Outdoor fun awaits families at the Family Outdoor Discovery Program at Fort Kearny State Recreation Area on May 11. This spring celebration of Nebraska’s outdoors is free and runs 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Among the activities available for all ages and experience levels are shooting sports (shotgun, 3-D archery, aerial archery and air rifle), kayaking, fishing, dog field activities, campground games, sling shots and trapping. In addition, you can compete in a s’mores eating contest, learn about Nebraska’s mountain lions and pot plants for Mother’s Day. Participate in select activities for a chance to win gift cards.
A park entry permit is required.
Image courtesy Nebraska Game and Parks Commission