Hunter Education Classroom Course - 10/17/2020 - (868998)

Class #868998

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Oct 17
09:00 am - 01:00 pm
Midland College
3600 North Garfield
Midland, TX 79705
The class will be held in the Carrasco Room which is on the Northwest side of the campus by the campus bookstore.Get directions
Instructor: Shawn Shreves

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.
  More questions? Check our FAQ page.
This is the course designed for youth seeking the Texas Hunter Education Certification. This is a "closed" course and is only available to youth who are in Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Texas 4H, and other interested youth. NOTE: Covid-19 We will provide a room where students will be 6 feet from each other. Wearing of a mask during the class is optional at this point, but please have your child bring one they could wear for the duration of the class. This is SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
  • Age - Students must be 9 years of age or older on the day of the course.  A parent who wishes to complete the course along with their child are welcome to register as well.
  • Date -October 17th, 2020. The class starts at 9:00 am. Students should be there no later than 8:45 to confirm registration and get settled in. The course and exam should be complete by 1:00 pm. The completion could be anywhere from 12:20-1:00 after the student completes their exam successfully
  • Registration MUST be completed online via the Texas Parks and Wildlife Departments registration system. The link is: HERE
  • Payment - the cost of the course is $20. Cash Only - we do not accept checks or credit cards.
  • Location - The class will be held at Midland College In the Carrasco Room.
  • Firearms - This is NOT a firearms training class. Your child does not need to bring anything other than a good attitude. Our focus is on gun safety, specifically for hunting, and hunting laws for the state of Texas. For actual firearms training we encourage parents to consider scouting, 4H, or the NRA programs available in the area.
  • Parents - are welcome to leave their children, or stay and observe. We will ask for a cell phone number in case the child needs any special attention during the class. The instructor is certified by Boy Scouts as a shooting sports instructor and has completed the necessary background checks and youth protection training. I am also a certified instructor from the NRA in Rifle, Pistol, Shotgun and Muzzle Loading. My archery certifications is a level 2 US Archery certification.
    • A parent can register for the class if they have a child taking the class as well if they need the Texas Hunter Safety Certification.
    • If you're child needs any special accommodations, please let the instructor know in advance so we can do what we can. Some youth may need a parent to attend to provide any special accommodations. This is not a problem, we will work with you as necessary.
  • Refreshments - I will provide bottled water and a few snacks.