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Apr
17
Tue
Intermediate Junior Archery (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Apr 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter – the intermediate class is open to students who have completed at least 2 quarters of the JOAD Program.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. The course includes achievement awards, skill training, and games with 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.

No equipment required, but personal equipment is allowed for some portions of the class. Students should wear close-toed shoes only.

If seats are listed as available, students may register & 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.

Class is usually not held the week of a major holiday. Check “Meeting on” list above. Class is canceled in the event or threat of an imminent severe weather warning.

$40/participant/quarter + membership in USA Archery

Intro to Competition Rifle Shooting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Expand your firearms knowledge & skill! This 5 week session includes classroom and range time every week. Participants are expected to come to class with a working knowledge of gun safety and be capable of shooting a rifle with minimal instruction.

Minimum age for students is 17 unless granted special permission by the instructor.

In the classroom, we’ll discuss the basics of becoming involved in competition rifle shooting, as well as hone marksmanship techniques. In the range, we’ll get comfortable with a competition environment by holding a different type of mock match each night.

If bringing your own gun, plan on shooting 60 cartridges per night. Personal rifles are limited to .17 or .22 caliber (magnums & stingers okay; no .223s). Guns must be in SAFE WORKING ORDER. All action types allowed for the purposes of the class. Air rifles are also permitted.

If shooting facility .22 rifles, the registration cost will be increased. Minimum 4 registered students to hold class – you must preregister.

This class skips the week of May 8th.

Due on April 17th: $60/student/own equipment & ammo $110/student/facility equipment & ammo

Intermediate Junior Archery (JOAD) and Adult Archery Program: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Apr 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter – the intermediate class is open to students who have completed at least ONE quarter of JOAD.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. The course includes achievement awards, skill training, and games with 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.

No equipment required, but personal equipment is allowed for some portions of the class. Students should wear close-toed shoes only.

If seats are listed as available, students may register & 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.

Class is usually not held the week of a major holiday. Check “Meeting on” list above. Class is canceled in the event or threat of an imminent severe weather warning.

$40/participant/quarter + membership in USA Archery

Apr
18
Wed
Project WILD and Aquatic WILD Educator Workshop @ Chadron State College
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

To register for this FREE Educator Workshop please email amanda.filipi@nebraska.gov with your first and last name, affiliation and phone number.

In Nebraska, Project WILD workshops provide training for both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD guides. Participants of Project WILD workshops can expect to learn not only content knowledge but also skills to implement activities into their setting. Workshops provide participants with both the Project WILD and Aquatic WILD guide.

Both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD are K-12 curriculums that teach lessons such as life cycles, habitats, wildlife populations, biodiversity, land management, and human-wildlife interactions. Project WILD focuses on terrestrial habitats including prairie, forests, urban and farm land. Aquatic WILD focuses on aquatic habitats including rivers, lakes, oceans and wetlands.

Explore Archery: Wednesdays Mar-Apr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Apr 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery.

If you are new to the sport of archery and looking for an introductory program to sign up for, Explore Archery has what you need to get started! You’ll learn range safety, the fundamentals of archery shooting, and the parts of a bow & arrow, plus play exciting games and earn achievement awards.

Ages 8 and over.

Preregistration required/class size limited.

$40/student/8 week session; equipment included or bring your own

Apr
19
Thu
Explore Archery: Thursdays Apr-May @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Explore Archery (Archery for Beginners) is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery.

If you are new to the sport of archery and looking for an introductory program to sign up for, Explore Archery has what you need to get started! You’ll learn range safety, the fundamentals of archery shooting, and the parts of a bow & arrow, plus play exciting games and earn achievement awards.

Ages 8 and over.

Preregistration required/class size limited.

$40/student/8 week session; equipment included or bring your own

Center Shot Archery Academy (JOAD): Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Advanced Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD). Enrollment by instructor permission only.

This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on skill development. Students should wear close-toed shoes only.

Class is usually not held the week of a major holiday. Check “Meeting on” list above. Class is canceled in the event or threat of an imminent severe weather warning.

$40/participant/quarter + membership in USA Archery

Apr
20
Fri
Competitive Compound JOAD: Apr-Jun Qtr @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Apr 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

This Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) course is tailored to compound archers. The class will meet once per week from 5:30-7 p.m. and each lesson will focus on the form, equipment, and attitude needed to shoot a compound bow in competitive settings.

PREREQUISITES:
1. Personal compound equipment is required
2. Equipment should be fitted to the individual in terms of draw weight and length before the first class
3. Membership to USA Archery (https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Archery)

Class is usually not held the week of a major holiday. Check “Meeting on” list above. Class is canceled in the event or threat of an imminent severe weather warning.

$40/participant/quarter + membership in USA Archery

Apr
21
Sat
Becoming an Outdoors Woman – Outdoor Survival Skills Workshop @ Fort Kearny State Recreation Area
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Ever wonder what you’d do if you became stranded in the wild?

Learn the basics of what to do (and what not to do) should you ever find yourself in an outdoor survival situation. The morning will cover woods awareness, fire making, shelter building, safety kits and other topics to help keep you alive and safe. After a campfire lunch we will test your outdoor knowledge in hypothetical survival situations.

Youth Fishing Instructor Certification Class @ Nebraska Outdoor Education Center
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Youth fishing instructors will receive training and tools to conduct fishing clinics. These volunteers will have access to Game and Parks’ loaner fishing equipment and educational materials for events, as well as receive program incentives. They also are encouraged to volunteer for such Nebraska Game and Parks programs as Family Fishing Nights and the Outdoor Expos. There is no cost to become or participate as a Youth Fishing Instructor.

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