Virginia Hunter Education Outreach & Workshops


Hunting workshops are sometimes offered to allow students the opportunity to gain hunting skills beyond those taught in the Basic Hunter Education Course.

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Most workshops are coordinated by volunteer Hunter Education Course instructors and involve an actual hunting experience.

Classes, such as wild game processing and outdoor skills, may be offered by volunteer Hunter Education Course instructors.

This training does not meet the requirement for certification in Hunter Education.

Volunteer Instructors

Hunting, bowhunting, and trapping courses in Virginia are taught primarily by trained volunteer instructors. If you are interested in becoming an instructor, please contact us through the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries website at

Additional Information

The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries shall afford to all persons an equal access to Department programs and facilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability, sex or age. If you believe that you have been discriminated against in any program, activity or facility, please write: Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, ATTN: Compliance Officer, 7870 Villa Park Drive, Suite 400, Richmond, Virginia 23228.

This program may receive Federal financial assistance in Sport Fish and/or Wildlife Restoration. Under Title VI of the I 964 Civil Rights Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, The U.S. Department of the Interior prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. If you believe that you have been discriminated against in any program activity or facility as described above, or if you desire further information please write to:

The Office for Human Resources
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services 4040 N. Fairfax Drive
Room 300
Arlington, Virginia 22203

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    • Saturday, August 24, 2019 7:00am - 4:00pm
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    • Saturday, October 12, 2019 10:00am - 2:00pm