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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.

Jun
10
Wed
CANCELED – Learn to Hunt Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 10 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

This event has been canceled.

Students will learn the fundamentals of safe and successful hunting, including hunting techniques, firearm handling and marksmanship, species identification, tree stand safety, and conservation principles. Students will gain hands-on experience with modern bowhunting equipment and firearms (.22 caliber provided) in our indoor ranges.

Post-camp mentored hunting experiences offered for graduates of this camp.

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
11
Thu
CANCELED – Learn to Hunt Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 11 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

This event has been canceled.

Students will learn the fundamentals of safe and successful hunting, including hunting techniques, firearm handling and marksmanship, species identification, tree stand safety, and conservation principles. Students will gain hands-on experience with modern bowhunting equipment and firearms (.22 caliber provided) in our indoor ranges.

Post-camp mentored hunting experiences offered for graduates of this camp.

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
13
Sat
Reptiles & Amphibians of Nebraska @ Rock 'n' Joe Coffee Bar
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

If you love coffee and reptiles/amphibians then this event is for you! Come join Nebraska Game and Parks as we partner with Rock ‘n’ Joe Coffee Bar in Lincoln!

Here, we will explore the wonderful world of Nebraska’s reptiles and amphibians as you have never seen them before. While you enjoy some great beer we will have a wildlife expert educate you about our 29 snake species and 14 amphibians on where they live, what they eat, and even discuss our venomous species!

There will be live amphibians and reptiles on display!

Event is FREE and family friendly!

Jun
16
Tue
CANCELED – Nebraska Adventures Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 16 @ 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
17
Wed
CANCELED – Nebraska Adventures Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 17 @ 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
18
Thu
CANCELED – Nebraska Adventures Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 18 @ 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
23
Tue
CANCELED – Wilderness Survival Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 23 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

This event has been canceled.

Learning how to prepare for adventures (expected or unexpected) without modern conveniences is a worthy challenge. This camp will teach participants essential skills that can come in handy when something doesn’t go according to plan, or might be particularly fun to try on a camping trip.

Participants will gain knowledge useful for single day outdoor trips, more extended hiking excursions, and/or travel emergencies.

Topics covered include fire building, wildlife identification, hunting skills, outdoor cooking, water resources, hiking, shelter building, essential supplies, and first aid.

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
24
Wed
CANCELED – Wilderness Survival Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 24 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

This event has been canceled.

Learning how to prepare for adventures (expected or unexpected) without modern conveniences is a worthy challenge. This camp will teach participants essential skills that can come in handy when something doesn’t go according to plan, or might be particularly fun to try on a camping trip.

Participants will gain knowledge useful for single day outdoor trips, more extended hiking excursions, and/or travel emergencies.

Topics covered include fire building, wildlife identification, hunting skills, outdoor cooking, water resources, hiking, shelter building, essential supplies, and first aid.

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
25
Thu
CANCELED – Wilderness Survival Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jun 25 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

This event has been canceled.

Learning how to prepare for adventures (expected or unexpected) without modern conveniences is a worthy challenge. This camp will teach participants essential skills that can come in handy when something doesn’t go according to plan, or might be particularly fun to try on a camping trip.

Participants will gain knowledge useful for single day outdoor trips, more extended hiking excursions, and/or travel emergencies.

Topics covered include fire building, wildlife identification, hunting skills, outdoor cooking, water resources, hiking, shelter building, essential supplies, and first aid.

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
29
Mon
LEED Educator Workshop @ Ponca State Park
Jun 29 @ 8:00 am – Jun 30 @ 4:00 pm

Join Nebraska Project WILD & the Nebraska Natural Legacy
Project for a FREE two day in-depth educator workshop!

2020 will highlight the picturesque view of the Ponca and
Missouri River Bluffs Biologically Unique Landscape. You
are invited to explore and investigate the steep bluffs
of the Missouri along the un-channelized river in the
Northeast portion of Nebraska. The majority of the bluffs
support eastern deciduous forest dominated by bur oak,
basswood and ironwood as well as upland tallgrass prairie.
Participants will engage with natural resource professionals
who will share their knowledge and passion of the unique
flora and fauna of this area in Nebraska.

Why Attend?
Each participant will receive a wealth of knowledge to use
when incorporating local ecology into their curriculum. Plus,
participants will receive numerous educational resources
including field guides and activities specific to this area.

Who Should Attend?
This workshop is specifically designed for 5th-12th formal
classroom educators in Nebraska. Teachers of all
subjects will find this workshop useful.

Cost To Attend?
This two-day intensive workshop is FREE and includes all
meals and lodging.
Ready To Register?

Please email monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your
full name, phone number, mailing address, school/affiliation,
grade levels and subjects taught.

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