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Upcoming Hunter Education Courses

 

ADVISORY: To view course dates and sign up for the Basic Hunter Education Field Day for Internet Graduates Course held at the Kent County - Little Creek Hunter Education Training Center, please visit Hunter Ed Online Access. All upcoming Hunter/Trapper education courses are listed below. Both a field course and a live-firing exercise are required for certification for the Basic Hunter Education Traditional Course and the Basic Hunter Education Field Day for Internet Graduates Course. Students must mail in their Liability Waiver to the Hunter Education Office, prior to the scheduled date of the course they plan to attend.

Office of Hunter Education
6180 Hay Point Landing Road
Smyrna, DE 19977

2019 Classes for New Castle County -

Course

Dates

Location

Times

Notes

Basic Hunter Education
(Sign up begins now)

Oct. 12,13

Ommelanden Hunter Education Training Center
1205 River Road
New Castle, DE 19720

 

Sept.12, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Sept.13, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.


Courses are 2 days in length and students must attend both days to be certified.

*Students must mail in a
Liability Waiver prior to class
Ommelanden Hunter Education Training Center and Range

 

2019 Classes for Kent County

 

Course

Dates

Location

Times

Notes

Basic Hunter Education
(Sign up begins in July)

Sept. 5,10,12

 

Little Creek Hunter Education Training Center
3018 Bayside Dr.
Dover, DE 19901

Sept. 5, 6:30 - 10 p.m.
Sept.10, 6:30  10 p.m.
Sept.12, 6:30 - 10 p.m.

Courses are 3 days on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Students must attend all 3 days to be certified.

*Students must mail in a
Liability Waiver prior to class

Basic Hunter Education
(Sign up begins now)

Sept. 12, 13, 14
(Please note: Sept 14th class is at Owens Station)

Sept. 12, 13
Cedarfield Ruritan Club
315 Tub Mill Pond Rd.
Milford, DE 19963

Sept. 14
Owens Station Shooting Sports and Hunter Education Training Center
12613 Hunters Cove Rd.
Greenwood, DE 19950

Sept. 12, 6 - 9 p.m.
Sept. 13, 6 - 9 p.m.
   Sept. 14, 9 - 12 p.m.

Courses are 3 evenings. Students must attend all 3 courses to be certified.

*Students must mail in a
Liability Waiver prior to class

Basic Hunter Education
(Sign up begins in July)

Sept. 17,19,24

Little Creek Hunter Education Training Center
3018 Bayside Dr.
Dover, DE 19901

Sept.17, 6:30 - 10 p.m.
Sept.19, 6:30 - 10 p.m.
Sept.24, 6:30 - 10 p.m.

Courses are 3 days on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Students must attend all 3 days to be certified.

*Students must mail in a
Liability Waiver prior to class

Basic Hunter Education
(Sign up begins in July)

Sept. 26, Oct. 1,3

Little Creek Hunter Education Training Center
3018 Bayside Dr.
Dover, DE 19901

Sept.26, 6:30 - 10 p.m.
Oct.1, 6:30 - 10 p.m.
Oct.3, 6:30 - 10 p.m.

 

Courses are 3 days on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Students must attend all 3 days to be certified.

*Students must mail in a
Liability Waiver prior to class

Deer Hunting 101

Nov. 9

Little Creek Hunter Education Training Center
3018 Bayside Dr.
Dover, DE 19901

Nov. 9, 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

  For all hunters: expert, experienced & beginners. Covers: tactics, biology, breeding behavior, I.D. & aging, stand/ground blind use, firearms and archery equipment use, deer sign, wind, scents, lures & calls, recovery & more. Discussion with Q & A.

Basic Trapper Education
(Sign up begins in Sept.)

Dec. 1

Little Creek Hunter Education Training Center
3018 Bayside Dr.
Dover, DE 19901

 Sunday Dec. 1, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Trapper education is a mandatory course required for all persons born on or after January 1,1978 to be able to purchase a Delaware Trapping License.

 
 

2019 Field Day for Internet Course Graduates Courses 

  

Course

Dates

Location

Times

Notes

Basic Hunter Education: Field Day for Internet Graduates
(Sign up begins now)

Sept. 25

Little Creek Hunter Education Training Center.
3018 Bayside Dr.
Dover, DE 19901

 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This is a one-day course for students who completed the first part of the course online.

*Students must bring their certificate of completion (voucher) from the online class with them to class.

*Students must mail in a
Liability Waiver prior to class

Basic Hunter Education: Field Day for Internet Graduates
(Sign up begins now)

Sept. 29

Little Creek Hunter Education Training Center.
3018 Bayside Dr.
Dover, DE 19901

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This is a one-day course for students who completed the first part of the course online.

*Students must bring their certificate of completion (voucher) from the online class with them to class.

*Students must mail in a
Liability Waiver prior to class

Basic Hunter Education: Field Day for Internet Graduates
(Sign up begins now)

Oct. 17

Little Creek Hunter Education Training Center.
3018 Bayside Dr.
Dover, DE 19901

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This is a one-day course for students who completed the first part of the course online.

*Students must bring their certificate of completion (voucher) from the online class with them to class.

*Students must mail in a
Liability Waiver prior to class

Basic Hunter Education: Field Day for Internet Graduates
(Sign up begins In Sept.)

Oct. 24

Little Creek Hunter Education Training Center.
3018 Bayside Dr.
Dover, DE 19901

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This is a one-day course for students who completed the first part of the course online.

*Students must bring their certificate of completion (voucher) from the online class with them to class.

*Students must mail in a
Liability Waiver prior to class

Basic Hunter Education: Field Day for Internet Graduates
(Sign up begins in Sept.)

Oct. 27

Little Creek Hunter Education Training Center.
3018 Bayside Dr.
Dover, DE 19901

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This is a one-day course for students who completed the first part of the course online.

*Students must bring their certificate of completion (voucher) from the online class with them to class.

*Students must mail in a
Liability Waiver prior to class

Basic Hunter Education: Field Day for Internet Graduates
(Sign up begins Sept.)

Nov. 3

Little Creek Hunter Education Training Center.
3018 Bayside Dr.
Dover, DE 19901

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This is a one-day course for students who completed the first part of the course online.

*Students must bring their certificate of completion (voucher) from the online class with them to class.

*Students must mail in a
Liability Waiver prior to class

Basic Hunter Education: Field Day for Internet Graduates
(Sign up begins Sept.)

Nov. 7

Little Creek Hunter Education Training Center.
3018 Bayside Dr.
Dover, DE 19901

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This is a one-day course for students who completed the first part of the course online.

*Students must bring their certificate of completion (voucher) from the online class with them to class.

*Students must mail in a
Liability Waiver prior to class

Basic Hunter Education: Field Day for Internet Graduates
(Sign up begins Sept.)

Nov. 10

Little Creek Hunter Education Training Center.
3018 Bayside Dr.
Dover, DE 19901

 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This is a one-day course for students who completed the first part of the course online.

*Students must bring their certificate of completion (voucher) from the online class with them to class.

*Students must mail in a
Liability Waiver prior to class

Basic Hunter Education: Field Day for Internet Graduates
(Sign up begins in Sept.)

Nov. 14

Little Creek Hunter Education Training Center.
3018 Bayside Dr.
Dover, DE 19901

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This is a one-day course for students who completed the first part of the course online.

*Students must bring their certificate of completion (voucher) from the online class with them to class.

*Students must mail in a
Liability Waiver prior to class

 

 2019 Classes for Sussex County 

 

Course

Dates

Location

Times

Notes

Basic Hunter Education
(Sign up begins in July)

Sept. 17,18,19

Owens Station Shooting Sports and Hunter Education Training Center
12613 Hunters Cove Rd.
Greenwood, DE 19950

Sept. 17, 6:30 - 9:45 p.m.
Sept. 18, 6:30 - 9:45 p.m.
Sept. 19, 6:30 - 9:45 p.m.

Courses are 3 days and students must attend all 3 days to be certified.

*Students must mail in a
Liability Waiver prior to class

Basic Hunter Education
(Sign up begins in August)

Oct. 1,2,3

Owens Station Shooting Sports and Hunter Education Training Center
12613 Hunters Cove Rd.
Greenwood, DE 19950

Oct. 1, 6:30 - 9:45 p.m.
Oct. 2, 6:30 - 9:45 p.m.
Oct. 3, 6:30 - 9:45 p.m.

 

Courses are 3 days and students must attend all 3 days to be certified.

*Students must mail in a
Liability Waiver prior to class

For questions or more information, contact the Hunter Education Office at 302-735-3600 ext. 1

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