Introduction to Nebraska's Outdoors For School Children

Derek Bierman   Friday, February 02, 2007 6:39 PM

Kids get a taste of the great outdoors with the Nebraska Outdoors Expo in Kearney, Nebraska.

The 2007 Outdoor Expo is presented by the Nebraska Games and Parks Commission and Cabela's, Inc.

Kearney Event Center
609 Platte Road, Kearney, NE 68845
Administration Office: 308.338.8144
Ticket Office: 308.338.8011
Admission: Free
Time: 5/11/2007 - 5/12/2007
Friday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. (grade 4-6) 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. (General public)
Saturday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Activity options include:

  • Safety training and shooting 20 gauge shotguns or air guns
  • Archery shooting at bullseye or full-sized animal 3D targets
  • Instruction and canoeing on Kea Lake
    Exploring various campsites
  • Tasting outdoor cooking
    Hiking along a shoreline trail
  • Observing hunting dog training techniques
  • Building a duck blind and mounting a tree stand
  • Visiting with conservation officers, viewing law enforcement equipment
  • Attending educational workshops on animal and bird behavior
  • Viewing a raptor demonstration
    Visiting a trapper's camp to learn about trapping history and equipment

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