New York Hunter Education Course


Hunter Education is required for all hunting licenses, including bowhunting. This course covers firearms safety, hunting techniques and responsible, ethical hunting practices.

NOTE All courses require the completion of homework prior to attending the course. If you do not complete the homework you cannot complete the 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 Education course here.

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NOTE New classes are added continuously throughout the year. Most of the classes are taught between March and September.

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December 2018

  • Dec 8 Sat

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    New York Hunter Education Course

    Registration Closed 0 of 15 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Greenway Verona Mills Fish and Game Club Verona, NY 13478

    • Saturday, December 8, 2018 9:00am - 5:00pm

January 2019

  • Jan 12 Sat

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    New York Hunter Education Course

    Registration Open 8 of 40 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Crum Elbow Sportsmans Association Hyde Park, NY 12538

    • Saturday, January 12, 2019 8:00am - 4:00pm