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Oct
26
Sat
Ladies Safe – Hunt Safe Session at Ponca State Park @ Ponca State Park
Oct 26 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

This Ladies Safe Hunt Safe course is specifically for adult women looking to gain more experience in firearm and archery equipment, and hunting practices. An all ladies team will be leading the course. After the Hunt Safe Session, an optional one-hour discussion session with your lady instructors and a 3.5 hour live fire session will be available. If you choose to participate in the entire workshop, the day will conclude at 4 pm, more details will be sent upon registration. While recommended, these additional sessions are not required to obtain your certification. In order to obtain your certification, you must bring proof of your online course completion to the class.

There is not a traditional classroom course. A Hunt Safe is a requirement for online students (ages 11-15) after they complete the online course, but can also be used as an asset for those wishing to get more experience out of the course. The course will be 2 hours for review of firearm and archery practices.

Live fire will include .22 Rifles, Archery, and 20 Gauge Shotguns. All equipment and ammunition will be provided. DO NOT BRING YOUR OWN!

For questions or concerns, contact Instructor Holly Green at holly_green7@charter.net or 402.975.5698.

Ladies Safe – Female Focused Hunt Safe Session @ Maxwell Gun Club
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Fall hunting season is just around the corner! Are you ready to hit the field? Or maybe you are wanting to learn how to hunt? In recent years, hunter education has become more accommodating to our busy lifestyles. Simply complete the online course and then participate in a 2-hour hands-on session. This particular Ladies Safe Hunt Safe course is specifically for adult women looking to gain more experience in firearm and archery equipment, and hunting practices. An all ladies team will be leading the course.

After the Hunt Safe Session, an optional discussion session with your lady instructors and a live fire session will be available. While recommended, these additional sessions are not required to obtain your certification. In order to obtain your certification, you must bring proof of your online course completion to the class. A Hunt Safe is a requirement for online students ages 11-15 after they complete the online course, but can also be used as an asset for those wishing to get more experience out of the course. The course will be 2 hours for review of firearm and archery practices. Live fire will include .22 Rifles, Archery, and 20 Gauge Shotguns. All equipment and ammunition will be provided. DO NOT BRING YOUR OWN!”
Click this link to register: https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/147711

Oct
28
Mon
Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 28 @ 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)

Oct
29
Tue
Archery 2 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 29 @ 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

Oct
31
Thu
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 31 @ 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.

Nov
1
Fri
Archery 2 – JOAD (Compound) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 1 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 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 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)

Nov
2
Sat
Combo Hunter/Bowhunter Classroom Course @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

•Any child under 11 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian every session;
•At the first session, everyone under 18 years of age must give the instructor a signed, completed Parental Release Form (download, print, and sign);
•All students under 19 years of age should be accompanied by a parent/guardian to the first session to ensure appropriate information is received on dates, sessions, and additional requirements.

You must cancel your registration before Friday, November 1, 2019, at 11:00am CDT.

All registrants for this event must be 11 years of age by November 2, 2019.
To be certified for this event you must be at least 11 years old by the last day of the class.

Firearm hunters ages 12 through 29 must have completed a Firearm Education Course and carry proof on their person when hunting any species with a firearm, muzzleloader, or air gun.

Additionally:

Archery hunters ages 12 through 29 must have completed a Bowhunter Education Course and carry proof on their person when hunting Deer, Antelope, Elk, or Mountain Sheep with a bow or crossbow.

A Combination Course will provide instruction from knowledgeable and dedicated volunteer instructors in the safe use of firearm and archery equipment, fundamentals of hunting, shooting and hunting techniques, game identification, conservation management as well as hunter ethics.

Students 11 years of age and older on the examination day will be able to take the test and complete the course and may be issued certificates of successful completion of both Firearm and Bowhunter Education.

The classroom course is a minimum of 14 hours total and a minimum of 2 sessions. Most classes offered are 2 to 5 sessions.

•Any child under 11 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian every session;
•Those under 11 years of age will be required to complete the class in full following their 11th birthday. Online registration is only available to those ages 11 and older;
•At the first session, everyone under 18 years of age must give the instructor a signed, completed Parental Release Form (download, print, and sign);
•All students under 19 years of age should be accompanied by a parent/guardian to the first session to ensure appropriate information is received on dates, sessions, and additional requirements.

Nov
3
Sun
Combo Hunter/Bowhunter Classroom Course @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

•Any child under 11 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian every session;
•At the first session, everyone under 18 years of age must give the instructor a signed, completed Parental Release Form (download, print, and sign);
•All students under 19 years of age should be accompanied by a parent/guardian to the first session to ensure appropriate information is received on dates, sessions, and additional requirements.

You must cancel your registration before Friday, November 1, 2019, at 11:00am CDT.

All registrants for this event must be 11 years of age by November 2, 2019.
To be certified for this event you must be at least 11 years old by the last day of the class.

Firearm hunters ages 12 through 29 must have completed a Firearm Education Course and carry proof on their person when hunting any species with a firearm, muzzleloader, or air gun.

Additionally:

Archery hunters ages 12 through 29 must have completed a Bowhunter Education Course and carry proof on their person when hunting Deer, Antelope, Elk, or Mountain Sheep with a bow or crossbow.

A Combination Course will provide instruction from knowledgeable and dedicated volunteer instructors in the safe use of firearm and archery equipment, fundamentals of hunting, shooting and hunting techniques, game identification, conservation management as well as hunter ethics.

Students 11 years of age and older on the examination day will be able to take the test and complete the course and may be issued certificates of successful completion of both Firearm and Bowhunter Education.

The classroom course is a minimum of 14 hours total and a minimum of 2 sessions. Most classes offered are 2 to 5 sessions.

•Any child under 11 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian every session;
•Those under 11 years of age will be required to complete the class in full following their 11th birthday. Online registration is only available to those ages 11 and older;
•At the first session, everyone under 18 years of age must give the instructor a signed, completed Parental Release Form (download, print, and sign);
•All students under 19 years of age should be accompanied by a parent/guardian to the first session to ensure appropriate information is received on dates, sessions, and additional requirements.

Nov
4
Mon
Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Educator Workshop @ University of Nebraska Lincoln- Henzlik Hall
Nov 4 @ 12:30 pm – 3:15 pm

This event requires pre-registration.  To register email monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov with your full name, affiliation, phone number and ages of students you work with.

Both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD 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.

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.

Each participant will receive a K-12 curriculum guide upon completion of the workshop.

Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Nov 4 @ 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)

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