Hunter Education Classes Set for Stevensville and Hamilton

Montana Hunter Education Classes Set for Stevensville and Hamilton

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

MALTA, Mont. –-(Ammoland.com)- Hunter Education classes are set to begin in Hamilton and Stevensville in early August. Interested students should register online now at fwp.mt.gov. Follow links to Education and Hunter Education.

The Stevensville class will be held at the Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge (4567 Wildfowl Lane), just north of Stevensville. Students should register online and then attend a mandatory orientation night on Monday, July 25 at 6:30p.m. Students can elect to take a class on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:30-9p.m. beginning on Aug. 1 and ending on Aug. 29 or Tuesday and Thursday evenings from Aug. 2 through Aug. 29. Class schedule details are available online.

The Hamilton class will be held at the Hamilton Assembly of God Church (601 West Main Street) on August 15, 16, 18, 22, 23, 25 and 29 from 7-9p.m. each evening with a field day on Saturday, Aug. 27. Students should register online and attend an orientation night on Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 7p.m. at the church

A parent or legal guardian must accompany all students under 18 to the orientation night for the class of their choice. Other hunter education classes will be held in some communities in Ravalli County this fall, but schedules have not been set.

Corvallis may not hold a class this fall, so students should plan accordingly. For updates, check the online class schedule at fwp.mt.gov. Follow links to “Education” and “Hunter Education.” Or, call the Missoula Fish, Wildlife & Parks office at 406-542-5500.

All hunter education classes are free of charge, and students must be at least 11 years old to be certified. By state law, anyone born after January 1, 1985, must have completed the Hunter Education Course to buy a hunting license in Montana.

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