Sunday Fun Day!


Have Fun at Ponca State Park! 9:00 am—11:00 am Introduction to Archery —Introductory course for beginners in archery. All equipment is provided. Participants must be 5 years or older. Meet and pay at the archery range in the Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex. Cost $1/6 arrows. 11:00 am; 1:30 pm Backwater Kayaking— Learn the basic skills of kayaking in the Missouri’s backwaters. This a great place to fine-tune your kayaking skills while touring our backwater area and viewing wildlife. Meet and pay at the Resource and Education Center. Must be 12 years of age or older. Cost is $12.00/person. 11:00 am—all day Trick Kite Flying— “My Wind Stuff” will be on the riverfront demonstrating some unique kite flying. They will also assist you on learning how to handle a two string kite and perform trick kite flying. At the Riverfront. Free. 1:00 pm Things with Wings — Learn about the different types of butterflies and insects that live in the prairie. We will provide nets, identification books, and binoculars for you to use on this journey through the tall grass prairie. Please pre-register at front desk. Meet and pay at the Re-source and Education Center. Cost is $1/person. 1:00 pm Parachute Race— Compete with others in a parachute race. The speed of your running will inflate a para-chute kite behind you. Prizes awarded in three age categories. Meet at the Riverfront. Free. 3:00 pm Animal Adaptations —Learn how animals have adapted to their environment, their food source, protect themselves from predators, etc. A short overview of adaptation will be provided followed by a hands-on adaptation exercise. Meet at the Resource & Education Center. Free. Check out our new Ponca Scout Program! Scouts will earn a Ponca Scout Badge by completing an activity, challenge, and attending an outdoor education program. Four age groups are available including Bumble Bee Scouts (3-4 year olds), Salamander Scouts (5-6 year olds) Raccoon Scouts (7-9 year olds), and Whitetail Scouts (10 year olds and up). Everything you need to complete the Ponca Scout Program is in a scout bag. Purchase a Ponca Scout Bag at the Resource and Education Center. Cost $7/Scout Bag. 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:7-3

2016-07-03 14:00:00 UTC

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