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Becoming an Outdoors-Family

Becoming an Outdoors-Family is a series of workshops designed to teach basic outdoor skills to help families enjoy the outdoors together. Experts provide hands-on instruction in skills related to fishing, camping, kayaking, archery, hunting and more.

A goal of Becoming an Outdoors-Family is to give families an opportunity to reconnect with each other and the great outdoors in a comfortable, safe and relaxed setting. Workshops are open to all types of families. Bring your grandchild, niece or nephew or big brother or sister and join us.

Instructors begin each class with the basics, providing hands-on experience and encourage all participants to ask questions and try the skill, focusing on fun. For more information, contact Christy Christiansen.

Upcoming events and workshops

Family Fun Night, Sept. 12, 2017, Wagon Train SRA

Bring your whole family out to Wagon Train State Recreation Area for a fun night of FREE outdoor activities. Activities included are fishing, tomahawk throwing, astronomy, Project Wild nature activities, aerial archery and hiking. Activities will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. No registration is required. Wagon Train area 6 is located just 21 miles south of Lincoln and 2 miles east of Hickman on the corner of 110th & Wagon Train Rd. A vehicle park pass and a fishing license for those over 16 are required.

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BOF Campout, Sept. 23-24, 2017, Camp Carol Joy Holling

The Becoming an Outdoors Family Campout program is for families who are new to camping and the outdoors. With the expert guidance of our instructors, we will teach you how to fish, camp, kayak, and cook outdoors, in a relaxed and safe environment.

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