Nebraska Education Center to Offer Pistol League, Youth Shooting Classes

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Nebraska Education Center to Offer Pistol League, Youth Shooting Classes
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Nebraska -( The Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center will host a .22-pistol league for shooters of all abilities ages 12 and up on Thursday nights, Oct. 22 through Dec. 10, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The league consists of a 50-round course that is both fun and challenging to shoot for both advanced and novice shooters.

Each session is $12, which includes targets and lane fees. Shooters must provide their own handgun and ammunition. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Additionally, the Outdoor Education Center will offer two youth shooting programs. Intro to Gun Safety and Technique for Young Shooters will teach the basics of firearms to shooters age 8-15 on Wednesdays from Oct. 14 through Dec. 30. These classes will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Best Shots Youth Rifle Marksmanship will help youth improve shooting skills and learn firearm safety on Tuesdays from Oct. 20 through Dec. 8. These classes will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

For more information or to register, visit, then click on event listings, then registration. Or call the Outdoor Education Center at 402-471-6141.

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Matthew J Van Camp
Matthew J Van Camp
5 years ago

I applaud Nebraska for doing this, these kids need to learn gun-handling, marksmanship, safety, and develop a competitive spirit in a sport that is inherently coupled with danger and responsibility… Now, I don’t know how Nebraska is running their marksmanship program, but my niece is enrolled in her high school’s marksmanship program, which is overseen by the local Marine Corps ROTC and I think even partially, if not wholly financed by it; Using Air-Soft pellet gun technology at first, those kids are shooting after school in Olympics quality shooting galleries; even qualifying for Regional and eventually Statewide competitions, leading to… Read more »