Hunter Education Classroom Course - 01/04/2020 - (723699)

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Jan 4
08:30 am - 03:00 pm
Spring Lake Hall - The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University
201 San Marcos Springs Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
(Room 107)Get directions
Instructor: Ryan Spencer

About the Course

This course is designed for novice or young hunters, ages 9 years and above. The course covers the core competencies of firearm and hunting safety, hunting ethics and wildlife conservation. All materials are provided. The Hunter Education Classroom Course lasts a maximum of 6 hours of classroom instruction. This time does not include registration, breaks, test administration and certification card distribution. Courses are offered across the state year round and are taught by certified volunteer instructors. The fee for the certification is $15. Some instructors may apply additional charges for the class, such as range or facility fees. Pre-registration is required. Check with the instructor for directions and any special instructions prior to going to class.

Be sure to verify with the instructor that the class you are registering for is the Classroom Course.

You may also contact your local Texas Parks and Wildlife Department office or call TPWD Austin headquarters at 1-800-792-1112, ext. 4999.

When you arrive at the course:

  1. Pay the fee to the instructor.
  2. Attend the entire course.
  3. Take the written exam and get at least 75% correct to pass.
  4. Upon successful completion, you may receive a temporary card from the instructor. You may legally hunt with a valid Texas hunting license and your temporary certification card. Your permanent Texas Hunter Education certification card will be available for downloading and printing from your Account Profile.
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FROM THE INSTRUCTOR: This Hunter Education Classroom Course will begin on at 8:30AM on January 4, 2019. The course will take place at Spring Lake Hall at Texas State University and will last approximately 6 hours. Students will participate in conversations about firearm safety, engage in several outdoor activities and learn about the North American Model of Conservation. At the end of the course the Hunter Education Exam will be proctored and students who pass will receive their Hunter Education Certification. Lunch will not be provided but we will take a one hour break so please make plans accordingly. Parents are encouraged to participate during the course if available. If you have any questions about this course feel free to send them to the instructor, Ryan Spencer at