Outdoor Discovery program at the Fort Kearny State Recreation Area|
Annually, Nebraska Game and Parks stages the Outdoor Discovery program at the Fort Kearny State Recreation Area. It begins with 2 days for school kids only and concludes with a public family day—thus year on Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 9-4.
Other than state required park entry permits, this event is free. It offers folks of all ages an opportunity to experience a number of activities hands on. Shotguns, air rifles, archery, fishing, crafts, dutch oven cooking, children’s games, kayaking, fish tanks and more. Plus lots of seminars on subjects like mountain lions, turkey hunting and dog training. Live critter displays. Folks demonstrating various modern day and historic skills from blacksmithing to wood carving.
Go to outdoornebraska.org and wait for the splash screen about the event—click on the picture to learn more.