Ponca Fun Days

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Have Fun at Ponca State Park! Friday, July 14 9:00 am –11:00 am Introduction to Archery —An introductory course on Archery is being offered in the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. All equipment is provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old. Meet and pay at the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. Cost $1/6 arrows for archery. 1:00 pm Beginner’s Fishing Clinic — Tying knots, safety concerns, fish ID, casting and other hands -on demonstrations will be presented. Bait and equipment provided. Meet at the Resource and Education Center. Free. 3:00 pm Alphabet Hike — It’s a race to the finish line. See who can get to the letter “Z” the fastest, while learning about the woodland forest. Meet at West Shelter House. Free. Saturday, July 15 9:00 —11:00 am Introduction to Archery and .22 Rifles —Introductory courses on archery and .22 Rifles will be offered at the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. All equipment is provided. Archery participants must be 5 years old and .22 rifle participants must be 10 years old. Meet and pay at the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. Cost $1/6 arrows for archery; $3/ 10 rounds for .22 rifles. 11:30 am Sneaky Snakes— Learn about different types of snakes found in Nebraska along with myths vs. facts about this slithery group of reptiles. Participants will also be able to touch several different snakes. Meet at the Resource & Education Center. Free. 1:00 pm; 3:00 pm Backwater Kayaking — Gain the basic skills of kayaking in an “off-river” backwater area. Fine-tune your kayaking proficiency while touring our backwater area and viewing wildlife. Pre-register, pay, and meet at the Resource and Education Center. Must be 12 years of age or older and the cost is $12.00/person. 1:30 pm Tree Scavenger Hunt Hike — Trees play an important part in our world, from providing us with shade to filtering the air we breathe. Enjoy the oak woodland on a scavenger hunt hike while discovering the common trees in the forest Meet at Bloodroot Trail. Free. 6:30 pm Hex Bugs and Healthy Soil — Did you know there are 900 pounds of worms in one acre of healthy soil? Come learn fun facts about healthy soil, conduct experiments, build your very own hex bug no-till planter, and then try it out. Meet at the Resource & Education Center. Free. Sunday, July 16 9:00 am—11:00 am Tomahawk and Atlatl — Introductory courses on tomahawk and atlatl will be offered at the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. All equipment will be provided. Tomahawk and atlatl participants must be 8 years old or older. Meet and pay at the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. Cost is $1/6 throws. Visit our Facebook Page, Nebraska Northeast Parks, to view our upcoming events at Ponca State Park. All programs subject to change due to staffing/weather. For questions please call (402)-755-2284. A Park Entry Permit is required. Download the event flyer: July 13-16

2017-07-14 14:00:00 UTC

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