• Bowhunter Education Course


    Overview

    Bowhunter Education is required to hunt deer and bear with bow and arrow. This course teaches the things that make bowhunting a special challenge, making you a more successful hunter. Minimum course time: 8 hours.

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    IMPORTANT MINIMUM AGE FOR COURSE: 11 YEARS (Minimum age for a license is 12 years).

    Managed And Approved By:

    New York Department of Environmental Conservation

    http://www.dec.ny.gov/
  • Bowhunter Education Home Study Course


    Overview

    Bowhunter Education is required to hunt deer and bear with bow and arrow. This course teaches the things that make bowhunting a special challenge, making you a more successful hunter. All Home Study classes require the completion of mandatory homestudy work prior to attending the Home Study.

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    IMPORTANT MINIMUM AGE FOR COURSE: 11 YEARS (Minimum age for a license is 12 years).

    Managed And Approved By:

    New York Department of Environmental Conservation

    http://www.dec.ny.gov/
  • Hunter Education Course


    Overview

    Hunter Education is required for all hunting licenses, including bow and arrow. This course covers basic firearms handling and outdoor skills plus hunting techniques. Minimum course time: 10 hours.

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    IMPORTANT MINIMUM AGE FOR COURSE: 11 YEARS (Minimum age for a license is 12 years).

    REQUIREMENT ALL STUDENTS UNDER 16 YEARS OF AGE MUST bring a Permission Slip (PDF) (54 KB) signed by a parent or legal guardian. You can find more information on the Hunter Education course here.

    Managed And Approved By:

    New York Department of Environmental Conservation

    http://www.dec.ny.gov/
  • Hunter Education Home Study Course


    Overview

    Hunter Education is required for all hunting licenses, including bow and arrow. This course covers basic firearms handling and outdoor skills plus hunting techniques. All Home Study classes require the completion of mandatory home study work prior to attending the Home Study.

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    IMPORTANT MINIMUM AGE FOR COURSE: 11 YEARS (Minimum age for a license is 12 years).

    REQUIREMENT ALL STUDENTS UNDER 16 YEARS OF AGE MUST bring a Permission Slip (PDF) (54 KB) signed by a parent or legal guardian. You can find more information on the Hunter Education course here.

    Managed And Approved By:

    New York Department of Environmental Conservation

    http://www.dec.ny.gov/
  • Combination Hunter/Bowhunter Course


    Overview

    Combination Hunter/Bowhunter Education Course covers both programs and is required for all hunting licenses, including bow and arrow. This is a home study course that requires the student to complete both a hunter workbook and bowhunter workbook before attending the course, followed by a minimum 12 hour field day course.

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    IMPORTANT MINIMUM AGE FOR COURSE: 11 YEARS (Minimum age for a license is 12 years).

    REQUIREMENT ALL STUDENTS UNDER 16 YEARS OF AGE MUST bring a Permission Slip (PDF) (54 KB) signed by a parent or legal guardian. You can find more information on the Hunter/Bowhunter Education Combination course here.

    Managed And Approved By:

    New York Department of Environmental Conservation

    http://www.dec.ny.gov/
  • Trapper Education Home Study Course


    Overview

    Trapper Education is required for all new trappers. This course covers how to trap responsibly, avoid unwanted species, and teaches students how to treat pelts to produce marketable furs. Minimum course time: 8 hours. No age limit. You can find more information on the Trapper Education course here.

    Managed And Approved By:

    New York Department of Environmental Conservation

    http://www.dec.ny.gov/
  • Waterfowl Hunter Education Course


    Overview

    Waterfowl ID Education is required for some special hunting areas. This course helps you identify ducks, geese and other waterfowl on the wing. Minimum course time: 3 hours. No age limits. You can find more information on the Waterfowl ID Education here.

    Managed And Approved By:

    New York Department of Environmental Conservation

    http://www.dec.ny.gov/