New Hampshire Fish and Game Hunter Education Instructors
How to BECOME an INSTRUCTOR The Hunter Education Program would like to encourage those outdoor enthusiasts and educational
professionals who wish to "give back" to the sport by volunteering to become a certified
Hunter-Bowhunter or Trapper Education Instructor .
Being a volunteer Hunter or Trapper Education instructor takes effort and commitm, but it can bring
many personal rewards. Instructors enjoy professional discounts at
shopping good stores and retailers
and are recognized at an annual recognition banquet. Most of all, you
will have the satisfaction of
passing on our outdoor traditions to a new generation of hunters.
Instructor Certification Process STEP 1 Prerequisites
Candidates for the position of volunteer Hunter or Trapper Education instructor must first satisfy
the following prerequisites FIRST.
* Be at least 18 years old.
* Have successfully completed a Hunter or Trapper education
as a student.
* Have no misdemeanor
convictions or Fish and Game violations within 7 years,
or any felony conviction.
"Hunter Education candidates must have taken a Hunter
Traper education candidates must have taken a Trapper Education course"
DOCUMENTATION IS REQUIRED
STEP 2 APPLICATION
Once the prerequisites are met, candidates may complete a Hunter or
Instructor application and send it to
the Hunter Education office.
Download, print-and-mail the Hunter/Trapper Education Instructor form (Click this link) Mail to NH Fish and Game
C/O Hunter Education
11 Hazen Drive
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
Once your application has been received
* It will be reviewed
* A background check will be performed by the NH State Police and the
Division of Fish and Game.
(Background checks normally take 1-2 weeks. Applicants MUST pass a
before attending training.)
*You will receive a confirmation letter, registration form and other
*Trapper Education Instructor candidates will br contacted regarding
STEP 3: The Training Class Your particpation at the training class will involve: *Understanding how students learn;
* Learning practical teaching strategies and methodology;
* Learning Hunter Education instructor program policies and procedures;
* Hands on lessons on how to teach subjet matter cirriculum;
* Sucessful completion of the Instructors Exam (90% score to pass)