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Hunter Education New Instructor Training

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Training Course Offered for New Hunter Education Instructors

The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is offering a New Instructor Training Course for people interested in volunteering to teach Hunter Education courses in Vermont.

The training will take place Saturday, April 6, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the at R.E.C. Zone, 94 Harvest Lane, Williston, VT 05495

All applicants must complete their instructor paperwork and online homework before attending the course.  Instructor application paperwork can be found at:  www.tinyurl.com/2pfr7c44  or call 802-828-1193 prior to the course date.

Policies and procedures, field techniques and teaching methods will be covered to give instructors the tools to teach future hunters how to have a safe and enjoyable experience.  Lunch will be provided.  Be prepared to be outside for at least part of the day.

Applicants are required to pass a background check with a Vermont State Game Warden and apprentice-teach with a chief instructor before they will receive their full State of Vermont Hunter Education Instructor certification. 

 “Our hunter education instructors are all volunteers, donating their time to pass on a cherished Vermont tradition,” said Hunter Education Training Coordinator Nathan Lafont.  “The hours our instructors put in will leverage federal dollars that enable the Hunter Education Program to function.”

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities are available for free upon request.  Requests should be made as early as possible.  Please call the office staff at 802-828-1193 (voice) or 1-800-253-0191 (TTY).


April 6
9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Nathan LaFont


R.E.C. Zone
94 Harvest Lane
Williston, VT 05495 United States
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