Youth firearms safety certification


Firearms Safety Certification for Youth

Requirements

Three basic rules of firearms handling

youth shooting practiceOutdoor News Magazine special for youth

When and where are firearms safety classes offered?

Classes are added to the DNR website as the information becomes available. Check back often.

What happens in the classes?

Cost

A fee of up to $7.50 may be collected by the instructor at the class for any costs they incur to conduct the class. The DNR course fee is $7.50, payable on-line after successful completion of course requirements.

On-Line Option

Youth ages 11 – 17: Youth can complete the 12-hour online course at HunterCourse.com. Attending a field day is required. Consider registering your child for a field day before they complete the online course; see availability by checking currently scheduled classes below.

Adults (18 and older)click here to start.

General information

Find (and sort) more courses on the DNR Safety Training Calendar!

Courses

To view detailed information about a class or field day, click on its name.

01/20/18

Rochester* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Olmsted County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL* * *

01/23/18

Buffalo

Wright County

Firearm Safety Training Class

01/29/18

Prior Lake

Scott County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/01/18

Cannon Falls

Goodhue County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/01/18

Cottage Grove

Washington County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/03/18

Cokato **CLASS IS FULL***

Wright County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/05/18

Vermillion

Dakota County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/11/18

Eagan

Dakota County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/12/18

Buckman

Morrison County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/12/18

Pierz

Morrison County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/13/18

La Crescent

Houston County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/17/18

Rochester- FIELD DAY IS FULL

Olmsted County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

02/19/18

Prior Lake

Scott County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/20/18

Houston

Houston County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/21/18

Osseo

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/23/18

Cottonwood

Lyon County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/24/18

Fulda

Murray County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/26/18

Annandale

Wright County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/01/18

Waconia

Carver County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/01/18

Coon Rapids

Anoka County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/03/18

Spring Valley

Fillmore County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/03/18

Wanamingo

Goodhue County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/03/18

Grand Rapids

Itasca County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/05/18

Wolverton

Wilkin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/05/18

Watertown

Carver County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/06/18

Montgomery

Le Sueur County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/06/18

Rosemount

Dakota County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/12/18

Hugo

Washington County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

03/13/18

Dilworth

Clay County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/13/18

Jackson

Jackson County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/13/18

Roseville

Ramsey County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/15/18

Marine

Washington County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/15/18

Glyndon

Clay County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/16/18

Alexandria

Douglas County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/17/18

Rochester***FIELD DAY IS FULL***

Olmsted County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day* * *Field Day is FULL* * *

03/19/18

Pequot Lakes

Crow Wing County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/27/18

Morristown

Rice County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/30/18

Dodge Center

Dodge County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/02/18

Fergus Falls

Otter Tail County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/08/18

Forest Lake***CLASS IS FULL***

Anoka County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day**CLASS IS FULL**

04/08/18

Forest Lake***CLASS IS FULL****

Anoka County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

04/16/18

Little Canada

Ramsey County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

04/17/18

Edina

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/18/18

Edina

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/21/18

Columbus***CLASS IS FULL***

Anoka County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

04/21/18

Rochester

Olmsted County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

04/27/18

Tracy

Lyon County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/29/18

Marshall

Lyon County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

04/30/18

Richfield

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

05/05/18

Rochester

Olmsted County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

05/07/18

Hugo

Washington County

Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day***FEMALE ONLY***

06/02/18

Park Rapids

Hubbard County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

06/22/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Firearm Safety Training Class

06/24/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

07/06/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Firearm Safety Training Class

07/08/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

07/16/18

Lewiston

Winona County

Firearm Safety Training Class

07/23/18

Hugo

Washington County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

07/31/18

Edina

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/01/18

Edina

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/17/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/19/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

09/09/18

Tracy

Lyon County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

10/13/18

New Ulm

Brown County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

All DNR safety courses


There are organizations that include the DNR Firearms Safety Training class as part of an event or membership package they offer. The fee for the DNR firearms safety training is set at $7.50, with an option for the instructor group to charge an additional $7.50. However, these other programs have additional costs which are set by the providing organization.

Organizations offering a DNR firearms safety class