Youth firearms safety certification


Firearms Safety Certification for Youth

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Requirements

Three basic rules of firearms handling

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!

Calendar of firearms classes

Click on the course name for details.

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02/26/17

Richmond

Stearns County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/27/17

Pierz

Morrison County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/27/17

Ruch City

Chisago County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/27/17

Benson

Swift County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/27/17

Buckman

Morrison County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/27/17

Hermantown* * *CLASS IS FULL * * *

St. Louis County

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

02/27/17

Annandale *** CLASS FULL - Waiting list ONLY***

Wright County

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

02/27/17

Clear Lake *** CLASS FULL ***

Sherburne County

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

02/28/17

Rochester

Olmsted County

Firearm Safety Training Class

02/28/17

Alexandria

Douglas County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/01/17

Roseville

Ramsey County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/02/17

Coon Rapids* * *CLASS IS FULL * * *

Anoka County

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

03/02/17

Rosemount* * *CLASS IS FULL * * *

Dakota County

Firearms Safety Class * * *CLASS IS FULL* * *

03/02/17

Battle Lake

Otter Tail County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/02/17

Long Prairie

Todd County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/02/17

Minneota

Lyon County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/03/17

Madison Lake

Blue Earth County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/04/17

Wanamingo

Goodhue County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/04/17

Royalton ***CLASS FULL***

Morrison County

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

03/04/17

Spring Valley

Fillmore County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/05/17

Hitterdahl

Clay County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/06/17

Prinsburg

Kandiyohi County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/06/17

Green Isle

Sibley County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/06/17

Spring Lake Park

Anoka County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/06/17

Roseau

Roseau County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/06/17

Hugo *** CLASS FULL ***

Washington County

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

03/07/17

Waconia

Carver County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/07/17

Lake Elmo

Washington County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/07/17

Kerkhoven

Swift County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/07/17

Delano

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/07/17

Rosemount * * CLASS IS FULL * * *

Dakota County

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

03/07/17

Montgomery

Le Sueur County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/07/17

Little Canada

Ramsey County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/07/17

Watertown

Carver County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/08/17

Preston

Fillmore County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/09/17

Corcoran

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/10/17

Jordan

Scott County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/12/17

Hanover

Wright County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/13/17

Orono

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/13/17

Blaine

Anoka County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/13/17

Stewartville

Olmsted County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/13/17

Lakefield

Jackson County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/14/17

LeRoy

Mower County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/14/17

Osseo

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/14/17

Moorhead

Clay County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/14/17

Lester Prairie

McLeod County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/14/17

Dilsworth

Clay County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/14/17

Virginia

St. Louis County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/14/17

Braham

Isanti County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/14/17

Slayton

Murray County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/14/17

Jackson

Jackson County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/14/17

Windom

Cottonwood County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/16/17

Argyle

Marshall County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/16/17

Glyndon

Clay County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/16/17

Caledonia

Houston County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/16/17

Marine on St. Croix

Washington County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/20/17

Lake Elmo

Washington County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/20/17

Coon Rapids

Anoka County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/20/17

Fergus Falls

Otter Tail County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/20/17

International Falls

Koochiching County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/21/17

Oslo

Marshall County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/21/17

Le Center

Le Sueur County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/21/17

Elizabeth

Otter Tail County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/21/17

Hoyt Lakes

St. Louis County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/21/17

Chisago City

Chisago County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/22/17

North St Paul

Ramsey County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/23/17

Lancaster

Kittson County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/24/17

Maple Plain

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/25/17

Zumbrota

Goodhue County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

03/27/17

Audubon

Becker County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/28/17

Darwin

Meeker County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/28/17

Cold Spring

Stearns County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/28/17

Morristown

Rice County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/30/17

Perham

Otter Tail County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

03/30/17

Prior Lake

Scott County

Firearm Safety Training Class

03/31/17

Dodge Center

Dodge County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/01/17

Glencoe

McLeod County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/03/17

Farmington

Dakota County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/03/17

Hackensack

Cass County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/04/17

Lake Elmo

Washington County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/04/17

Oak Grove

Anoka County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/04/17

Huntley

Faribault County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/04/17

Andover

Anoka County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/04/17

Pine City

Pine County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/04/17

Red Wing

Goodhue County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/06/17

Chaska

Carver County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/06/17

Fairmont

Martin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/06/17

Forest Lake

Washington County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/06/17

Rockford

Wright County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/06/17

Grand Meadow

Mower County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/07/17

Hayfield

Dodge County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/08/17

St. Michael

Wright County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/10/17

Zimmerman

Sherburne County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/11/17

Janesville

Waseca County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/13/17

South St. Paul

Dakota County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/13/17

Shakopee

Scott County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/14/17

Elk River ***CLASS FULL***

Sherburne County

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

04/15/17

Eitzen

Houston County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

04/17/17

Andover

Anoka County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/18/17

Sobieski

Morrison County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/18/17

East Grand Forks

Polk County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/18/17

Bloomington

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/18/17

Edina

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/19/17

Edina

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/22/17

Hutchinson *** CLASS FULL ***

Meeker County

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

04/24/17

Finlayson

Pine County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/27/17

Glenwood

Pope County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

05/01/17

Richfield

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

05/02/17

Lake Elmo

Washington County

Firearm Safety Training Class

05/06/17

Plummer

Red Lake County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

05/08/17

Hugo - Female Students Only

Washington County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

05/09/17

Crookston

Polk County

Firearm Safety Training Class

05/15/17

Cook

St. Louis County

Firearm Safety Training Class

05/19/17

Tracy

Lyon County

Firearm Safety Training Class

05/20/17

Greaney

St. Louis County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

05/21/17

Marshall

Lyon County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

06/02/17

New Ulm

Brown County

Firearm Safety Training Class

06/04/17

New Ulm

Brown County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

06/11/17

Little Falls

Morrison County

Firearm Safety Training Class

06/19/17

Brooklyn Park

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

06/26/17

Hugo

Washington County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

06/26/17

Savage

Scott County

Firearm Safety Training Class

07/17/17

Lewiston

Winona County

Firearm Safety Training Class

07/21/17

New Ulm

Brown County

Firearm Safety Training Class

07/23/17

New Ulm

Brown County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

08/01/17

Rockford

Wright County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/01/17

Edina

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/02/17

Edina

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/05/17

Crookston

Polk County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

08/15/17

Crookston

Polk County

Firearm Safety Training Class

09/09/17

Tracy

Lyon County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

09/11/17

Hugo

Washington County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

10/06/17

New Ulm

Brown County

Firearm Safety Training Class

10/08/17

New Ulm

Brown County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day


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