Hunter Education Program


Overview

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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May 2021

June 2021

  • Jun 7 Mon

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    Traditional Class

    Registration Open 28 of 40 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Bow Shop Hepzibah, WV 26369

  • Jun 16 Wed

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    Hands-On and Written Test

    Registration Open 9 of 10 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    District 3 Office, West Virginia Wildlife Center French Creek, WV 26218

    • Wednesday, June 16, 2021 3:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Jun 27 Sun

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    Hands-On and Written Test

    Registration Open 12 of 15 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Inwood DNR Office Inwood, WV 25428

    • Sunday, June 27, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Jun 30 Wed

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    Hands-On and Written Test

    Registration Open 13 of 15 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    DNR District 2 Headquarters Romney, WV 26757

    • Wednesday, June 30, 2021 6:00pm - 10:00pm

July 2021

  • Jul 14 Wed

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    Hands-On and Written Test

    Registration Open 14 of 15 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    DNR District 2 Headquarters Romney, WV 26757

    • Wednesday, July 14, 2021 6:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Jul 18 Sun

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    Hands-On and Written Test

    Registration Open 14 of 15 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Inwood DNR Office Inwood, WV 25428

    • Sunday, July 18, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm

August 2021

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