Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Free Hunter Education Course

A free Kentucky Hunter Education  and Bowhunter course is scheduled for Saturday, March 14. This is a one-day course starting at 8 a.m. to qualify for a ‘orange card’ and will be held at Pleasant Valley Archery Club on Highway 293, two miles south of Providence.

The 10-hour course, sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and Pleasant Valley Archery Club, will include classroom instruction in hunter ethics, wildlife identification, outdoor survival, first aid, firearms, bow hunting, and ammunition. The last session will include actual range firing and written examination.
A course completion card will be issued to successful students which is valid in any state, province or territory in North America. Attendance at all sessions is required unless an alternative classroom method is utilized.
All hunters born on or after Jan. 1, 1975, shall, while hunting, carry a valid hunter education course graduate card in addition to the appropriate Kentucky hunting license requirements. Kentucky accepts certifications from other states. A bow hunter not in possession of a firearm may carry a ‘National Bowhunter Education Program’ course completion card in lieu of the hunter education card. 
Children must be nine years old to complete the course. Children under age 12 and persons exempt from purchasing a hunting license are not required to possess the card while hunting. Children under age 12 who have not completed hunter education, shall be accompanied by an adult of at least 18 years of age while hunting.
For additional information, please contact Ronnie Hill at 270-339-1679 or Darryl Hill at 270-667-2283. You must pre-register for this course!
If participant has taken the classroom sessions by CD-Rom or Internet, please print out the course completion voucher and attend the rage session on Aug. 16. Be sure and bring proof that you have completed this course online.
Walk-ins will still be accepted if you don have access to a computer. You will need your social security number in order to register for hunter safety course.

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