Other refunds can be requested as a check (may take 6-8 weeks to process) or as credit on your account (processed immediately). Within 30 days of camp withdrawals may be requested but refunds are unavailable.

May
27
Wed
CANCELED – Counselor Team Training Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 27 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

This event has been canceled.

Camp counselors are a key part of making the Outdoor Education Center’s summer programs fun and memorable. This exciting new camp will provide specialty training for our camp crew for the summer season!

Learn how to instruct a variety of outdoor activities: target archery, bowfishing, slingshot, tomahawk, atlatl, hiking, photography, survival, knot tying, outdoor cooking, marksmanship, and more! Most of the instructional training will be done through hands-on activities.

Crew preparation will also cover conservation knowledge, schedules, safety procedures and training, communication, and crew responsibilities.

Please contact us at 402-471-6141 if you experience difficulty with registration. Payment required at time of registration.

Notes:
Withdrawals with refunds may be requested up to 30 days before first date of camp, less the registration fee of $45. Immediate online refunds will be refunded to your credit card (allow 10 days for processing). Other refunds can be requested as a check (may take 6-8 weeks to process) or as credit on your account (processed immediately). Within 30 days of camp withdrawals may be requested but refunds are unavailable.

May
28
Thu
CANCELED – Counselor Team Training Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 28 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

This event has been canceled.

Camp counselors are a key part of making the Outdoor Education Center’s summer programs fun and memorable. This exciting new camp will provide specialty training for our camp crew for the summer season!

Learn how to instruct a variety of outdoor activities: target archery, bowfishing, slingshot, tomahawk, atlatl, hiking, photography, survival, knot tying, outdoor cooking, marksmanship, and more! Most of the instructional training will be done through hands-on activities.

Crew preparation will also cover conservation knowledge, schedules, safety procedures and training, communication, and crew responsibilities.

Please contact us at 402-471-6141 if you experience difficulty with registration. Payment required at time of registration.

Notes:
Withdrawals with refunds may be requested up to 30 days before first date of camp, less the registration fee of $45. Immediate online refunds will be refunded to your credit card (allow 10 days for processing). Other refunds can be requested as a check (may take 6-8 weeks to process) or as credit on your account (processed immediately). Within 30 days of camp withdrawals may be requested but refunds are unavailable.

Jun
2
Tue
CANCELED – Nebraska Adventures Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 2 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

This event has been canceled.

Designed for fledgling outdoors enthusiasts, the Nebraska Adventures Camp is a way to explore the state without the gas mileage. Campers will develop an appreciation of the natural world by exploring different regions – the wildlife, landscapes, and unique adventures only found in Nebraska.

Preparing them for future excursions, campers will learn how to put up tents, build campfires, cook outdoors, take photos, explore the wild, and play outdoor games. Practical safe skills with slingshots, bows, atlatl, and rifles are included.

If extended care* options are not selected, drop-off is no earlier than 15 minutes before camp and pick-up is no later than 15 minutes after.

*Extended care is available for participants needing to be dropped off earlier than 8:15 am and/or picked up after 4:15 pm. Extended care is $5 per morning or evening option and offers the opportunity for quiet self-guided activities. Participants may bring meals/snacks, books, etc.

Please contact us at 402-471-6141 if you experience difficulty with registration. Payment required at time of registration.

Notes:
Withdrawals with refunds may be requested up to 30 days before first date of camp, less the registration fee of $45. Immediate online refunds will be refunded to your credit card (allow 10 days for processing). Other refunds can be requested as a check (may take 6-8 weeks to process) or as credit on your account (processed immediately). Within 30 days of camp withdrawals may be requested but refunds are unavailable.

Jun
3
Wed
CANCELED – Nebraska Adventures Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 3 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

This event has been canceled.

Designed for fledgling outdoors enthusiasts, the Nebraska Adventures Camp is a way to explore the state without the gas mileage. Campers will develop an appreciation of the natural world by exploring different regions – the wildlife, landscapes, and unique adventures only found in Nebraska.

Preparing them for future excursions, campers will learn how to put up tents, build campfires, cook outdoors, take photos, explore the wild, and play outdoor games. Practical safe skills with slingshots, bows, atlatl, and rifles are included.

If extended care* options are not selected, drop-off is no earlier than 15 minutes before camp and pick-up is no later than 15 minutes after.

*Extended care is available for participants needing to be dropped off earlier than 8:15 am and/or picked up after 4:15 pm. Extended care is $5 per morning or evening option and offers the opportunity for quiet self-guided activities. Participants may bring meals/snacks, books, etc.

Please contact us at 402-471-6141 if you experience difficulty with registration. Payment required at time of registration.

Notes:
Withdrawals with refunds may be requested up to 30 days before first date of camp, less the registration fee of $45. Immediate online refunds will be refunded to your credit card (allow 10 days for processing). Other refunds can be requested as a check (may take 6-8 weeks to process) or as credit on your account (processed immediately). Within 30 days of camp withdrawals may be requested but refunds are unavailable.

Jun
4
Thu
CANCELED – Nebraska Adventures Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 4 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

This event has been canceled.

Designed for fledgling outdoors enthusiasts, the Nebraska Adventures Camp is a way to explore the state without the gas mileage. Campers will develop an appreciation of the natural world by exploring different regions – the wildlife, landscapes, and unique adventures only found in Nebraska.

Preparing them for future excursions, campers will learn how to put up tents, build campfires, cook outdoors, take photos, explore the wild, and play outdoor games. Practical safe skills with slingshots, bows, atlatl, and rifles are included.

If extended care* options are not selected, drop-off is no earlier than 15 minutes before camp and pick-up is no later than 15 minutes after.

*Extended care is available for participants needing to be dropped off earlier than 8:15 am and/or picked up after 4:15 pm. Extended care is $5 per morning or evening option and offers the opportunity for quiet self-guided activities. Participants may bring meals/snacks, books, etc.

Please contact us at 402-471-6141 if you experience difficulty with registration. Payment required at time of registration.

Notes:
Withdrawals with refunds may be requested up to 30 days before first date of camp, less the registration fee of $45. Immediate online refunds will be refunded to your credit card (allow 10 days for processing). Other refunds can be requested as a check (may take 6-8 weeks to process) or as credit on your account (processed immediately). Within 30 days of camp withdrawals may be requested but refunds are unavailable.

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