Welcome to Outdoor U!

Here at Nebraska Outdoor U! the possibilities for achievements are endless! Complete goals to earn hours and points, accomplish pathway objectives to rack up more points, badges, and NOU! gear. Set your own goals to work at your own pace. Best of all, NOU! is a FREE program. Set up your free OutdoorU! account today to get started and “Live Your Outdoor Life”.

Choose Your Adventure

camping badge Cook over a campfire, discover what essentials you need on every camping trip, and hone your skills to get every possible enjoyment while spending time in the great outdoors. Take others camping and show off your skills!
fishing badge Experience all types of fishing. Discover what it takes to fish with flies, in a river, or even through the ice. Challenge yourself to catch all the different kinds of fish in Nebraska.
hunting badge Whether you want to hunt with a shotgun, rifle, bow, muzzleloader or pistol, you have a home in this Pathway. You will learn about the different kinds of game in Nebraska, how to hunt, and take care your game after harvest.
shooting sports badge This program is for those who want to experience shooting, but not necessarily hunting. Find out where you can safely shoot. Discover the different competitions available in your discipline. Most importantly get to the range and shoot!

Many other useful tips will be provided to make your outdoor experiences enjoyable and safe! Work on one or all four pathways at the same time. The choice is yours!

Earn Achievements and Prizes

Compete with your friends on earning badges, points, hats, t-shirts and other free NOU! gear by completing all 6 levels in a pathway!  Learn more about achievements and prizes.


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          shooting glasses          wind shirt

Set Your Own Goals

hunting_duckcommandoshooting_sharpshooterfishing_masteranglerChallenge yourself and friends to complete Goals. Earn badges, points, and recognition. At NOU! points are the currency of the system. Grow wealthy with points as well as experience by completing pathway objectives, goals, and other outdoor related experiences.

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Total hours of Adventure spent by NOU! participants in the field.
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