• Hunter & Bowhunter Combo Instructor-led Course


    Overview

    Hunter & Bowhunter Combination Instructor-led Course will provide instruction in the areas of: Firearm/bowhunting handling and safety; Hunting/bowhunting law and ethics; Responsibilities towards landowners; Hunting/bowhunting skills including methods, shot placement, recovery techniques, game care, survival skills, blood trailing, tree stand safety and first aid; Responsibilities towards landowners; Wildlife identification; and Management and conservation.

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    Hunter Education Certification Cards

    Students certify in both hunter and bowhunter education. Hunter & Bowhunter Combination Certification cards will be awarded to students upon successful completion of the course, which includes attending all class sessions, passing the field exercises and a written test.

    Who needs Hunter Education?

    If you were born on or after January 1, 1975, you must complete a hunter education course to purchase a hunting license OR show proof of a previously held license in Idaho or another state.

    Who needs Bowhunter Education?

    To buy an archery permit, all bowhunters must possess a valid hunting license and show proof they have completed an approved bowhunter education course OR show evidence of having been licensed for an archer-only hunt in Idaho or another state, or complete an affidavit to that effect.

    Age Requirements

    • Recommended for students ages 9-14 years of age or anyone new to bowhunting.
    • A parent must check in students under age 18.

    Special Accommodations

    Individuals with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations by contacting the Idaho Department of Fish and Game hunter education coordinators at fish and game offices or the State Hunter Education Coordinators office at 208-287-2872. Please allow a minimum of 30 days advanced notice for the Department to arrange a course and requested accommodations. Individuals can connect with the Idaho Relay Service or TDD at 1-800-368-6185.

    Managed And Approved By:

    Idaho Department of Fish and Game

    http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/
  • Hunter Instructor-led Course


    Overview

    Idaho Hunter Instructor-led Course will provide instruction in the areas of: firearm handling and safety; hunting law and ethics; responsibilities towards landowners; hunting skills; wildlife identification; survival skills and first aid; and management and conservation.

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    Hunter Education Certification Cards

    Hunter Education Certification cards will be awarded to students upon successful completion of the course, which includes attending all class sessions, passing the field exercises and a written test.

    Who needs Hunter Education?

    If you were born on or after January 1, 1975, you must complete a hunter education course to purchase a hunting license OR show proof of a previously held license in Idaho or another state.

    Age Requirements

    • Recommended for students ages 9-14 years of age or anyone new to hunting.
    • A parent must check in students under age 18.

    Special Accommodations

    Individuals with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations by contacting the Idaho Department of Fish and Game hunter education coordinators at fish and game offices or the State Hunter Education Coordinators office at 208-287-2872. Please allow a minimum of 30 days advanced notice for the Department to arrange a course and requested accommodations. Individuals can connect with the Idaho Relay Service or TDD at 1-800-368-6185.

    Managed And Approved By:

    Idaho Department of Fish and Game

    http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/
  • Hunter Education Field Day


    Overview

    This course is the completion of the online Hunter Education course. After successful completion of the online course, students receive a voucher certificate to present at the beginning of this course (electronic or paper).

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    Hunter Education Certification Cards

    Hunter Education Certification cards will be awarded to students upon successful completion of the Field Day, which includes attending the class session, field exercise and a written test.

    Age Requirements

    • Recommended for ages 14 and older.
    • Minimum age is 9.
    • A parent must check in students under age 18.

    Special Accommodations

    Individuals with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations by contacting the Idaho Department of Fish and Game hunter education coordinators at fish and game offices or the State Hunter Education Coordinators office at 208-287-2872. Please allow a minimum of 30 days advanced notice for the Department to arrange a course and requested accommodations. Individuals can connect with the Idaho Relay Service or TDD at 1-800-368-6185.

    Managed And Approved By:

    Idaho Department of Fish and Game

    http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/
  • Bowhunter Instructor-led Course


    Overview

    Idaho Bowhunter Instructor-led Course will provide instruction in the areas of: Bowhunting law and ethics; Bowhunting skills including methods, shot placement, recovery techniques, game care, survival skills, blood trailing, tree stand safety and first aid; Wildlife identification; and Management and conservation.

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    Bowhunter Education Certification Cards

    Bowhunter Education Certification cards will be awarded to students upon successful completion of the course, which includes attending all class sessions, passing the field exercises and a written test.

    Who needs Hunter Education?

    To buy an archery permit, all bowhunters must possess a valid hunting license and show proof they have completed an approved bowhunter education course OR show evidence of having been licensed for an archer-only hunt in Idaho or another state, or complete an affidavit to that effect.

    Age Requirements

    • Recommended for students ages 9-14 years of age or anyone new to bowhunting.
    • A parent must check in students under age 18.

    Special Accommodations

    Individuals with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations by contacting the Idaho Department of Fish and Game hunter education coordinators at fish and game offices or the State Hunter Education Coordinators office at 208-287-2872. Please allow a minimum of 30 days advanced notice for the Department to arrange a course and requested accommodations. Individuals can connect with the Idaho Relay Service or TDD at 1-800-368-6185.

    Managed And Approved By:

    Idaho Department of Fish and Game

    http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/
  • Project WILD Workshops


    Overview

    Idaho's Project WILD and specialized workshops are for adult educators and pre-service teachers. Workshops show teachers how to teach about fish and wildlife in the classroom. Most classes are 15 hours in length. They are held at various locations throughout the state. Most of these workshops begin on Friday evenings and run through the following Saturday. An optional university credit is available through most Idaho universities. An outside assignment is required for those who are taking the workshop for credit. Participants register for credit at the workshop. Cost for credit is $60 from Boise State University or Northwest Nazarene University.

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    Age Requirements

    • Adults only.
    Managed And Approved By:

    Idaho Department of Fish and Game

    http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/
  • Outdoor Skills


    Overview

    Welcome to our outdoor skills courses! Sign up and learn a new lifetime sport that is part of the fabric of life in Idaho. These courses are designed for those who want to know how to start hunting, fishing, and more. Classes include hands-on training taught by seasoned sportsmen and women. Courses range from one-day condensed classes to multiple days.

    Managed And Approved By:

    Idaho Department of Fish and Game

    http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/
  • Wolf Trapper Instructor-led Course


    Overview

    Course Lessons: wolf management, wolf trapping regulations and ethics, wolf habits and behavior, making, rigging and setting traps and snares, proper care for a wolf, reporting requirements.

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    Who needs Wolf Trapper Education?

    This class is required to trap wolves.

    Age Requirements

    • Minimum age is 9 unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.
    • A parent must check in students under age 18.

    Special Accommodations

    Individuals with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations by contacting the Idaho Department of Fish and Game hunter education coordinators at fish and game offices or the State Hunter Education Coordinators office at 208-287-2872. Please allow a minimum of 30 days advanced notice for the Department to arrange a course and requested accommodations. Individuals can connect with the Idaho Relay Service or TDD at 1-800-368-6185.

    Managed And Approved By:

    Idaho Department of Fish and Game

    http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/
  • Trapper Instructor-led Course


    Overview

    This course includes trapping laws, ethics, avoiding non-target catch, trapping laws, basic trapping methods, and safety.

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    Trapper Education Certification Cards

    Trapper Education certification cards will be awarded to students upon successful completion of the course, which includes attending all class sessions, passing the field exercises and a written test.

    Age Requirements

    • Minimum age is 9 unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.
    • A parent must check in students under age 18.

    Special Accommodations

    Individuals with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations by contacting the Idaho Department of Fish and Game hunter education coordinators at fish and game offices or the State Hunter Education Coordinators office at 208-287-2872. Please allow a minimum of 30 days advanced notice for the Department to arrange a course and requested accommodations. Individuals can connect with the Idaho Relay Service or TDD at 1-800-368-6185.

    Managed And Approved By:

    Idaho Department of Fish and Game

    http://fishandgame.idaho.gov/