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!

Click on the course name for details.

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07/26/17

Albert Lee

Freeborn County

Firearm Safety Training Class

07/27/17

St. Joseph ***CLASS FULL***

Stearns County

Firearm Safety Training Class *** CLASS FULL ***

07/27/17

Verndale

Wadena County

Firearm Safety Training Class

07/29/17

Garden City

Blue Earth County

Firearm Safety Training Class

07/29/17

Columbus *** Women & Girls Only***

Anoka County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

07/30/17

Columbus *** Women & Girls Only***

Anoka County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

07/31/17

Annandale ** CLASS FULL - Waiting list only **

Wright County

Firearm Safety Training Class ** CLASS FULL - Waiting list only **

07/31/17

Truman

Martin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

07/31/17

Browerville

Todd County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/01/17

Hugo * *CLASS IS FULL - * *

Washington County

Firearm Safety Training Class ** CLASS FULL **

08/01/17

Foley

Benton County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/01/17

Rockford* * * CLASS IS FULL * * *

Wright County

Firearm Safety Training Class* * *CLASS IS FULL * * *

08/01/17

Edina ** CLASS FULL - Waiting list only**

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class ** CLASS FULL - Waiting list only**

08/01/17

St Paul Park

Washington County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/01/17

Brewster

Nobles County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/02/17

Edina* * *CLASS IS FULL * * *

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class* * *Class is FULL* * *

08/02/17

Plymouth

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/02/17

Coon Rapids

Anoka County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/03/17

Sauk Rapids ***CLASS FULL***

Benton County

Firearm Safety Training Class ***CLASS FULL***

08/03/17

Rosemount

Dakota County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/03/17

Dawson

Lac Qui Parle County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/03/17

Maplewood

Ramsey County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/04/17

Madison Lake

Blue Earth County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/05/17

Crookston

Polk County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

08/05/17

Maple Grove* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL* * *

Hennepin County

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

08/06/17

Northfield

Dakota County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/07/17

Palisade

Aitkin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/07/17

Big Lake* * *CLASS IS FULL* * *

Sherburne County

Firearm Safety Training Class* * *CLASS IS FULL * * *

08/07/17

Prior Lake

Scott County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/08/17

Willmar

Kandiyohi County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/10/17

Forest Lake

Washington County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/10/17

Chisago City

Chisago County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/11/17

Staples

Wadena County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/12/17

Grand Rapids - mother/daughter pairs or any Female

Itasca County

Firearm Safety Training Class - Females

08/12/17

Palisade

Aitkin County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

08/12/17

Rochester *** CLASS FULL***

Olmsted County

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

08/12/17

Trimont

Martin County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

08/13/17

Medford ***CLASS FULL***

Steele County

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

08/14/17

Winthrop

Sibley County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/14/17

Cloquet* * *CLASS IS FULL * * *

Carlton County

Firearm Safety Training Class* * *CLASS IS FULL * * *

08/14/17

Aitkin

Aitkin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/14/17

Darfur

Watonwan County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/14/17

Prior Lake

Scott County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/14/17

Spring Lake Park

Anoka County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/14/17

Thief River Falls

Pennington County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/14/17

Willmar

Kandiyohi County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/15/17

Crookston

Polk County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/17/17

South St. Paul

Dakota County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/18/17

Rockford

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/18/17

Hayfield

Dodge County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/19/17

Aitkin* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Aitkin County

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

08/19/17

Rochester

Olmsted County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

08/19/17

Eagan

Dakota County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

08/21/17

Northfield

Rice County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/21/17

Aitkin

Aitkin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/21/17 - 08/26/17

Zumbro Falls

Wabasha County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/22/17

Carver

Carver County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

08/22/17

Spicer

Kandiyohi County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

08/26/17

Royalton* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Morrison County

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

08/26/17

Maple Grove ***CLASS FULL***

Hennepin County

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

08/26/17

Thief River Falls

Pennington County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

08/26/17

Lewiston

Winona County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

09/05/17

Bloomington

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

09/06/17

Rockville

Stearns County

Firearm Safety Training Class

09/09/17

Tracy

Lyon County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

09/09/17

Rochester

Olmsted County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

09/11/17

Hugo *** CLASS FULL****

Washington County

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

09/11/17

Faribault

Rice County

Firearm Safety Training Class

09/12/17

Lake Elmo ***CLASS FULL***

Washington County

Firearm Safety Training Class *** CLASS FULL***

09/12/17

Tyler

Lincoln County

Firearm Safety Training Class

09/16/17

Hibbing* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL* * *

St. Louis County

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

09/16/17

Aitkin* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Aitkin County

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

09/16/17

North Mankato

Nicollet County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

09/21/17

Pelican Rapids

Otter Tail County

Firearm Safety Training Class

10/06/17

New Ulm* * *CLASS IS FULL * * *

Brown County

Firearm Safety Training Class* * *CLASS IS FULL* * *

10/07/17

Halma

Kittson County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

10/07/17

Park Rapids

Hubbard County

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

10/08/17

New Ulm* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

Brown County

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

10/19/17

Grand Rapids - Parent/Child Class

Itasca County

Firearm Safety Training Class - Parent/Child Class

03/05/18

Wolverton

Wilkin County

Firearm Safety Training Class


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