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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.

Jul
14
Tue
Archery Academy Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 14 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am

This exclusively archery-focused camp will take students’ archery skills to the next level. Youth that are new, intermediate, or advanced will all find a path that adds to their knowledge and ability. Topics covered include range safety, equipment knowledge, scoring, intro to competition, stretching and exercises, and lots of practice time – games included!

Drop-off is no earlier than 15 minutes before camp and pick-up is no later than 15 minutes after. No extended hours are offered for this camp.

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.

Little Saplings Early Childhood Nature Discovery Program @ Schramm Education Center
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

For children ages 2-5 and their adult caregiver, Little Saplings will bring monthly nature themes to life for your child through story telling, sensory activities, craft, and outdoor exploration!

Program is free with general admission to the Education Center. Adults (14 & up) – $10, Seniors – $7, Children (4-13) – $7, Children 3 & under- Free

Download event flyer: Little Saplings Flyer

January 14 Winter Wildlife Where do animals go during winter? Explore how wildlife survive and thrive through the coldest season.
February 11 Fantastic Fish Use your senses to explore the world of fish, and discover

what types of fish live in Nebraska.

March 10 Busy Trees Who lives in a tree? How do we use trees? Learn about the lives of busy trees, and their importance in nature!
April 14 Nature Nests Birds build them, turtles build them, and even fish build them! Discover why nests are important in nature.
May 12 Mother Earth Let’s celebrate Mother’s Day by learning about our Mother

Earth, and how we can show her our love!

June 9 Pond Life The pond is a busy place! Discover what lives underwater, on the water and over the water at a busy pond.
July 14 Bumbling Bees Who’s buzzing in the flowers? Learn about bees in

Nebraska, and why they are so important!

 

August 11 Terrific Turtles What makes a turtle special? How many turtles are in Nebraska? Dive into the world of turtles and what makes them so terrific!
September 8 Buggy World What makes a bug, a bug? Join us as we look high, low,

over and under for bugs found at Schramm Park!

October 13 All about Owls Hoot hoot hoot! Learn what the hoot is all about by exploring the world of owls!
November 10 Nature at Night Not all animals sleep at night! Discover how nature comes

alive at night for many animals.

December 8 Christmas Bird Count If you like birds, and want to be a scientist, help us look for birds, and discover what birds call Nebraska home in the winter!

 

Jul
15
Wed
Archery Academy Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 15 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am

This exclusively archery-focused camp will take students’ archery skills to the next level. Youth that are new, intermediate, or advanced will all find a path that adds to their knowledge and ability. Topics covered include range safety, equipment knowledge, scoring, intro to competition, stretching and exercises, and lots of practice time – games included!

Drop-off is no earlier than 15 minutes before camp and pick-up is no later than 15 minutes after. No extended hours are offered for this camp.

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.

Jul
16
Thu
Archery Academy Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 16 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am

This exclusively archery-focused camp will take students’ archery skills to the next level. Youth that are new, intermediate, or advanced will all find a path that adds to their knowledge and ability. Topics covered include range safety, equipment knowledge, scoring, intro to competition, stretching and exercises, and lots of practice time – games included!

Drop-off is no earlier than 15 minutes before camp and pick-up is no later than 15 minutes after. No extended hours are offered for this camp.

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.

Jul
18
Sat
Cornhusker State Games: Archery – NASP @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 18 all-day

Archery – NASP (National Archery in School Program)

Register online at CornhuskerStateGames.com. Sponsored by Scheels.

GENERAL INFORMATION

DATE: Saturday, July 18, 2020

TIMES:
First Line: 9 a.m.
Second Line: 10:30 a.m.
Check-in 45 minutes prior to shooting time.

SHOOTING LINES: 32 shooters per line. Shooters will be notified if an additional line is added. If registering via the paper entry form, shooter must list preferred shooting time in the Special Instructions section. If registering online, shooters will be prompted to select shooting line before check-out.

SITE: Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center (44th & Superior Streets, Lincoln)

COMPETITION FORMAT: 30 arrows total, 15 each at 10 meters & 15 meters at 80 cm fita face. Awards for NASP approximately one hour after shooting is complete.

AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each competitive division.

NASP QUALIFIED EQUIPMENT:
1. NASP Genesis compound bow (target colors or camouflage).
2. Full-length, size 1820 aluminum arrows provided by each person must be marked to prevent confusion.
3. Only plastic vanes are permitted
4. No sights, tape, marks, or other modifications to the bow that may, in the opinion of the judges be used as a sighting aid. Any marks or tape placed on the riser, above the grip of the bow, must be covered or removed or the bow will be disqualified. If such a bow is used during the tournament, the archer will be disqualified. If a bow must be numbered or otherwise identified by the school or shooter with tape, such markings should be on the bow limbs or below the bow’s grip.
5. Finger tabs, gloves, and armguards may be used.
6. The use of mechanical release aides or stabilizers will not be allowed.

EVENTS
Divisions are based on grade just completed. Participants may move up a division and shoot with a higher grade, but they MAY NOT enter a division lower than their grade. Example – An Elementary student may shoot in the Jr High division, but a Jr High student may not shoot in the Elementary division.

Event Name                                               Event Code
Elementary Male (4th – 5th grade)             1
Jr. High Male (6th – 8th grade)                   2
Sr. High Male (9th – 12th grade)                 3
Elementary Female (4th – 5th grade)         4
Jr. High Female (6th – 8th grade)               5
Sr. High Female (9th – 12th grade)             6

JOIN US AT SPORTFEST AND OPENING CEREMONIES ON JULY 17!
Make plans to join us on Friday, July 17 at Lincoln East High and Seacrest Field for SportFest and the Opening Ceremonies!

SPORTFEST |4:30 – 7 P.M. | LINCOLN EAST HIGH SCHOOL
SportFest is the pre-Opening Ceremonies party for Athletes and their families and includes a free meal for anyone with a Super Pass. Meal is provided by Arby’s, Pepsi, Frito-Lay and Hiland Dairy.

OPENING CEREMONIES | 8 P.M. | SEACREST FIELD
Program includes: Parade of Athletes, Skydivers (Lincoln Sport Parachute Club), Introductions, Presentation of Colors (Nebraska National Guard), National Anthem, Oath of Athletes, Mascot Showcase/Shirt Cannons, Featured Entertainment, Torch Lighting Ceremony (Mystery Torchlighter), Fireworks, Photos/Autographs and more.

ATHLETE PACKETS & TEAM BOXES
Choose the Shipping Option and get a Free Arby’s Sandwich!
Save time, avoid hassles and receive your CSG gear more than a week before the Opening Ceremonies by shipping your athlete packet ($10) or team box ($15). Athlete packets contain the athlete shirt and Super Pass. Athlete packets will begin to ship in June. The packet shipping option will only be available for those registered by the final entry deadline. If you don’t choose the shipping option, you will need to pick up your athlete packet or team box.

REGISTRATION FEES & DEADLINES
For pricing and dates, please check the Archery – NASP web page.

ENTRY FEE INCLUDES: Competition in the 2020 Cornhusker State Games; White cotton athlete shirt (micro-fiber or soft cotton lightweight tri-blend upgrade available); Pass for free admission to SportFest, the Opening Ceremonies, and all competition venues; Sponsor gifts and coupons.

PAPER ENTRY FORMS: Paper entry forms will be accepted with a $5 processing fee. Registering online at CornhuskerStateGames.com saves time, money and trees.

FURTHER INFORMATION
Sport Specific Questions: Contact NASP Director Jim Tubbs at 402-430-7783 or jimtubbs@windstream.net.
Online Registration/Website Questions: Contact the Cornhusker State Games office at 402-471-2544 or info@nebraskasportscouncil.com.

Cornhusker State Games: Archery – Target & 3-D @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 18 – Jul 19 all-day

Archery – Target & 3-D

Register online at CornhuskerStateGames.com. Sponsored by Scheels.

TARGET GENERAL INFORMATION
DATE: July 18-19, 2020

SITE: Lincoln Archery Range (44th & Superior, Lincoln)

AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each competitive division. No medals will be awarded in the non-competitive divisions.

NOTE: Age determined as of July 18, 2020.

For all classes with Bowhunter – After you start scoring there will be no more adjusting of your sight!

TARGET EVENTS—Indoor 450 Round

SATURDAY, JULY 18
Check-in: 12 pm – 2 pm *
Check-in times will be strictly enforced.
Competition Begins: 2 pm. One shooting lines

TARGET EVENTS—750 Round

SUNDAY, JULY 19
Check-in: 7 a.m.–7:45 a.m.
Check-in times will be strictly enforced.
Competition Begins: 8:15 a.m.

TARGET EVENTS—Target High Score

OVERALL SCORE FROM 750 Round, Marked 3D, and Indoor 450 Round EVENTS will be added together.

Awards: Awards ceremony will be held at approximately on Sunday, July 19, approximately one hour after 750 Round is complete.

 

3D GENERAL INFORMATION
DATE: July 18, 2020.

SITE: Lincoln Archery Range (44th & Superior, Lincoln)

AWARDS: Custom Cornhusker State Games gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each competitive division. No medals will be awarded in the non-competitive divisions.

NOTE: Age determined as of July 18, 2020.

For all classes with Bowhunter – After you start scoring there will be no more adjusting of your sight!

3D MARKED YARDAGE EVENTS

SATURDAY, JULY 18
Check-in: 7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m.
Shooting Times: 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Note: Scores must be turned in by 2 p.m. unless approved by the director.

 

For more information visit https://www.cornhuskerstategames.com/sports/archery-archery.

Jul
28
Tue
Top Shot Academy Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 28 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Develop an understanding of a variety of rifles and hone marksmanship skills with our Top Shot Firearm Camp. Designed for multiple skill levels, campers will focus on gun safety, gain knowledge about the parts and function of guns and ammunition, and practice their new marksmanship knowledge in a couple of different settings. Perfect for students interested in hunting, recreation, or competition shooting.

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.

Jul
29
Wed
Top Shot Academy Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 29 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Develop an understanding of a variety of rifles and hone marksmanship skills with our Top Shot Firearm Camp. Designed for multiple skill levels, campers will focus on gun safety, gain knowledge about the parts and function of guns and ammunition, and practice their new marksmanship knowledge in a couple of different settings. Perfect for students interested in hunting, recreation, or competition shooting.

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.

Jul
30
Thu
Top Shot Academy Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Jul 30 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Develop an understanding of a variety of rifles and hone marksmanship skills with our Top Shot Firearm Camp. Designed for multiple skill levels, campers will focus on gun safety, gain knowledge about the parts and function of guns and ammunition, and practice their new marksmanship knowledge in a couple of different settings. Perfect for students interested in hunting, recreation, or competition shooting.

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.

Aug
1
Sat
Living History @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
Aug 1 all-day

APRIL 16 – MAY 3 – CANCELLED.

Park entry permit required.

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