The class is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on June 25 and 26. Class will be held at Three Forks High School, 210 East Neal St., in the tech education classroom across the parking lot from the football field.
Students will need to pick up a course manual from the Bozeman office of Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, 1400 S. 19th Ave., and complete it prior to class.
Pre-registration is required. Students can sign up by visiting register-ed.com/events/view/180104.
All first-time bowhunters in Montana must complete a Bowhunter Education course or show proof of a prior year’s archery license from another state or province. All classes are free. Students must be at least 12 years old by Jan. 16, 2023, to take a Bowhunter Education class.
Hunter and Bowhunter Education classes are taught by skilled volunteer instructors and offer hands-on learning experiences, mentoring opportunities and the ability for students to ask questions of experienced hunters. Students learn how to handle hunting equipment safely, basic survival skills, hunting ethics, wildlife management, game identification, landowner-hunter relations, and Montana hunting laws and regulations.
For more information about Hunter and Bowhunter Education in Montana, visit fwp.mt.gov/education/hunter-education.