Hunter safety class Saturday |

Hunter safety class Saturday

Staff Reports

A hunter safety class is being hosted by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The class is certified for all ages. Anyone who passes, will receive a certificate that is valid anywhere in the U.S. and Canada.

The course covers such topics as wilderness survival, gun safety, wildlife habitat and conservation, archery and hunting regulations.

Completion of a work book is mandatory prior to the class. The work book can be obtained at the sheriff’s office or purchased online.

The cost is $5 unless the participant is under 18. Fees for students under 18 years of age will be paid for by the Carson Valley Chukar Club. This will be the last hunter safety class offered by the sheriff’s office until the spring of 2017.

The class is limited to 35 students and pre-registration is required. To pre-register, visit and click on Learn and Participate/Hunter Ed Class. Call the Douglas County Sheriff’s administration during regular week day hours at 782-9900 for information.