Seminars & Activities

Crossbow Hunter Safety Course - August 22, 2020

Kittery Trading Post is pleased to offer our Hunter Safety (Crossbow) Course free and open to the public.

This seminar previously scheduled for June 6 has been postponed until August 22, 2020.

New Date: Saturday, August 22, 2020 (FULL) Please call 1-888-KTP-MAINE to be added to the waiting list.

To be eligible to purchase a crossbow hunting permit, any person (16 years of age and older) must hold a valid license to hunt big game (either a big game hunting license or an archery license), and must submit proof of having successfully completed an archery hunting education course and a crossbow hunting course or evidence of having previously held adult archery and crossbow hunting permits issued specifically for the purpose of hunting with a crossbow or bow and arrow in Maine after 1979.

Course Topics Include:

  • History & Modern Crossbows
  • Responsibility & Ethics
  • Accessories
  • Shooting & Handling
  • Special Concerns
  • Laws & Safety
  • Testing & Review

All of KTP's Hunter Safety courses are team taught. This course is led by seasoned KTP staff instructor Gary Rohm.

This Crossbow Safety Course is held in our Katahdin seminar room at Kittery Trading Post and limited to 30 people. For more information and to reserve yourself a space in the class please email, call 1-888-KTP-MAINE or stop by the Kittery Trading Post and sign up in person at the Customer Service Counter.

In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances, a notice will be posted on and our facebook page. You may also call Kittery Trading Post at 888-587-6246.