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Becoming an Outdoors Woman – Archery Series 6:00 pm
Becoming an Outdoors Woman – Archery Series @ Platte River State Park
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Whether for target, hunting or recreation, these archery classes will take your skills to the next level. Handle different archery equipment, learn how to hit the target and enjoy the evening in a small group[...]
College Night on the Range 8:30 pm
College Night on the Range @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 1 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Take a break from the books this semester and pick up a bow at the Outdoor Education Center’s College Night on the Range. All college-age students shoot for only $5! This includes instruction and equipment[...]
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Archery 3 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 3 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 2 @ 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[...]
Archery Team – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery Team – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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[...]
Explore Archery 6:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 2 @ 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[...]
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Archery 2 Compound – JOAD 5:30 pm
Archery 2 Compound – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 3 @ 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[...]
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Living History
Living History @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
May 4 all-day
Park entry permit required.
Spring Muster
Spring Muster @ Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park
May 4 all-day
Join us at Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park for the annual spring muster. This year’s theme is “Garrisons of the Frontier: Soldiering on the Northern Plains, 1865-1870”. Download event flyer: 2019 Spring Muster Park entry[...]
First Shots Pistol 9:00 am
First Shots Pistol @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Take your first shots with us! The biggest challenge for new shooters is getting started. First Shots makes getting started in shooting very easy – and, best of all, it’s only $10! At a First[...]
National Bird Day 9:00 am
National Bird Day @ Arbor Lodge Mansion
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us at Arbor Lodge as we team up with Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure to celebrate our feathered friends. Learn about the history of National Bird Day (May 4) and enjoy a hidden “bird[...]
Take Pride in America Clean Up at Verdon Lake SRA 9:00 am
Take Pride in America Clean Up at Verdon Lake SRA @ Verdon Lake State Recreation Area
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us on May 4th from 9am-4pm for Take Pride in America Clean Up at Verdon Lake State Recreation Area. Volunteers are needed, contact Indian Cave State Park at 402-883-2575. A Park Entry Permit is[...]
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Living History
Living History @ Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
May 5 all-day
Park entry permit required.
Spring Muster
Spring Muster @ Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park
May 5 all-day
Join us at Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park for the annual spring muster. This year’s theme is “Garrisons of the Frontier: Soldiering on the Northern Plains, 1865-1870”. Download event flyer: 2019 Spring Muster Park entry[...]
National Bird Day 11:00 am
National Bird Day @ Arbor Lodge Mansion
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us at Arbor Lodge as we team up with Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure to celebrate our feathered friends. Learn about the history of National Bird Day (May 4) and enjoy a hidden “bird[...]
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) 12:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center - South Classroom
May 5 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This is the OPTION A class. This is a full 6-hour classroom course. NOTE: Please bring a snack and a drink.
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Archery 1 – JOAD 6:30 pm
Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 6 @ 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[...]
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Archery 2 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 7 @ 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[...]
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Becoming an Outdoors Woman – Archery Series 6:00 pm
Becoming an Outdoors Woman – Archery Series @ Platte River State Park
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Whether for target, hunting or recreation, these archery classes will take your skills to the next level. Handle different archery equipment, learn how to hit the target and enjoy the evening in a small group[...]
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Archery 3 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 3 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 9 @ 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[...]
Archery Team – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery Team – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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[...]
Explore Archery 6:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 9 @ 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[...]
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Sip Nebraska Wine and Craft Beer Festival 1:00 pm
Sip Nebraska Wine and Craft Beer Festival @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
May 10 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The sixth annual Sip Nebraska festival, featuring tastings of wine, craft beer and spirits made in Nebraska, will return to Eugene T. Mahoney State Park May 10-11. The event will feature over 100+ tastings from[...]
Archery 2 Compound – JOAD 5:30 pm
Archery 2 Compound – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 10 @ 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[...]
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Mother’s Day Weekend at Arbor Lodge Mansion 9:00 am
Mother’s Day Weekend at Arbor Lodge Mansion @ Arbor Lodge Mansion
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Celebrate the women in your life with a visit to Arbor Lodge Mansion during Mother’s Day weekend. View special displays of women’s clothing and accessories and a china painting demonstration and enjoy live music throughout[...]
Sip Nebraska Wine and Craft Beer Festival 1:00 pm
Sip Nebraska Wine and Craft Beer Festival @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The sixth annual Sip Nebraska festival, featuring tastings of wine, craft beer and spirits made in Nebraska, will return to Eugene T. Mahoney State Park May 10-11. The event will feature over 100+ tastings from[...]
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Mother’s Day Buffet
Mother’s Day Buffet @ Ponca State Park
May 12 all-day
Treat you mother to a special day among family and friends with a wonderful meal and musical entertainment. Reservations required. Call 402-755-2284. Park entry permit required.
Mother’s Day Buffet 8:00 am
Mother’s Day Buffet @ Platte River State Park
May 12 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Treat your mother to a Mother’s Day Buffet at the Walter Scott Lodge at Platte River State Park. Reservations are not accepted for this buffet, contact the park for more information. Park entry permit required.
Mother’s Day Buffet 10:00 am
Mother’s Day Buffet @ Fort Robinson State Park
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us for a Mother’s Day Buffet at historic Fort Robinson State Park! Mothers and children under 12 eat for half price! Park entry permit required.
Mother’s Day Weekend at Arbor Lodge Mansion 11:00 am
Mother’s Day Weekend at Arbor Lodge Mansion @ Arbor Lodge Mansion
May 12 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Celebrate the women in your life with a visit to Arbor Lodge Mansion during Mother’s Day weekend. View special displays of women’s clothing and accessories and a china painting demonstration and enjoy live music throughout[...]
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Archery 1 – JOAD 6:30 pm
Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 13 @ 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[...]
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Archery 2 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 14 @ 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[...]
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Becoming an Outdoors Woman – Archery Series 6:00 pm
Becoming an Outdoors Woman – Archery Series @ Platte River State Park
May 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Whether for target, hunting or recreation, these archery classes will take your skills to the next level. Handle different archery equipment, learn how to hit the target and enjoy the evening in a small group[...]
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Archery 3 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 3 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 16 @ 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[...]
Archery Team – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery Team – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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[...]
Explore Archery 6:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 16 @ 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[...]
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Becoming an Outdoors Woman – Experience Fort Robinson State Park 8:00 am
Becoming an Outdoors Woman – Experience Fort Robinson State Park @ Fort Robinson State Park
May 17 @ 8:00 am – May 19 @ 8:00 pm
Enjoy Nebraska’s beautiful pine ridge by hiking, horseback riding, and kayaking. Stay at one of Nebraska’s most important historic sites–Fort Robinson State Park. We will be hiking the challenging buttes and enjoying some great views.[...]
Archery 2 Compound – JOAD 5:30 pm
Archery 2 Compound – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 17 @ 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[...]
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Bill Morris Memorial Fishing Derby
Bill Morris Memorial Fishing Derby @ Ponca State Park
May 18 all-day
It’s a day full of fishing related activities. Anglers of all ages can participate in the fishing derby; prizes will be awarded for the longest bass, bluegill, and trout caught in Ponca State Park’s fishing[...]
Free Park Entry/Fishing Day
Free Park Entry/Fishing Day @ All Nebraska State Parks, State Recreation Areas, and State Historical Parks
May 18 all-day
Enjoy a Saturday of fishing or state park activities without the need to purchase a fishing or park entry permit for the day!
Wildlands Day & Free Park Entry
Wildlands Day & Free Park Entry @ Wildcat Hills Nature Center
May 18 all-day
Take part in several great activities going on throughout this day-long celebration! Join us for a bird hike, wildflower walk, kids crafts and much more! All day- Michael Forsberg Great Plains Exhibition on display 9:00am-9:30am-Interpretive[...]
Bird Hike 8:00 am
Bird Hike @ Smith Falls State Park
May 18 @ 8:00 am
Participants will meet at the Visitor’s Center for a guided hike that will focus on bird identification along the Niobrara River at Smith Falls State Park. Please wear appropriate clothes/shoes for a mile hike, and[...]
Youth Fishing Clinic 9:00 am
Youth Fishing Clinic @ Platte River State Park
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us at Owen’s Landing at Platte River State Park for a free fishing clinic for youth! Loaner fishing poles will be available on a first come, first served basis. No park entry permit required.[...]
Feeder Fun 10:00 am
Feeder Fun @ Pawnee State Recreation Area
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
At Feeder Fun each participant will have the opportunity to fill an environmentally friendly bird feeder with a homemade bird feed mixture. Enjoy time on the trails with friends and family while viewing and discovering[...]
Fly with the Birds 10:00 am
Fly with the Birds @ Medicine Creek State Recreation Area
May 18 @ 10:00 am
Soar with the birds at Medicine Creek State Recreation Area! We will have kite flying and be making gourd bird houses for our feathered friends. Materials for the bird houses will be provided.  Participants may[...]
Kids’ Fishing Derby 9:00 am
Kids’ Fishing Derby @ Fort Robinson State Park
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join us for a Kids’ Fishing Derby at Carter P Lake from 9am-11am for ages 12 and under. Prizes will be awarded at the lake. A hamburger barbeque will be held from 11am-1pm on the[...]
Wildlife & Bird Identification 10:00 am
Wildlife & Bird Identification @ Mormon Island SRA
May 18 @ 10:00 am
Join staff at the picnic shelter near the fishing pier on Free Park and Fish Day for fun and educational wildlife and bird identification activities. There will be feathers, skulls, tracks, bones, books, and learning[...]
Free Family Fish Day 1:00 pm
Free Family Fish Day @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
May 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us on Free Park & Fish Day for fun fishing activities and a hot dog feed. Meet at the pond in the day use area. Park entry permit not required on this day.
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Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) 12:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center - South Classroom
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This is the OPTION A class. This is a full 6-hour classroom course. NOTE: Please bring a snack and a drink.
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Archery 1 – JOAD 6:30 pm
Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 20 @ 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[...]
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Archery 2 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 21 @ 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[...]
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Archery 3 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 3 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 23 @ 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[...]
Archery Team – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery Team – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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[...]
Explore Archery 6:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 23 @ 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[...]
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Vintage Flag Collection at Arbor Lodge Mansion 9:00 am
Vintage Flag Collection at Arbor Lodge Mansion @ Arbor Lodge Mansion
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us Memorial Day Weekend at Arbor Lodge Mansion for a special display featuring vintage American flags of the Arbor Lodge collection. Guests can also participate in a patriotic scavenger hunt and trivia activity. Activities[...]
Take Aim at Summer 4:00 pm
Take Aim at Summer @ Platte River State Park
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us at the Outdoor Heritage Education Complex from 4pm to 8pm for an evening of archery and shooting sports. Park entry permit required.
Archery 2 Compound – JOAD 5:30 pm
Archery 2 Compound – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 24 @ 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[...]
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Migratory Bird Day Celebration
Migratory Bird Day Celebration @ Lewis & Clark SRA
May 25 – May 27 all-day
In observance of National Migratory Bird Month and Memorial Day Weekend, come join us for activities such as: Glow in the Dark Migratory Bird Egg Hunt, guided bird walks, and more! Park entry permit required.
Early-Bird Bird Watching 7:00 am
Early-Bird Bird Watching @ Niobrara State Park
May 25 @ 7:00 am
7:00am Join park superintendent Mark Rettig and wildlife bird specialist Mark Brogie as they guide you through the park trails for an early bird hike and bird watching experience. Meet at the J. Alan Cramer[...]
First Shots Pistol 9:00 am
First Shots Pistol @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Take your first shots with us! The biggest challenge for new shooters is getting started. First Shots makes getting started in shooting very easy – and, best of all, it’s only $10! At a First[...]
Vintage Flag Collection at Arbor Lodge Mansion 9:00 am
Vintage Flag Collection at Arbor Lodge Mansion @ Arbor Lodge Mansion
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us Memorial Day Weekend at Arbor Lodge Mansion for a special display featuring vintage American flags of the Arbor Lodge collection. Guests can also participate in a patriotic scavenger hunt and trivia activity. Activities[...]
Migratory Bird Day 1:00 pm
Migratory Bird Day @ Indian Cave State Park
May 25 @ 1:00 pm
Join us at Indian Cave State Park on May 26th for Migratory Bird Day. More information on activities coming soon! A Park Entry Permit is required.
George Drouillard: Hunter, Interpreter, and Sign-Talker for Lewis & Clark 6:00 pm
George Drouillard: Hunter, Interpreter, and Sign-Talker for Lewis & Clark @ Niobrara State Park
May 25 @ 6:00 pm
George Drouillard: Hunter, Interpreter, and Sign-Talker for Lewis & Clark @ Niobrara State Park
Join us for a buffalo cookout and entertainment Niobrara State Park! Meet at the Buffalo Cookout Pavilion on the 3-mile loop. The meal will be served at 6:00pm with entertainment provided by the Nebraska Humanities[...]
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Sidewalk Chalk Art with Bird Program 10:00 am
Sidewalk Chalk Art with Bird Program @ Niobrara State Park
May 26 @ 10:00 am
Join us at Niobrara State Park on May 26th at 10am for sidewalk chalk art and a birding program presented at the park office. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Vintage Flag Collection at Arbor Lodge Mansion 11:00 am
Vintage Flag Collection at Arbor Lodge Mansion @ Arbor Lodge Mansion
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us Memorial Day Weekend at Arbor Lodge Mansion for a special display featuring vintage American flags of the Arbor Lodge collection. Guests can also participate in a patriotic scavenger hunt and trivia activity. Activities[...]
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Vintage Flag Collection at Arbor Lodge Mansion 9:00 am
Vintage Flag Collection at Arbor Lodge Mansion @ Arbor Lodge Mansion
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join us Memorial Day Weekend at Arbor Lodge Mansion for a special display featuring vintage American flags of the Arbor Lodge collection. Guests can also participate in a patriotic scavenger hunt and trivia activity. Activities[...]
Archery 1 – JOAD 6:30 pm
Archery 1 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 27 @ 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[...]
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Introduction to NASP 3:30 pm
Introduction to NASP @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
If you weren’t part of a school program during this past school year and want to become a part of our Summer NASP League, or just want to learn more about how the National Archery[...]
Summer NASP League 5:15 pm
Summer NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 28 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Don’t leave archery behind for the summer. Join us for NASP league and you can practice every week… for prizes! If you were a member of a public, private, parochial, or homeschool club during the[...]
Archery 2 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 2 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 28 @ 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[...]
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Archery 3 – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery 3 – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 30 @ 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[...]
Archery Team – JOAD 6:00 pm
Archery Team – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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[...]
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Summer NASP League 4:00 pm
Summer NASP League @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Don’t leave archery behind for the summer. Join us for NASP league and you can practice every week… for prizes! If you were a member of a public, private, parochial, or homeschool club during the[...]
Archery 2 Compound – JOAD 5:30 pm
Archery 2 Compound – JOAD @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 31 @ 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[...]
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