All hunter education classes are free, and a student must be at least 11 years old to be certified. Any person born after January 1, 1985 must present a Hunter Education Certificate in order to purchase a hunting license in Montana.
The summary of the class offerings are listed below. A parent or legal guardian must attend the orientation session for all classes.
- Florence (Florence High School, 5602 Old US Highway 93): Orientation: Monday, Feb. 18 from 6-7p.m. Classes: Monday, March 4-Friday, March 9 from 6-8:30p.m.
- Stevensville (Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge, 4567 Wildfowl Lane): Orientation: Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 6:30-8pm. Classes: Students can elect to take classes on Mon & Wed evenings from Feb. 20-March 6 or Tues & Thurs evenings from Feb. 19-March 7 from 6:30-9pm. A field course is planned for Saturday, March 9 from 9:30am-4pm.
- Hamilton (Assembly of God Church, 601 West Main Street): Orientation: Monday, Feb. 11 from 7-8pm. Classes: Feb. 25, 26 & 28 and March 4, 5, 7, & 11 from 7-9pm each evening. A field course is planned for Saturday, March 9 from 9am to 1pm.
- Darby (Darby School Cafeteria, 209 School Drive): Orientation: Monday, Feb. 18 from 6-7pm. Classes: Monday, Feb. 25-Friday, March 1 from 6:30-9pm each evening.
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