Education Events and Opportunities
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The Youth Fishing Program
Fishing is one of our most popular activities in Nebraska, and is certainly a great family past-time. The Youth Fishing Program is a statewide program designed to introduce kids to fishing in a safe, ethical, and enjoyable manner. Trained volunteer instructors teach fishing basics such as:
- knot tying
- fish identification
- water safety
For more info visit the Youth Fishing Program Page
Outdoor Discovery Program
Learn Outdoors - Mark the dates on your Calendar Today
Attend “The Outdoor Discovery
Program (formerly known as the Nebraska Outdoor
Expo) at one of three regional locations. Same experience, new exciting name!
Nebraska's largest outdoor classroom will provide students the opportunity to
participate in numerous hands-on adventures!
Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo
The Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo is a FREE eventcommitted to providing a diversity of morethan 40 hands-on educational activitiesand demonstrations to connect youth anfamilies to the great outdoors. The event is designed to preserve the future of Nebraska's outdoor heritage.
Participants will experience:
- Outdoor Cooking
- Shooting Sports
- Demonstrations & Seminars
- Bow Fishing
- Kids Discovery Zone
(Becoming and Outdoor Woman) Outdoor workshops
Becoming an Outdoors Woman is a program of the Outdoor Education
Division of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
"Becoming an Outdoors-Woman" is
a unique opportunity for women to learn skills associated with a variety
of outdoor recreation activities. Bow is a program designed to encourage
women to become active participants in the great outdoors; including activities
related to hunting, camping, boating, backpacking and hiking and fishing to
name a few.