Hunter Education Classroom Course - 12/11/2021 - (1000696)

Class #1000696

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Dec 11
08:00 am - 02:00 pm
Hart Morris Conservation Center
5601 CR 4812
Athens, TX 75752
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Instructor: Travis Tidwell

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 a 6 hour Hunters Education classroom course.  There is a skills trail at this location which is about a mile and a half walk so wear comfortable shoes and clothes appropriate for the weather.  Please DO NOT bring firearms to the class.  The only things you will need to bring are $15 cash for the registration and a sack lunch and drinks.  Class starts at 8 a.m. and will end around 2 - 2:30 p.m.  Parents or guardians are welcome to attend with your kids and do not need to sign up or pay for the class.  If you have any questions please feel free to e-mail at Thank you.