Firearms Safety Certification for Youth
To be eligible to receive your Firearms Safety Certification, you must be 11 years of age or older.
DNR Firearms Certification is required of anyone born after December 31, 1979 to purchase a hunting license in Minnesota. Check requirements in other states.
Apprentice hunter validation.
The field experience allows students to learn and demonstrate commonly accepted principles of safety in hunting and the handling of firearms. It includes live fire on a rifle range.
The cost for the Field Day will be $5.00 This will cover lunch and refreshments during the Field Day Training.
Cash or Checks will be accepted.
Checks should be made out to the New Richland Area Sportsmen's Club.
Students will be required to Self Certify online at www.mndnr.gov after Completing the Field Day. Students Certification will not be valid until they complete the self-certification and the Fee Payment Process.
The cost for the Self-Certification Process and Field Day Training will be $7.50 payable online at the above address.
We will have detailed instructions for the students after they complete the Field Day Training on Self-Certification.
The cost for the online course is a separate fee of $24.95, which is paid with a credit card directly to HunterCourse.com.
Three basic rules of firearms handling
Treat each firearms as if it is loaded
Always control the muzzle of your firearm
Be sure of your target and what is beyond
Firearms Safety Training Cancelled
April 18th 2020
We are Currently putting together another Youth Firearms Safety Training Field Day. The Date Has Been Set, April 18th 2020
You will be required to take the Online Training first. This training can be found at Huntercourse.com.
Just sign up and get started. The course takes between 12 and 15 hours to complete. When finished with the course you will be able to take the test. When you pass the test, a field day voucher will need to be purchased.
Youth Firearms Safety Training
All Day Field Day
We will be having only one Field Day for 2020!
Saturday April 18th,
We will have room for 25 Students. First Come First Serve
Get your Field Day Voucher and Get Signed up Early!!!
Sign up at the NRHEG School Offices
Bring your Field Day Voucher to the office when you sign up to reserve your spot.
First Come First Serve
Things to Bring to the Field Day:
Field Day Voucher
Parent or legal guardian must be present for registration.
Parents will be required to fill out Parental Release Form
Safety Glasses or Shooting Glasses
Dress for the weather, we are planning to hold class rain or shine. Bug spray may be needed (no Flip-Flops, we will be walking through wooded areas)
We encourage you to bring the .22 rifle that you are familiar with. We will have rifles on site if you do not have one.