Dillon hunter education registration open

The 2018 Dillon spring hunter education course will be held at the Dillon Middle School on April 16, 17, 19, 23 and 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each night. The field exercises will also take place on school grounds within those hours and students should be prepared for outdoor activities in cooler temperatures.

To successfully complete the course students must attend all five classroom sessions and pass a written test.

Student must be at least 10 years old to enroll. Class enrollment will be capped at 35 students. Adult, online students seeking a field day must make other arrangements by contacting one of the instructors listed below.

Online registration is required by going to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks website at fwp.mt.gov and following the links to hunter education.

A parental Acknowledgment of Risk Form and a Student Code of Conduct must be downloaded, completed and handed in on April 16. Students will not be admitted to class if these forms are not completed and handed in at the first class.

Students are required to read the first three chapters and answer the quiz questions of the Montana Hunter Education Manual prior to April 16. The manual can be obtained from the Dillon Middle School Office or the Fish, Wildlife & Parks office at 730 N. Montana St., Dillon. Students will not be admitted to the class if the assignment is not completed.

Parents are welcome to attend the classes.

Dillon instructors are planning an additional hunter education course to be offered in August.

For further information on Dillon hunter education, please call Kerry Wahl at 406-490-0956 or Craig Fager at 406-683-9305.