Traditional Hunter Education


Overview

The Traditional Hunter Education course consists of a minimum of 10 hours of classroom, homework, and field instruction. The Traditional Course is most often preferred by first-time hunters.

STOP All students are required to obtain a California Get Outdoors ID (GO ID) prior to registering for California Hunter Education courses. If you are a previous CDFW license holder (i.e. Fishing), your GO ID is printed on the license above your name.

Click here to get a GO ID. Click here for instructions.


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Classes are generally scheduled for 1-3 sessions. Students will receive training in firearms safety and handling, sportsmanship and ethics, wildlife management and conservation, archery, black powder, wildlife identification, game care, first aid, and survival. After a student has successfully completed the course of instruction and passed the final examination, they are awarded a Certificate of Completion.

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January 2024

  • Jan 13 Sat

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    Traditional Hunter Education

    Registration Open 38 of 50 seats remaining

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    Escondido Fish & Game Association Escondido, CA 92027

    • Saturday, January 13, 2024 7:30am - 5:00pm

    Distance

    3 mi

February 2024

  • Feb 10 Sat

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    Traditional Hunter Education

    Registration Open 50 of 50 seats remaining

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    Escondido Fish & Game Association Escondido, CA 92027

    • Saturday, February 10, 2024 7:30am - 5:00pm

    Distance

    3 mi

April 2024

  • Apr 13 Sat

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    Traditional Hunter Education

    Registration Open 48 of 50 seats remaining

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    Escondido Fish & Game Association Escondido, CA 92027

    • Saturday, April 13, 2024 7:30am - 5:00pm

    Distance

    3 mi

May 2024

  • May 11 Sat

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    Traditional Hunter Education

    Registration Open 50 of 50 seats remaining

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    Escondido Fish & Game Association Escondido, CA 92027

    • Saturday, May 11, 2024 7:30am - 5:00pm

    Distance

    3 mi

July 2024

  • Jul 13 Sat

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    Traditional Hunter Education

    Registration Open 50 of 50 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Escondido Fish & Game Association Escondido, CA 92027

    • Saturday, July 13, 2024 7:30am - 5:00pm

    Distance

    3 mi

August 2024

  • Aug 10 Sat

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    Traditional Hunter Education

    Registration Open 50 of 50 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Escondido Fish & Game Association Escondido, CA 92027

    • Saturday, August 10, 2024 7:30am - 5:00pm

    Distance

    3 mi

October 2024

  • Oct 12 Sat

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    Traditional Hunter Education

    Registration Open 50 of 50 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Escondido Fish & Game Association Escondido, CA 92027

    • Saturday, October 12, 2024 7:30am - 5:00pm

    Distance

    3 mi

November 2024

  • Nov 9 Sat

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    Traditional Hunter Education

    Registration Open 50 of 50 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Escondido Fish & Game Association Escondido, CA 92027

    • Saturday, November 9, 2024 7:30am - 5:00pm

    Distance

    3 mi

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