Sportsman Education

Hunter, Bowhunter & Trapper

Safety and Responsibility

The following courses are normally offered each year.

2020 dates have not been determined yet but stay tuned...

Bowhunter Education Course DATE TBD AUGUST, 2020

8:00 am - 4:30pm

Hunter Education Course DATE TBD OCTOBER, 2020

8:00am - 4:30pm

Trapper Education Course DATE TBD AUGUST, 2020

8:00am - 4:30pm

If you wish to have the the course book sent to you contact the following:

NYSDEC
Sportsman Education Program
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-4800

1-888-HUNT-ED2
(1-888-486-8332)
518-402-8966

For anyone who has taken a Sportsman Education Course and has lost their certificate, you can do the following:

Replace a Lost Certificate

Call 1-888-HUNT-ED2. You will be asked for your name, date of birth, type of course you took and when and where you took the course. Certificates dated earlier than 1980 cannot be found or replaced. If you need a certificate and yours cannot be found, you will need to retake the course.