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Aug
27
Tue
Glock Practice Nights @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Aug 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Come practice for upcoming Glock matches at the Outdoor Education Center on July 6, August 3, and September 7.

Attend as few or as many nights as you wish, $10 per attendance. Course of fire and targets will match actual competition conditions.

Participants may arrive and start any time between 5-7:15 pm.

Archery 2 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Aug 27 @ 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

Aug
29
Thu
Archery 3 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The advanced level class is open to students that have previously been enrolled at the team level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites.

This additional Center Shot Archery Academy class section offers high level coaching with educational opportunities outside of class, such as personalized equipment advice and individual coaching sessions. Students have the opportunity to continue to hone the skills needed to earn pins and work at an advanced competency level for either competition or recreation.

Ages 8 and over.

Prerequisites:
– Name at least seven steps of the NTS Shot Cycle
– Earn at least 5 pins (black pin) in any discipline
– Personal equipment

Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Aug 29 @ 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.

Archery Team – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The team is open to students that have previously been enrolled at the team level OR have achieved the listed prerequisites.

Center Shot Archery Academy team members are focused on competing in their chosen sport and taking their abilities to the next level ? locally and nationally. Team members have amazing opportunities as they travel, meet archers from other teams, and test their skills with various styles of tournaments. Parents/students must fill out an understanding of commitment form. Personal coaching and additional educational opportunities mean that students keep growing in proportion to the work they put in.

Ages 8 and over.

Prerequisites:
– Archery 3
– Name at least seven steps of the NTS Shot Cycle
– Earn at least 5 pins (black pin) in any discipline
– Personal equipment
– Committed to compete
– 8 Local tournaments
– 1 regional or national tournament

Linking Literature & Science: Insects @ Benson Baptist Church
Aug 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This workshop requires pre-registration.  To register email lindsay.rogers@nebraska.gov with your full name, email address, ages of children you work with, and affiliation.

Join us as we investigate ways to use literature books to engage children in meaningful interdisciplinary lessons using insects.  We will connect literature books with simple, long-term science investigations.  This workshop is specifically designed for  preschool aged form and informal educators and daycare providers.

Workshop participants will receive:

insect-related science-focused lessons, insect related literature books, insects of Nebraska Field Guide

Aug
30
Fri
Ladies Lunch and Learn: Fall Hunting @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Perfect for beginners, our Lunch and Lessons fall hunting sessions provide an introduction to different types of species that can be hunted during the fall season – at a convenient time for you!

Fridays in August noon-1:00 pm! Please make sure to bring a sack lunch. Attend from one to all four sessions depending on your schedule. Each session will focus on one of four species.

August 9: Deer – $8

August 16: Teal – $8

August 23: Dove – $8

August 30: Pheasant – $8

Register for all four and receive 10% off!

Archery 2 (Compound) – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Aug 30 @ 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)

Families on Target @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Families on Target is a fun and perfect fit for beginners of any ability wanting to get started in the sport of archery.

If your family is fairly new to archery and looking for a full introductory program, Families on Target 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.

A parent/guardian must participate in the shoot.

Ages 8 and over.

Aug
31
Sat
Nebraska Hunt Safe Session @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Students ages 11 through 15 who have completed Hunter-ed and/or Bowhunter-ed online courses must attend the Hunt Safe Session in order to be issued a certificate of completion. If you’ve completed the online course in the past 12 months, your voucher is still valid for certification. Please note, students 16 and older are welcome to attend but this Hunt Safe Session course is not required for certification.

To attend, proof of completion from the online course is required. Certification can be provided for both Archery Hunter Education and Firearm Hunter Education but vouchers must be presented for the online courses to earn completion certificates.

You must cancel your registration before Saturday, August 31, 2019, at 10:00am CDT.

All registrants for this event must be 11 years of age by August 31, 2019.
To be certified for this event you must be at least 11 years old by the last day of the class.

Hunt Safe Sessions are offered by knowledgeable and dedicated volunteer instructors. Hunters ages 12 through 29 must have completed Firearm Hunter Education and carry proof on their person when hunting anything with a firearm or air gun. Archery Hunters ages 12 through 29 must have completed a separate Bowhunter Education Course and carry proof on their person when hunting Deer, Antelope, Elk or Mountain Sheep with a bow and arrow or crossbow.

Students ages 11 through 15 who have completed Hunter-ed and/or Bowhunter-ed online courses must attend the Hunt Safe Session in order to be issued a certificate of completion. If you’ve completed the online course in the past 12 months, your voucher is still valid for certification. Please note, students 16 and older are welcome to attend but this Hunt Safe Session course is not required for certification.

To attend, proof of completion from the online course is required. Certification can be provided for both Archery Hunter Education and Firearm Hunter Education but vouchers must be presented for the online courses to earn completion certificates.

Hunt Safe Sessions are 2 hours in length and will cover tree stand safety, shoot/don’t shoot and equipment safety for both archery hunters as well as firearm hunters.

We do not prevent attendance based on age; however:

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 eleventh 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.

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