New York 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).

Some students, such as those under the age of 12, those with civil or criminal firearms restrictions, or those barred from possessing a firearm, may not be able to handle and shoot live firearms during a hunter education course. If this includes you, please notify an instructor when you arrive for your course

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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April 2024

  • Apr 20 Sat

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    New York Hunter Education Course

    Registration Open 16 of 30 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Lyons Rod & Gun Club Lyons, NY 14489

    • Saturday, April 20, 2024 7:00am - 4:00pm

    Distance

    37 mi

  • Apr 20 Sat

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    New York Hunter Education Course

    Registration Open 25 of 25 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Eaton Brook Rod & Gun Club West Eaton, NY 13484

    • Saturday, April 20, 2024 8:00am - 3:00pm

    Distance

    49 mi

  • Apr 20 Sat

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    New York Hunter Education Course

    Registration Open 25 of 35 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Red Creek Conservation Club Red Creek, NY 13143

    • Saturday, April 20, 2024 8:00am - 4:00pm

    Distance

    19 mi

  • Apr 28 Sun

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    New York Hunter Education Course

    Registration Open 25 of 30 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Nedrow Sportsmen's Club Marietta, NY 13110

    • Sunday, April 28, 2024 8:00am - 4:30pm

    Distance

    30 mi

May 2024

  • May 4 Sat

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    New York Hunter Education Course

    Registration Open 13 of 15 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Peterboro Conservation Club Canastota, NY 13032

    • Saturday, May 4, 2024 8:00am - 3:30pm

    Distance

    42 mi

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