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.

11/19/17

Cedar Mills* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL * * *

McLeod County

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

11/26/17

Lake Elmo* * *FIELD DAY IS FULL* * *

Washington County

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

01/20/18

Rochester

Olmsted County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

02/17/18

Rochester

Olmsted County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

03/05/18

Wolverton

Wilkin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/19/18

Pequot Lakes

Crow Wing County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/21/18

Columbus***CLASS IS FULL***

Anoka 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