Traditional HE course

Traditional classes

The basic purpose of hunter education is to reduce hunting incidents by teaching and promoting safe, legal, ethical and responsible hunting practices. Topics taught in every Wyoming hunter education class include:
  • Hunter Responsibility and Ethics,
  • Wildlife Conservation and Management,
  • Firearms and Firearm Safety, 
  • Game and Fish Statutes and Regulations
  • Game Care and Wildlife Identification
  • Outdoor Safety. 

Traditional class details

  • In-person, instructor led classroom setting
  • 12-18 hours long scheduled over a period of 2-5 days
  • Better for students 12 years old and younger, hands-on learners, or individuals new to firearm handling. 
    • Class curriculum is written at a 4th grade reading level (age 9 and 10)
    • Spanish curriculum and translators are available upon request. Call the hunter education coordinator at 307-777-4542.
  • Cost is a maximum of $10.00 per student. 
  • Students must pass a 50 question multiple choice test.
  • Students must pass a firearm handling practical.
  • Live fire is not required, however some classes may offer an opportunity to shoot at a firearm range.

Register for a traditional Hunter Education class

Traditional classes are available January - September, with the most classes available in March and April, followed by August. Classes are rarely available October - December as most volunteer instructors are in the field.

*PARENTS: Be sure to log out of your WGFD user account BEFORE you register your child.

Each child needs to have their OWN username and password as this will be linked to any future licenses. You will be prompted to sign in or create a username and password for each child. DO NOT PROCEED WITH REGISTRATION BY LOGGING INTO YOUR ACCOUNT IF YOU ATTEND TO ENROLL A FAMILY MEMBER.

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