Kansas Outdoor Events


12/02/2016

Bringing in the Greens: Jingle Owl the Way

Location: Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E 29th St. N, Wichita

Type: Holiday Event

Date: Friday, December 02, 2016

Contact: Cassie Standley

Phone No: 316-683-5499

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Other Information:

Kick off the holiday season with an evening of music and family fun.  Join the GPNC staff for caroling, bell ringing and decking the halls with boughs of cedars and homemade ornaments.  Holiday cookie decorating will be in the classroom, winter story time in the observatory, live owl program in the Koch Habitat Hall, and don’t forget to get your picture taken with Santa!  The Owl’s Nest gift shop will offer a 15 percent discount on all purchases.  We hope you will make your holidays bright with us at the Great Plains Nature Center!


12/03/2016

Johnson Co. - Shawnee THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, December 03, 2016

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration opens September 1, 2016. Class will start promptly at 9am and won't dismiss until after 5pm.

Shawnee Civic Center, 13817 Johnson Dr., Shawnee KS 913-631-5200. To meet state requirements this online class is designed to allow the qualified participant to complete the chapters and quizzes online. Visit www.ksoutdoors.com to complete the internet portion of the class. Students must print off Field Day Qualifier Exam certificate and bring it to the class. Participants must also successfully pass a quiz at the beginning of the in-classroom portion in order to continue with the instructional class where there will be a demonstration and a final written test. Enroll now, classes fill up quick! $15 fee required.


12/02/2016

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Godfrey's Indoor Shooting Range

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 12/02/16 - 12/03/16

Contact: Godrey's

Phone No: 785-238-0094


12/03/2016

Anderson Co. - Garnett THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Garnett Youth Building, North Lake

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, December 03, 2016

Contact: Ben or Katie Rockers

Phone No: 785-835-6580

Time: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Other Information:

Pre register : Ben or Katie Rockers 1 785 835 6580. Bring sack lunch wear clothes for outdoor weather of the day.


12/10/2016

Youth & Women Pheasant Hunt

Location: Glen Elder State Park

Type: Pheasant Hunt for Youth 11 thru 16 yr olds and all Women

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016

Contact: Glen Elder Public Lands Manager - Chris Lecuyer

Phone No: 785 545-3345

Time: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Other Information:

KS Dept. of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism, Glen Elder State Park and many other donors sponsor this pheasant hunt for youth age 11 - 16 and women of all ages.


Marion Co. - Marion

Location: Marion

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016

Contact: Michael Ottensmeier

Phone No: 620-381-0824

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


12/16/2016

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Godfrey's Indoor Shooting Range

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 12/16/16 - 12/17/16

Contact: Godfrey's

Phone No: 785-238-0094


12/15/2016

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Centerfire Shooting Sports

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 12/15/16 - 12/18/16

Contact: Stacey Smyly

Other Information:

Centerfire Shooting Sports 875 N Jan Mar Court, Olathe, KS 66061
Contact via email if you are interested in attending:  sunnysmyly1988@gmail.com


01/01/2017

First Day Hike

Location: Walnut River Campground

Type: Hike

Date: Sunday, January 01, 2017

Contact: Jill Johnson

Phone No: 316-321-7180

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

"First Day Hike" at El Dorado Lake. Come join us for an outdoor hiking adventure for the whole family at Walnut Ridge & Walnut River Trails.  Bottled water, hot chocolate and many door prizes will be provided. 


12/25/2016

Office Closed- Holiday Break

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park Office

Type: Office Closing

Dates: 12/25/16 - 01/02/17

Contact: Amber McLaughlin

Phone No: 7857263212

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

The office will be closed the week of December 25th until January 2nd.  We will reopen Tuesday, January 3rd.  Call the office if you have any questions.


01/07/2017

Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, January 07, 2017

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration opens December 5, 2016. Class will start promptly at 9am and won't dismiss until after 5pm.

Shawnee Civic Center, 13817 Johnson Dr., Shawnee KS 913-631-5200. To meet state requirements this online class is designed to allow the qualified participant to complete the chapters and quizzes online. Visit www.ksoutdoors.com to complete the internet portion of the class. Students must print off Field Day Qualifier Exam certificate and bring it to the class. Participants must also successfully pass a quiz at the beginning of the in-classroom portion in order to continue with the instructional class where there will be a demonstration and a final written test. Enroll now, classes fill up quick! $15 fee required.


01/19/2017

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 01/19/17 - 01/21/17

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration will open online at safehunters.com starting Dec 20, 2016.


02/16/2017

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 02/16/17 - 02/18/17

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration will be available online at safehunters.com starting Jan 17, 2017.


02/18/2017

Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration opens December 5, 2016. Class will start promptly at 9am and won't dismiss until after 5pm.

Shawnee Civic Center, 13817 Johnson Dr., Shawnee KS 913-631-5200. To meet state requirements this online class is designed to allow the qualified participant to complete the chapters and quizzes online. Visit www.ksoutdoors.com to complete the internet portion of the class. Students must print off Field Day Qualifier Exam certificate and bring it to the class. Participants must also successfully pass a quiz at the beginning of the in-classroom portion in order to continue with the instructional class where there will be a demonstration and a final written test. Enroll now, classes fill up quick! $15 fee required.


03/17/2017

Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Friday, March 17, 2017

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration opens December 5, 2016. Class will start promptly at 9am and won't dismiss until after 5pm.

Shawnee Civic Center, 13817 Johnson Dr., Shawnee KS 913-631-5200. To meet state requirements this online class is designed to allow the qualified participant to complete the chapters and quizzes online. Visit www.ksoutdoors.com to complete the internet portion of the class. Students must print off Field Day Qualifier Exam certificate and bring it to the class. Participants must also successfully pass a quiz at the beginning of the in-classroom portion in order to continue with the instructional class where there will be a demonstration and a final written test. Enroll now, classes fill up quick! $15 fee required.


03/23/2017

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/23/17 - 03/25/17

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration will be available online at safehunters.com starting Feb. 21, 2017.


04/20/2017

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/20/17 - 04/22/17

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration will be available online at safehunters.com beginning March 21, 2017.


09/08/2017

Lawrence Trail Hawks-100

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: Trail Race

Dates: 09/08/17 - 09/11/17

Contact: Sherri Klover

Phone No: 913-558-7622

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

North Shore Trail and Bunker Hill. Shelter 1, Overlook Area. Trail Race