Youth firearms safety certification


Firearms Safety Certification for Youth

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.

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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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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* * *CLASS IS FULL * * *

Dodge County

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

04/01/17

Perham

Otter Tail County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/01/17

Glencoe *** CLASS FULL***

McLeod County

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

04/03/17

Iron

St. Louis County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/03/17

Nashwauk

Itasca County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/03/17

Granite Falls

Yellow Medicine County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/03/17

Nashwauk

Itasca County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/03/17

Mahnomen

Mahnomen County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/03/17

Lake City

Wabasha County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/03/17

Brandon

Douglas 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

04/03/17

Deer Creek

Otter Tail County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/04/17

Mountian Iron

St. Louis County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/04/17

Rice

Benton 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

04/05/17

Brainerd

Crow Wing County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/05/17

Coon Rapids

Anoka County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/06/17

Little Falls

Morrison County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/06/17

Sauk Rapids *** CLASS FULL ***

Benton County

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

04/06/17

Canby

Yellow Medicine County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/06/17

Rosemount

Dakota County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/06/17

Hancock

Stevens 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

Spicer

Kandiyohi County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

04/08/17

St. Michael* **CLASS IS FULL* * *

Wright County

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

04/10/17

Little Fork

Koochiching County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/10/17

Pelican Rapids

Otter Tail County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/10/17

Zimmerman

Sherburne County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/11/17

Springfield

Brown County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/11/17

Eden Prairie

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/11/17

Cromwell

Carlton County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/11/17

South Haven

Wright 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

St Cloud

Sherburne County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

04/15/17

Eitzen ***CLASS FULL***

Houston County

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

04/17/17

Montevideo

Chippewa County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/17/17

Mayer

Carver County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/17/17

New Ulm

Brown County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/17/17

Thief River Falls

Pennington County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/17/17

Motley

Morrison County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/17/17

Marshall

Lyon County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/17/17

Princeton

Mille Lacs County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/17/17

Andover

Anoka County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/18/17

Ely

St. Louis County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/18/17

Ortonville

Big Stone County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/18/17

Warroad

Roseau County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/18/17

Duluth

St. Louis County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/18/17

Detroit Lakes

Becker 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

04/20/17

Redwood Falls

Redwood County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/21/17

Elk River

Sherburne County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/21/17

Oak Grove

Anoka County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/22/17

Rochester

Olmsted County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

04/22/17

Glencoe* * *CLASS IS FULL * * *

McLeod County

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

04/22/17

Hutchinson *** CLASS FULL ***

Meeker County

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

04/24/17

Fertile

Polk County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/24/17

Hibbing

St. Louis County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/24/17

Becker

Sherburne County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/24/17

Finlayson

Pine County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/25/17

Wadena

Wadena County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/25/17

Balaton

Lyon County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/26/17

Willmar

Kandiyohi County

Firearm Safety Training Class

04/27/17

Glenwood

Pope County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

04/29/17

Edgerton

Pipestone 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

Laporte

Hubbard County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

05/06/17

Lewiston

Winona County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

05/06/17

Plummer

Red Lake County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

05/08/17

Hugo - Female Students Only *** CLASS FULL (Waiting list only)***

Washington County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day *** CLASS FULL (Waiting list only)***

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

06/16/17

Halma

Kittson County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

06/19/17

Brooklyn Park

Hennepin County

Firearm Safety Training Class

06/26/17

Hugo ***CLASS FULL*** (waiting list only!)

Washington County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day *** CLASS FULL *** (waiting list only)

06/26/17

Savage

Scott County

Firearm Safety Training Class

07/10/17

Lewiston

Winona 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

07/25/17

Graceville

Big Stone County

Firearm Safety Training Class

08/01/17

Hugo

Washington County

Firearm Safety Training Class

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

09/14/17

Pelican Rapids

Otter Tail County

Firearm Safety Training Class

10/06/17

New Ulm

Brown County

Firearm Safety Training Class

10/07/17

Halma

Kittson County

Youth Firearm Safety-On-Line Field Day

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