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Take Aim at Summer

The Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln and the Outdoor Heritage Education Complex at Platte River State Park invite you to Take Aim at Summer with free archery events for the whole family! Try your hand at archery, shooting sports, outdoor cooking, games and other activities, all for free and all under the guidance of expert volunteers. Equipment is provided.

Events will take place at the Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln on Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and at the Outdoor Heritage Education Complex at Platte River State Park on Friday, May 27, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. A full list of activities at each location follow:

Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln

Saturday, May 21, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
4703 N. 44th St., Lincoln, NE 68504

Activities include:

  • Indoor target archery
  • 3D targets on our outdoor Jake’s archery range
  • Ariel archery
  • Tomahawk throwing
  • Firearm range (no personal firearms)
  • Campfire cooking
  • Kid’s crafts & games
  • Nerf gun range

Outdoor Heritage Education Complex, Platte River State Park

Friday, May 27, 4 p.m.-8 p.m.
14421 346th St., Louisville, NE 68037

Activities include:

  • Archery
  • Rifles
  • Pellet guns
  • Shotguns
  • Hatchet throwing
  • Dutch oven cooking
  • S’mores by the campfire