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Hunter Education - Traditional Course

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1271 Michigan 89, Plainwell, MI 49080


Date & Times:
Apr 13, 2024 9:00AM - 4:00PM EDT
Apr 14, 2024 9:00AM - 1:00PM EDT

About this Event:

In person class will be Saturday and Sunday April 13th and 14th. Class starts at 9am each day. Ending at 4pm on Saturday and 1pm on Sunday. Please arrive in time to be seated and ready to go at 9am. You will need a lunch Saturday. Range Day will be Sunday and we will be utilizing an indoor range. Please bring your own eye and ear protection if you have it. We will provide it if needed. This is a free class provided by Southwick's and volunteers. Any questions contact Beal or Al at 269-685-6666.


Organized by:

Nathan Leslie Beal

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Cancellation Policies:

If you are no longer planning on attending this class, please cancel your registration so that those on the waiting list will have a chance to attend.

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Minimum Age Policies:

There are no minimum age policies

Maximum Age Policies:

There are no maximum age policies


About the Program


The main purpose of the hunter education course is to train safe, legal and responsible hunters. Topics covered include understanding wildlife management, wildlife identification, ethics, laws and regulations, and firearms safety and handling.
In order to purchase a hunting license in Michigan, an individual born on or after January 1, 1960, is required to successfully complete an approved hunter education course. Michigan’s traditional hunter education course is taught by a dedicated core of certified volunteer instructors and Michigan conservation officers.

About the Class:
  • In person, traditional classroom setting including hands on training.
  • Minimum of 10 hours over a minimum of two days.
  • Written test (80% or better to pass) and practice assessment (pass/fail).
  • Maximum $10 fee.
  • No minimum age requirement; however, students under 10 years of age shall be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or other adult approved by parent or legal guardian.