Are you a safe and responsible hunter or trapper? Are you passionate about hunting ethics? Do you like sharing your knowledge and skills with youth and adults new to Idaho’s hunting traditions? If so, consider becoming a volunteer hunter education instructor.
To get started, attend one of Fish and Game’s instructor training workshops coming up in the Clearwater region of Idaho. These classes also serve as great refresher courses for those who are already certified hunter education instructors.
- Monday, March 18, Lewiston, IDFG Regional office, 3316 16th St.
- Wednesday, March 20, Orofino, Clearwater Hatchery, 118 Hatchery Roe Dr.
- Tuesday, March 26, Moscow, Latah County Fairgrounds Bldg, 1021 Harold St.
- Wednesday, March 27, Grangeville, Senior Center, County Road/Truck Route
All classes are free of charge and will run from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Pizza dinner and drinks will be provided.
Those who attend will learn about teaching hunter, bowhunter, and trapper education and will start the process for becoming a certified instructor for any or all of those programs.
If you wish to participate please RSVP by calling Volunteer Services Coordinator, Bill Seybold, at 208-799-5010, office or 208-790-6965 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you cannot attend one of these upcoming classes, but are still interested in becoming an instructor, please call or email to learn what other classes or training options are available.
Instructor orientations outline how to organize a class, select meeting sites, order supplies, and get students registered and certified. Participants also learn how to use the hunter and trapper education curriculums and how to teach using various effective methods and styles.
Maybe you don’t think you would be comfortable teaching a class on your own, but would love a team-teaching opportunity. Maybe you don’t have 15 hours to give to a class, but you certainly could teach a field day. Maybe you can only teach one class a year. Whatever the situation, we can provide the classroom set-up that best fits you!
Truly, the heart of Idaho’s hunter/bow hunter education program is the corps of dedicated volunteers who provide the instruction and mentoring. Make a difference to the future of hunting and trapping in Idaho—become a volunteer hunter, bowhunter, or trapper education instructor today!
Without the assistance of volunteer instructors, our program would be significantly diminished, so we truly appreciate your willingness to help out. Thank you for making a difference!