Hunter Education Course

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Hunter Education Course

April 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - April 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

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The Hunter Education course is required for learning the necessary safety techniques and responsibilities as a hunter when using a gun, muzzleloader, crossbow or bow to pursue wild game.

General Course Details Include:

  • Firearm and crossbow handling and safety techniques
  • History of firearms
  • Knowledge of firearms and ammunition
  • Proper gun handling and storage
  • Marksmanship fundamentals
  • Specific laws and regulations
  • Principles of wildlife management and wildlife identification
  • Outdoor Safety
  • Hunter ethics
  • Hunter responsibility toward wildlife, the environment, landowners and the general public

Age Restrictions/Requirements-

Students must be 11 years or older to take this course (Note: In New York State the minimum age to hunt is 12-years old). Students 11 to 16-years old must have a signed permission slip (PDF, 106 KB) from a parent or legal guardian to allow for the handling and shooting of a firearm during this course.

Details

Start:
April 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am
End:
April 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Website:
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/92267.html

Venue

Frost Valley YMCA
2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY 12725 United States
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Phone:
845-985-2291