Have Fun at Ponca State Park!
9:00 am —11:00 am Introduction to Pellet Rifles and .22 Rifles — Join us for an introductory course on pellet rifles and .22 rifles. Pellet Rifles participants must be 8 years of age or older and .22 rifles must be 10 years or older to participate. All equipment is provided. Meet and pay at Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. Cost $1/4 pellet rifle clips and $3/ 10 rounds of .22 ammunition.
1:00 pm Moving West — Learn about the joys and struggles pioneers faced as they moved west. Play an interactive game that challenges you to think like a pioneer. See if you have what it takes to make the long journey. Meet at Resource and Education Center. Free.
3:00 pm We Rock — Rocks are categorized in three main groups: sedimentary, metaphoric, and igneous. Learn how to spot the difference between these groups and create your own rock collection. Meet at the boat dock near the Riverfront campground. Free.
Check out our new Ponca Scout Program! Scouts will earn a Ponca Scout Badge by completing an activity, challenge, and attending an outdoor education program. Four age groups are available including Bumble Bee Scouts (3-4 year olds), Salamander Scouts (5-6 year olds) Raccoon Scouts (7-9 year olds), and Whitetail Scouts (10 year olds and up). Everything you need to complete the Ponca Scout Program is in a scout bag. Purchase a Ponca Scout Bag at the Resource and Education Center. Cost $7/Scout Bag.
Visit our Facebook Page, Nebraska Northeast Parks, to view our upcoming events at Ponca State Park. All programs subject to change due to staffing/weather. For questions please call (402)-755-2284.
A Park Entry Permit is required.
Download the event flyer: 6-29 to 7-1