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Family camp set for June 21-23 at Bridgeport, Wildcat Hills SRAs

LINCOLN, Neb. – Kick off the summer enjoying the outdoors with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission at a Becoming an Outdoors-Family Camp. The camp will be held June 21-23 at Bridgeport State Recreation Area and Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area. This program is provided to families who are new to camping and the outdoors. With the expert guidance of instructors, families will learn how to fish, camp, kayak, and cook outdoors in a relaxed and safe environment All food …

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Family camp set for Sept. 23-24 at Ashland

LINCOLN, Neb. – Join the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for a Becoming an Outdoors-Family Camp at Ashland’s Camp Carol Joy Holling Sept. 23-24. The camp is designed for families that are new and novice campers who are looking to get started camping but need a bit of encouragement. Families will enjoy the outdoors while fishing, hiking, bird watching, cooking outdoors, shooting, kayaking and much more. They will learn about nature, wildlife, aquatic life and the flora and fauna of …

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Becoming an Outdoors-Family Camp set for Aug. 11-13 near Kearney

LINCOLN, Neb. – Learn basic lifelong outdoor skills as a family at the Becoming an Outdoors-Family Camp on Aug. 11-13 at Fort Kearny State Recreation Area near Kearney. This workshop is designed for families that are new or novices to outdoor skills and camping. Participants will learn skills such as fishing, camping, outdoor cooking, kayaking, archery, hunting and hiking. They also will learn about nature, wildlife, aquatic life and stargazing. Tents will be provided for those who have none. To …

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Learn Dutch oven cooking at Louisville SRA

LINCOLN, Neb. – A Becoming an Outdoors-Family Dutch oven cooking workshop is scheduled for June 29 at Louisville State Recreation Area in Cass County. Learn all about preparing tasty outdoor meals in a Dutch oven. The event is from 6-8:30 p.m. at Lake 2’s Meisinger Picnic Shelter. All equipment will be provided. The fee is $10. A park entry permit is required. To register or get more information, contact Christy Christiansen at 402-471-5547 or christy.christiansen@nebraska.gov.

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Fort Kearny SRA Program to Teach Families Outdoor Skills Aug. 12-14

LINCOLN – Enjoy family time and learning new skills at the Becoming an Outdoors-Family program on Aug. 12-14 at Fort Kearny State Recreation Area. Participants will learn basic outdoor skills in a fun, relaxed environment while working with expert instructors. Individual workshops will cover a variety of outdoor sports, such as fishing, camping, outdoor cooking and archery. “Our workshops are open to all types of families,” said Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Outdoor Education Specialist Christy Christiansen. “Bring your grandchild, …

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Becoming an Outdoors-Family Campout Set for June 25-26

LINCOLN – Families who are new to camping are invited to participate in the Becoming an Outdoors-Family Campout on June 25-26 at Two Rivers State Recreation Area (SRA). Participants may take part in recreational activities such as lake fishing, kayaking, archery and shooting sports, guided by expert instructors. Other workshops will cover geocaching, aquatic ecology and outdoor cooking. “A goal of this program is to give families an opportunity to reconnect with each other and the outdoors in a comfortable, …

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Learn Outdoor Skills as a Family at Fort Kearny SRA

LINCOLN – Learn lifelong outdoor skills as a family at the Becoming an Outdoors-Family workshop Aug. 8-9 at Fort Kearny State Historical Park and State Recreation Area. Skills learned will help families enjoy the outdoors, create memories and start new traditions. Those skills include fishing, hiking, camping, kayaking, aquatic education, outdoor cooking, archery and air guns. Free time may be spent enjoying swimming, disc golf, sand volleyball or visiting nearby Fort Kearny State Historical Park. The fee is $60 for …

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Learn Outdoor Skills as Family at Fort Kearny SRA Workshop

LINCOLN – It’s not too late to schedule some family time outdoors by participating in the Becoming an Outdoors-Family workshop Aug. 8-9 at Fort Kearny State Recreation Area. This Nebraska Game and Parks Commission workshop is designed so participants can learn a variety of skills as a family and spend more time together outdoors. Activities to be taught include cooking, shooting sports, fishing, aquatic ecology, kayaking, geocaching, bird watching, hiking, swimming, sand volleyball and disc golf. The fee is $99 …

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Learn Outdoor Skills as a Family at Two Rivers SRA

LINCOLN – Learn lifelong outdoor skills as a family at the Becoming an Outdoors-Family workshop June 28-29 at Two Rivers State Recreational Area near Waterloo. Skills learned will help families enjoy the outdoors, create memories and start new traditions. Those skills include fishing, camping, paddling, aquatic education, outdoor cooking, and the safe handling and shooting of shotguns and air rifles. The fee is $99 for a family of up to six members and $20 for each additional person. Park entry …

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Learn Outdoor Skills as a Family at Two Rivers SRA

LINCOLN – Learn outdoor skills as a family at the Becoming an Outdoors-Family workshop April 11-12 at Two Rivers State Recreation Area near Waterloo. This workshop teaches basic outdoor skills related to fishing, camping, kayaking, archery, hunting and hiking. The fee is $99 for a family of up to six members. The fee for each additional person is $20. The registration deadline is April 4. Download an application form at: http://outdoornebraska.ne.gov/Education/Programs/bow/BOF/pdf/April2014%20Two%20Rivers%20SRA%20BOFamily%20for%20web.pdf. For more information, contact Christy Christiansen at 402-471-5547 or …

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