Nebraska Outdoor Calendar

Wildcat Hills Homeschool Program-Waterfowl

Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area 210615 NE-71, Gering, NE

How do biologist and artists work together and learn about North American waterfowl? During this program, learn a bit more about the EnvironArt program and even learn to draw waterfowl like a professional artist! This monthly homeschool program will meet at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center south of Gering NE.  These programs will be conducted […]

The Big Sit at Wildcat Hills

Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area 210615 NE-71, Gering, NE

Stop and sit awhile at this very relaxing birding event at the scenic Wildcat Hills Nature Center. From the comfort of our chairs, we will record all the bird species we observe. Budding birders are welcome and we will have binoculars for anyone to use. Plus, the Bird Conservancy of the Rockies songbird banding station […]

Wildcat Hills Homeschool Programs-Beautiful Bats

Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area 210615 NE-71, Gering, NE

Uncover secrets from our flying mammal friend, the bat. Learn about their special adaptations, wide diversity and common misconceptions. This monthly homeschool program will meet at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center south of Gering NE.  These programs will be conducted rain or shine, so be prepared for the unpredictable Nebraska weather! A valid Nebraska Game […]

Wildcat Tales: Goin’ Batty

Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area 210615 NE-71, Gering, NE

Tag along as we explore the winged mammals of the night, bats! Each Wildcat Tales program will include a lesson plan, story, and hands-on activity specifically targeted for early learners ages 2-6 years. The preschool programs will meet at the Nature Center at 10am. Each month is a different program topic! A valid Nebraska Game and […]

Howl in the Hills- Night Hike

Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area 210615 NE-71, Gering, NE

Experience the Wildcat Hills like never before, at night! Discover all the creatures that go bump in the night during our .57 mile hike! It is sure to be a ‘howling’ good time! Please bring a flashlight, hiking shoes and a sense of adventure. This is a free event, but a Nebraska State Park Entry […]

Loving Dutch Oven

Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area 210615 NE-71, Gering, NE

Come along to prepare a wonderful brunch, learn about Dutch Oven cooking and best of all, eat. Cost is $5/person to cover the cost of supplies.  Please pre-register by Oct 29, 2022 for this event at 308-436-3777.  Minimum number of 10 guests.  Please let us know of any special dietary needs when registering.  Participants will […]

Wildcat Hills Homeschool Programs-Turkey Talk

Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area 210615 NE-71, Gering, NE

Gobble, gobble! Come along as we discover the unique characteristics behind turkeys and how they communicate with each other. This monthly homeschool program will meet at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center south of Gering NE.  These programs will be conducted rain or shine, so be prepared for the unpredictable Nebraska weather! A valid Nebraska Game […]

Wildcat Tales: Web Walkers

Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area 210615 NE-71, Gering, NE

Uncover secrets from our eight-legged friend, the spider. Learn about their special adaptations, wide diversity and webs they weave. Each Wildcat Tales program will include a lesson plan, story, and hands-on activity specifically targeted for early learners ages 2-6 years. The preschool programs will meet at the Nature Center at 10am. Each month is a […]

Wildcat Hills Homeschool Program-Oh Deer

Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area 210615 NE-71, Gering, NE

Deer are adapted for living in the Wildcat Hills. Lets discover the different types a deer we have living here along with some of their other adaptations. The homeschool programs will meet once a month at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center.  These programs will be conducted rain or shine, so be prepared for the unpredictable […]

Wildcat Tales: Winter Wonderland

Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area 210615 NE-71, Gering, NE

What do you think the animals do to prepare for winter?  Let’s experience the wonders of winter at the Wildcat Hills! Each Wildcat Tales program will include a lesson plan, story, and hands-on activity specifically targeted for early learners ages 2-6 years. The preschool programs will meet at the Nature Center at 10am. Each month […]

Wildcat Tales: Groundhogs

Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area 210615 NE-71, Gering, NE

Come along and learn the history of this fun holiday and it’s animal ambassador. Each Wildcat Tales program will include a lesson plan, story, and hands-on activity specifically targeted for early learners ages 2-6 years. The preschool programs will meet at the Nature Center at 10am. Each month is a different program topic! A valid Nebraska […]

Wildcat Hills Homeschool Program-Rough Reptiles

Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area 210615 NE-71, Gering, NE

Bumpy, lumpy and warty reptiles. Encounter local reptiles of western Nebraska and learn amazing adaptations of this often misunderstood group of animals. This monthly homeschool program will meet at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center south of Gering NE.  These programs will be conducted rain or shine, so be prepared for the unpredictable Nebraska weather! A […]

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