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Outdoor Education Center Day Camps

The Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln is now enrolling for summer day camps. These fun, activity filled camps are a great way to keep kids entertained during the summer. Day campers will have the opportunity to explore archery, campfire cooking, outdoor games and more! Learn more about each camp and register below.

Archery Academy Camp

This exclusively archery-focused camp will take students’ archery skills to the next level. Youth that are new, intermediate, or advanced will all find a path that adds to their knowledge and ability. Topics covered include range safety, equipment knowledge, scoring, intro to competition, stretching and exercises, and lots of practice time – games included!

June 5 – 7, 2018
Time: 8 – 11:30 a.m
Register for June 5 – 7

June 17 – 19, 2018
Time: 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Register for June 17-19

July 24-36, 2018
Time: 8 – 11:30 a.m
Register for July 24-36 

Ages: 8+ | Price: $75

Top Shot Firearm Camp

Develop an understanding of a variety of rifles and hone marksmanship skills with our Top Shot Firearm Camp. Designed for multiple skill levels, campers will focus on gun safety, learn about guns and ammunition, and practice their new marksmanship knowledge in a couple of different settings. Perfect for students interested in hunting, recreation, or competition shooting.

June 12 – 14, 2018
Time: 8 – 11:30 a.m

Ages: 8+ | Price: $75

Register now

Learn to Hunt Camp

Students will learn the fundamentals of safe and successful hunting, including hunting techniques, firearm handling and marksmanship, species identification, tree stand safety, and conservation principles. Students will gain hands-on experience with modern bow hunting equipment and firearms (.22 caliber provided) in our indoor ranges. If a student is between the ages of 11-15 and interested in completing Hunter Education requirements, please give us a call at 402-471-6141.

June 19-21, 2018
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Register for June 19 – 21

July 31 – August 2, 2018
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Register for July 31 – Aug. 2

Ages: 8+ | Price: $90

Outdoor Explorer’s Camp

This camp introduces a variety of outdoor programming for youth, from adventures and nature-based education to skill development. Participants will select their own path to follow each day based on their age, interests and skill level. Activities include archery, firearms, fishing, kayaking, hiking, survival skills, outdoor cooking, slingshot, wildlife education and crafts.

June 26 – 28, 2018
Time: 8 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Ages: 6+ | Price: depends on activity selected

Register now

Registration for all camps starts February 9, 2018

3 More Ways to Register:
          1. Stop by the Outdoor Ed Center
          2. By Mail (Download the form; address above)
          3. By phone at 402-471-6141 (credit card required)

**Payment required at time of registration**