Hunter education training is a form of life insurance; only rarely is anyone who has had such training involved in any kind of firearms or hunting accidents.

The Missouri Department of Conservation will sponsor a Hunter Education Course in Eldon on Sept. 19 and 20 from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday and continuing Saturday from 9 a.m. to finish.


Hunter education training is a form of life insurance; only rarely is anyone who has had such training involved in any kind of firearms or hunting accidents.
The Missouri Department of Conservation will sponsor a Hunter Education Course in Eldon on Sept. 19 and 20 from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday and continuing Saturday from 9 a.m. to finish. 
The course will be held at the Eldon Department of Public Safety, 111 S. Oak, Eldon.  Students must attend both sessions to receive credit for the course.
Included in the training will be gun safety, information about firearms and ammunition, the role of the hunter and hunting in wildlife management and conservation, responsibilities of the outdoors person, outdoor ethics and hunter preparedness.
Those successfully completing the course will receive a Hunter
Education Certification Card from the Missouri Department of
Conservation.  Such certification is mandatory before a hunter can purchase a hunting permit in many states and Canadian Provinces.  Anyone born after Jan. 1, 1967 is required to be certified before purchasing a firearms permit in the state of Missouri.  Certification is limited to students 11 years of age or older.
Students under the age of 14 should bring proof of age.  If applicable, students should bring their Heritage Card or any permit purchased after Feb. 1, 1996.
Pre-registration is required and can be done by contacting the office at 573-346-2210.  Please specify which class you would like to attend.