Lincoln, NE -(Ammoland.com)- Home-schooled students interested in learning or advancing their skills in archery are invited to an open house Feb. 19 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln, Nebraska.
The free open house is from 2-4 p.m. at the education center, which is located at 4703 N. 44th St. Equipment will be available for use. The family-friendly education 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. All current military personnel and veterans get a 50-percent discount on lane fees each Monday in February. Seniors ages 60 and up get the same discount on Fridays.
A list of other February events at the education center is as follows:
- Feb. 7 – Pound Middle School NASP Tournament, all day (archery range open to public 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
- Feb. 8 – Youth Basic Rifle Workshop, $20, 1 p.m.
- Feb. 12 – Introduction to Trapping Workshop, free, 6 p.m.
- Feb. 13 – Introduction to Firearm Target Competition Workshop, $30, 6 p.m.
- Feb. 14 – 4-H Open House, free, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Feb. 16 – Presidents’ Day Archery Fun Shoot for ages 8-15, $5, noon
- Feb. 17 – Handgun Fun Shoot, $20, 6 p.m.
- Feb. 21-22 – Archery range closed to public
- Feb. 22 – Archery 101: Know Your Bow Workshop, $30, 7 p.m.
- Feb. 28 –Indoor Pistol Match, to register email [email protected]
To register for any of the events above, visit HuntSafeNebraska.org and click on Workshops. Visit OutdoorNebraska.org/OutdoorEdCenter or call 402-471-6141 for more information.
About The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
The mission of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is stewardship of the state’s fish, wildlife, park, and outdoor recreation resources in the best long-term interests of the people and those resources. To accomplish that purpose, the Commission plans and implements its policies and programs efficiently and objectively; maintains a rich and diverse environment in Nebraska’s lands and waters; provides outdoor recreation opportunities; manages wildlife resources for the maximum benefit of the people; and attempts to help Nebraskans appreciate their role in the natural world.
For more information on , please visit www.OutdoorNebraska.org.