• Hunter Education Course


    Overview

    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.

    Managed And Approved By:

    New York Department of Environmental Conservation

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


    Overview

    Bowhunter Education is required to hunt ONLY deer and bear with bow and arrow. It is recommended for all other game. This course covers safety techniques and responsible, ethical hunting practices when pursuing game with a bow.

    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).

    Managed And Approved By:

    New York Department of Environmental Conservation

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


    Overview

    Trapper Education is required for all new trappers. This course covers how to trap responsibly and selectively and how to handle pelts to produce marketable furs.

    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 There is no minimum age for this course.

    Managed And Approved By:

    New York Department of Environmental Conservation

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


    Overview

    Waterfowl Hunter Education is required for access to special hunting areas. This course covers waterfowl id on the wing, laws/regulations, safety and ethics specific to waterfowl hunting. This is a challenging waterfowl id course.

    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 There is no minimum age for this course.

    Managed And Approved By:

    New York Department of Environmental Conservation

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