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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
17
Fri
Beyond BOW Summer Evening Canoe Trip @ Schramm State Park Boat Launch
Jun 17 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Here’s your chance to experience the Platte River in a canoe. Feel the exhilaration of physical challenge and immerse yourself in the rhythms of Nebraska’s wilderness. Paddling, reading the water and navigation will be part of the trip. Participants are required to have previously canoeing experience.

To view the event flyer for more details or to register click the event website tab. Remember, you must pay your registration fee via PayPal.

Sep
23
Sat
Becoming an Outdoors Family Camp Carol Joy Holling @ Camp Carol Joy Holling
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm

Join us for a Becoming an Outdoor Family (BOF) Camp at Camp Carol Joy Holling in Ashland, NE. NGPC’s BOF camp is designed for new and novice campers who are looking to get started camping but need a bit of encouragement.  During the weekend families will stay in cozy cabins or a tent (we will provide a tent if you need one) and experience a variety of outdoor fun. Kayaking, fishing,  archery and shooting sports, outdoor cooking over a campfire, Dutch ovens and Can cookers. That’s not all! Families will also explore the outdoors learning about nature, wildlife, aquatic life and the flora and fauna of the Platte Valley.

Jun
9
Sat
Becoming an Outdoors Family Louisville SRA & Platte River State Park @ Louisville State Recreation Area
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – Jun 10 @ 2:30 pm
Becoming an Outdoors Family Louisville SRA & Platte River State Park @ Louisville State Recreation Area

Join us for a Becoming an Outdoor Family (BOF) Camp at Louisville State Recreation Area & Platte River State Park, NE. NGPC’s BOF camp is designed for new and novice campers who are looking to get started camping but need a bit of encouragement.  During the weekend families will stay in a tent (we will provide a tent if you need one) and experience a variety of outdoor fun. Kayaking, fishing,  archery and shooting sports, outdoor cooking over a campfire, Dutch ovens and Can cookers. That’s not all! Families will also explore the outdoors learning about nature, wildlife, aquatic life and the flora and fauna of the Platte Valley. Registration form can be found at the website outdoornebraska.gov/bof/

 

Aug
3
Fri
Becoming an Outdoors Family Ponca State Park @ Ponca State Park
Aug 3 @ 5:30 pm – Aug 5 @ 8:00 am
Becoming an Outdoors Family Ponca State Park @ Ponca State Park

Join us for a Becoming an Outdoor Family (BOF) Camp at Ponca State Park, Ponca, NE. NGPC’s BOF camp is designed for new and novice campers who are looking to get started camping but need a bit of encouragement.  During the weekend families will stay in a tent (we will provide a tent if you need one) and experience a variety of outdoor fun. Kayaking, fishing,  archery and shooting sports, outdoor cooking over a campfire, Dutch ovens and Can cookers. That’s not all! Families will also explore the outdoors learning about nature, wildlife, aquatic life and the flora and fauna of the Platte Valley. Registration form can be found at the website outdoornebraska.gov/bof/

 

Nov
10
Tue
BOW- Beginning Nature Journaling @ Online ZOOM
Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A nature journal can be an extremely powerful and individual tool to have! Not only will a nature journal unlock your creativity, but it can provide data from the past to help observe patterns, it helps students and adults understand the importance of good data collection, and reinforces the scientific process. All while, expressing art, reading, and writing skills.
Come join us as we investigate the beginnings of keeping a nature journal (digitally of course). We will explore what goes in a nature journal, beginning drawing and observation keeping skills.
To register for the event click the link below: https://outdoornebraska.zoom.us/…/tJIscOyopjMqHNdQAQeSy…
Once you are registered you will receive a confirmation email with more information, on the day and time of the event log on to view.
Have questions or want more information? Email monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov
Nov
24
Tue
Hunting Happy Hour: Muzzleloader Deer Hunting @ Online
Nov 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cheers! Unravel the mystery, excitement and challenge of the hunt by joining Nebraska Game and Parks educators for an informal and interactive, virtual visit. This muzzleloader deer hunting Zoom-based get-together will give you the confidence and knowledge to seek out your own adventures this fall and beyond. Ideal for adults with little to zero experience, but interested in learning how. Attend one or several 60-minute Happy Hours from the comfort of your home or office.

Pre-registration is required! Register today at: http://outdoornebraska.gov/workshops/

Dec
2
Wed
Hunting Happy Hour: Predator Hunting 101 @ Online
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cheers! Unravel the mystery, excitement and challenge of the hunt by joining Nebraska Game and Parks educators for an informal and interactive, virtual visit. This predator hunting Zoom-based get-together will give you the confidence and knowledge to seek out your own adventures this fall and beyond. Ideal for adults with little to zero experience, but interested in learning how. Attend one or several 60-minute Happy Hours from the comfort of your home or office.

Pre-registration is required! Register today at: http://outdoornebraska.gov/workshops/

Dec
9
Wed
Hunting Happy Hour: Late-Season Squirrel Hunting @ Online
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cheers! Unravel the mystery, excitement and challenge of the hunt by joining Nebraska Game and Parks educators for an informal and interactive, virtual visit. This squirrel hunting Zoom-based get-together will give you the confidence and knowledge to seek out your own adventures this fall and beyond. Ideal for adults with little to zero experience, but interested in learning how. Attend one or several 60-minute Happy Hours from the comfort of your home or office.

Pre-registration is required! Register today at: http://outdoornebraska.gov/workshops/

Dec
16
Wed
Hunting Happy Hour: Late-Season Waterfowl Hunting @ Online
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Cheers! Unravel the mystery, excitement and challenge of the hunt by joining Nebraska Game and Parks educators for an informal and interactive, virtual visit. This waterfowl hunting Zoom-based get-together will give you the confidence and knowledge to seek out your own adventures this fall and beyond. Ideal for adults with little to zero experience, but interested in learning how. Attend one or several 60-minute Happy Hours from the comfort of your home or office.

Pre-registration is required! Register today at: http://outdoornebraska.gov/workshops/

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