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Outdoor Education Center Has Full December Schedule

LINCOLN – A full schedule of programs is available in December at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln.

All current military personnel and veterans get a 50-percent discount on lane fees each Monday in December. Seniors ages 60 and up get the same discount on Fridays.

The education center is located at 4703 N. 44th St. This family-friendly center is open to all shooters and archers and offers a wide range of workshops and other activities for youth and families, as well as hunter education classes. The indoor ranges are open Friday through Tuesday. The outdoor archery range is free and open every day from sunrise to sunset.

The Junior Olympic Archery Development meets Monday and Tuesday evenings.

The December schedule is:

Dec. 1 – Blackpowder Day, muzzleloader sight-in, $10, noon-8 p.m.

Dec. 5 – Ladies’ handgun workshop, $20, 6-7:30 p.m.

Dec. 6 – Archery on Fire, free, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Dec. 7 – Archery 101: Know Your Bow, $30, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Dec. 11 – Introduction to Ice-Fishing, free, 6:30-8 p.m.

Dec. 12 – Men’s handgun workshop, $20, 6-7:30 p.m.

Dec. 14 – Archery 101: Know Your Bow, $30, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Dec. 18 – Introduction to Snow Goose Hunting, free, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Dec. 19 – Ladies’ handgun workshop, $20, 6-7:30 p.m.

Dec. 20 – Introduction to 3-D archery, $15, 3-5 p.m.

Dec. 21 – Basic rifle for ages 10-15, $20, 1-2:30 p.m.

Dec. 21 – Archery 101: Know Your Bow, $30, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Dec. 26 – Men’s handgun workshop, $20, 6-7:30 p.m.

Dec. 27 – Introduction to 3-D archery, $15, 3-5 p.m.

Dec. 28 – Intermediate rifle marksmanship for ages 10-15, $20, 1-3 p.m.

Dec. 28 – Archery 101: Know Your Bow, $30, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Dec. 29 – Introduction to archery and wildlife camouflage for ages 8-11, $10, 9-11 a.m.

Dec. 29 – Introduction to archery, firearms, range safety and wildlife camouflage for ages 8-11, $15, 2-4:30 p.m.

Dec. 30 – Introduction to archery and wildlife camouflage for ages 8-11, $10, 9-11 a.m.

Dec. 30 – Introduction to archery and wildlife camouflage for ages 8-11, $10, 2-4 p.m.

Visit OutdoorNebraska.org/OutdoorEdCenter or call 402-471-6141 for more information.
To register for any of the events above, visit HuntSafeNebraska.org and click on Workshops.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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