P.O. Box 60
Woodsville NH 03785
Tel: 603-747-2107

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 .

                    Instructor Benefits
                                                      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 certification course
                                                                                                                   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 Education course;
                                                                                                      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 Trapper
                                                                                                        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 Department                              
                                                                                                                                       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 Law Enforcement
                                                                                                              Division of Fish and Game.
                                                                                                              (Background checks normally take 1-2 weeks. Applicants MUST pass a background check
                                                                                                               before attending training.)
                                                                                                        *You will receive a confirmation letter, registration form and other details.
                                                                                                        *Trapper Education Instructor candidates will br contacted regarding training opportunites.

                                                                                                         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)