Virginia.gov

More Events in the Outdoor Report

  • Looking for more great outdoors events? Check out the Outdoor Report's events calendar!
  • Subscribe now to get the latest information direct to your inbox twice-a-month, free!

Contests & Ongoing Events

Upcoming Events

May 2015

  • Bulls Eye Adventure Package

    Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - Cumberland

    This package will include beginning and intermediate level instruction in archery, but will also include activities to increase your awareness of bow hunting skills, such as distance estimating, games, and shooting from different positions. All equipment will be provided. Participants will need to provide their own snacks and water. Restroom facilities are not available at the Archery Range. A mid-point break time will be included in the program. This program will last approximately three hours. Ages ten years old and up. Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian also enrolled in the program. Maximum of ten participants. $10.00 per person. Pre-registration required. Registration for this and all our Adventure Packages may also be made through the Customer Service Center at 1-800-933-7275. 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, meet at Archery Range. For more information, contact Bear Creek Lake State Park at 800-933-7275 or BearCreek@dcr.virginia.gov.

  • Beginner Archery

    Saturday, May 30, 2015 - Cumberland

    Learn about recurve and compound bows and how to use them. Take your best shots and get tips on how to shoot better. All equipment provided. Equipment is not suitable for children younger than eight years old. $5 per person, family rates available. Advanced registration with the Park Office required. Water and restrooms are not available at the range. 10:00-11:30 AM, meet at Archery Range. For more information, contact Bear Creek Lake State Park at 804-492-4410 or BearCreek@dcr.virginia.gov.

  • Introduction to Archery

    Saturday, May 30, 2015 - Virginia Beach

    The Green Arrow? Katniss? Robin Hood? Forget them and be your own hero! Learn fundamental archery techniques using re-curve bows. Suitable for ages 8 and up. NO experience is necessary. Registration is required, space is limited. Cost: $10. 9 AM - 1 PM. Meet at Little Island City Park for transport into False Cape. For more information, contact False Cape State Park at .

June 2015

  • Bulls Eye Adventure Package

    Tuesday, June 09, 2015 - Cumberland

    This package will include beginning and intermediate level instruction in archery, but will also include activities to increase your awareness of bow hunting skills, such as distance estimating, games, and shooting from different positions. All equipment will be provided. Participants will need to provide their own snacks and water. Restroom facilities are not available at the Archery Range. A mid-point break time will be included in the program. This program will last approximately three hours. Ages ten years old and up. Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian also enrolled in the program. Maximum of ten participants. $10.00 per person. Pre-registration required. Registration for this and all our Adventure Packages may also be made through the Customer Service Center at 1-800-933-7275. 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, meet at Archery Range. For more information, contact Bear Creek Lake State Park at 800-933-7275 or BearCreek@dcr.virginia.gov.

  • Bulls Eye Adventure Package

    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - Cumberland

    This package will include beginning and intermediate level instruction in archery, but will also include activities to increase your awareness of bow hunting skills, such as distance estimating, games, and shooting from different positions. All equipment will be provided. Participants will need to provide their own snacks and water. Restroom facilities are not available at the Archery Range. A mid-point break time will be included in the program. This program will last approximately three hours. Ages ten years old and up. Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian also enrolled in the program. Maximum of ten participants. $10.00 per person. Pre-registration required. Registration for this and all our Adventure Packages may also be made through the Customer Service Center at 1-800-933-7275. 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, meet at Archery Range. For more information, contact Bear Creek Lake State Park at 800-933-7275 or BearCreek@dcr.virginia.gov.

  • Bulls Eye Adventure Package

    Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - Cumberland

    This package will include beginning and intermediate level instruction in archery, but will also include activities to increase your awareness of bow hunting skills, such as distance estimating, games, and shooting from different positions. All equipment will be provided. Participants will need to provide their own snacks and water. Restroom facilities are not available at the Archery Range. A mid-point break time will be included in the program. This program will last approximately three hours. Ages ten years old and up. Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian also enrolled in the program. Maximum of ten participants. $10.00 per person. Pre-registration required. Registration for this and all our Adventure Packages may also be made through the Customer Service Center at 1-800-933-7275. 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, meet at Archery Range. For more information, contact Bear Creek Lake State Park at 800-933-7275 or BearCreek@dcr.virginia.gov.

  • Bulls Eye Adventure Package

    Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - Cumberland

    This package will include beginning and intermediate level instruction in archery, but will also include activities to increase your awareness of bow hunting skills, such as distance estimating, games, and shooting from different positions. All equipment will be provided. Participants will need to provide their own snacks and water. Restroom facilities are not available at the Archery Range. A mid-point break time will be included in the program. This program will last approximately three hours. Ages ten years old and up. Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian also enrolled in the program. Maximum of ten participants. $10.00 per person. Pre-registration required. Registration for this and all our Adventure Packages may also be made through the Customer Service Center at 1-800-933-7275. 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, meet at Archery Range. For more information, contact Bear Creek Lake State Park at 800-933-7275 or BearCreek@dcr.virginia.gov.

July 2015

  • Flat Out Catfish I

    Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - Richmond

    Would you like to learn the secrets of catching Flathead Catfish on the James River? Join DGIF Angling Education and Captain Mike Ostrander for a day of instruction and fishing on the James River at Pony Pasture in Richmond. Workshop involves wading in the river and terrain can be challenging. Tackle, bait and lunch will be provided. For ages 16 and older. New for 2015 - In an effort to recruit new attendees, returning participants from previous years must bring someone new to the workshop. Registration Fee: $40 per person. Register today, space is limited and open until filled. For more information, contact Chris Dunnavant at 804-283-7327 or chris.dunnavant@dgif.virginia.gov.

August 2015

  • Flat Out Catfish II

    Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - Richmond

    Would you like to learn the secrets of catching Flathead Catfish on the James River? Join DGIF Angling Education and Captain Mike Ostrander for a day of instruction and fishing on the James River at Pony Pasture in Richmond. Workshop involves wading in the river and terrain can be challenging. Tackle, bait and lunch will be provided. For ages 16 and older. New for 2015 - In an effort to recruit new attendees, returning participants from previous years must bring someone new to the workshop. Registration Fee: $40 per person. Register today, space is limited and open until filled. For more information, contact Chris Dunnavant at 804-283-7327 or chris.dunnavant@dgif.virginia.gov.