Archery Hunter Safety Skills & Exam Day
Saturday, August 10, 2019, 9am-5pm
**THIS COURSE IS OPEN TO MAINE RESIDENTS ONLY**
Kittery Trading Post is pleased to offer our Hunter Safety (Archery) Course free to Maine residents. By Maine state law, individuals must complete a hunter education course prior to buying a basic hunting (archery) license, or be able to show a previously issued license of the same type. If you would like to refresh your knowledge of safe and responsible hunting, then taking a hunter education course is a great idea.
YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ONLINE PORTION OF THE CLASS PRIOR TO REGISTERING FOR THE AUG. 10 SKILLS & EXAM DAY.
The Online Course requires that students complete the knowledge portion of the course online followed by attendance at a skills and exam day which is about 7 hours. Students complete quizzes and an exam and are provided with a voucher to attend the Skills & Exam Day upon completion of the online exam. Students must complete the online course and provide a voucher number to register for the Skills & Exam Day. Students must also bring the voucher to the class. Please visit www.hunter-ed.com/maine to complete the online portion of the course. Warning! Passing the online course does not guarantee you a spot at the Skills & Exam Day.
THIS IS THE SKILLS & EXAM SESSION for obtaining your Hunter's Education Firearms Card.
In the Skills & Exam session students must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a bow, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate contents and pass a 50 question test with a grade of at least 70%.
This Archery Safety Course at Kittery Trading Post is limited to 40 people and usually fills up fast. To register, please sign up in person at the Customer Service Counter and present your voucher showing completion of the online portion of the course. Students must be at least 10 years old. Students 14 years old or younger must be accompanied by a parent during this course.
From the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife:
An archery education course will provide a student with a wealth of knowledge regarding equipment, proper hunting methods, responsibilities, and general safety. Most classes will have some outdoor exercises. Passage of a final exam is required. You must attend every day of the class in order to receive your certificate.
If you would like to refresh your knowledge of safe and responsible hunting, then taking a hunter education course is a great idea.
For more information on Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Hunter Education, visit http://www.state.me.us/ifw/education/safety/
In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances, a notice will be posted on ktpevents.com and our facebook page. You may also call Kittery Trading Post at 888-587-6246.