Hunter Education Program


The Hunter Education Program provides free classes taught by volunteer instructors and Natural Resources Police Officers. Topics include: gun safety, wildlife management, ethics, survival/first aid, game identification, and how to hunt safely.

You will enjoy listening to volunteer instructors and Natural Resources Police Officers pass on their expertise and hunting experiences, talking with your fellow hunters during class breaks, and getting familiar with the total hunting experience. Extra help is available for those who may need it.

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Who is required to complete hunter education in West Virginia?

According to West Virginia law, all hunters who were born on or after January 1, 1975, must complete hunter education certification in order to acquire a hunting license in West Virginia.

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April 2019

  • Apr 6 Sat

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    Hands-On and Written Test

    Registration Open 25 of 25 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Glenville Volunteer Fire Department Glenville, WV 26351

    • Saturday, April 6, 2019 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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November 2019

  • Nov 9 Sat

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    Traditional Class

    Registration Open 70 of 70 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Mason Dixon Park Core, WV 26541

    • Saturday, November 9, 2019 1:00pm - 5:00pm