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Hunter's Safety

The Hunter’s Safety Training Course is sponsored by The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Great Lakes Field Service Council, Boy Scouts of America.

Conducted by Scout leaders who are certified Michigan DNR Hunter Safety Instructors and NRA Firearm Instructors.

The Hunter’s Safety Training is a program that teaching hunters to be safe, knowledgeable and responsible. By law, the course must be at least 10 hours in length, with most courses lasting 12 hours or longer. The course consists of subjects covering hunter responsibility and ethics, history of firearms, firearms basics, ammunition, basic gun safety, alcohol and drugs, bow-hunting, conservation and wildlife management, wildlife of Michigan, first aid, survival and boating safety for hunters.


Who Can Attend?

For all registered BSA Leaders & Scouts 10 years of age or older


By taking this course, hunters will:

  • Learn respect for firearms and safety measures to apply when handling firearms and equipment;

  • Develop target practice skills;

  • Receive a Michigan DNR card;

  • Receive an official Council Hunter’s Safety patch;

When & Where:

Friday through Sunday (November 2-4, 2012)
D-bar-A Scout Ranch
880 E. Sutton Road, Metamora

Cost & Registration

Cost:Register Here

  • $50.00 per person


  • Registration for this training course is currently open online and ends October 30, 2012.
  • Click on the button on the left to register your attendees