Hunter Education Classroom Course


Students must attend all 4 sessions of the class to pass. Attention Parents of Younger Students** 1. Any student under the age of 13 years old must have an adult (21 years or older) accompany them during all sessions of the Hunter Education course. 2. Instructor teams will have the discretion to require adult supervision for students 13 to 16 years old. 3. Students who rely on transportation from another person, must ensure that the transportation is on time. If the student’s transportation is more than thirty minutes late, the instructor may at their discretion dismiss the student from further participation in the course. The course includes instruction in: hunter responsibility, firearms and ammunition, firearm handling and safety, marksmanship and shooting fundamentals, principles of wildlife management, bowhunting, muzzleloader hunting, tree stand safety, safety and first aid, water safety, and Maryland legal requirements. In order to pass the course, students must pass a 50 question multiple choice test with a grade of 80%, demonstrate to the instructor that he or she can safely handle a firearm through practical exercises and participate in live firing. Students must also be recommended by the instructor to obtain certification by demonstrating responsibility and the maturity to be a safe, responsible and ethical hunter.

2017-10-02 23:30:00 UTC

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