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school me on hunters safety classes (tri cities area)
« on: March 16, 2013, 02:02:43 PM »

Hi all,
 I went to sign up my girlfriend and kid for hunter safety classes through the wdfw website last night, only to find that the whole years worth of classes is booked up, along with the range days for the online course.

Do these dates only pertain to wdfw classes, ie, are there private tpe classes through sporting grouos i should be looking for?
Wheres the best place to look for scheduled classes besodes wdwf's eebsite? Its been 17 years sense i was in a class   , so i dont remember exactly how it worked for sign ups etc.

Thanks
Wade

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Re: school me on hunters safety classes (tri cities area)
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2013, 02:12:41 PM »
Last I looked, there weren't even any scheduled. My daughter completed the online course, and I am sitting in the "field day" class with her right now, which is in Monroe, because there weren't any on the website for the Tri - cities.
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Re: school me on hunters safety classes (tri cities area)
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2013, 02:19:47 PM »
The online sign up is the only way to obtain a class. There are no private classes so just keep watch as there will be many more opportunities as the year progresses. You are doing the right thing by getting an early start as things get more difficult approaching fall and the instructors focus on having time to hunt.

Classes will be added as instructors figure out what will work for them and the rest of their team in scheduling a class.

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Re: school me on hunters safety classes (tri cities area)
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2013, 02:38:49 PM »
Not the news i wanted to hear, guess ill just keep checking! Thanks for the prompt replies!

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Re: school me on hunters safety classes (tri cities area)
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2013, 03:56:00 PM »
Just keep watching the site. People will cancel.

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Re: school me on hunters safety classes (tri cities area)
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2013, 10:55:18 PM »
I just looked at the website, and unless I'm reading it wrong, there isn't even a class scheduled in the Tri-Cities, nearest one was Prosser, and it is full.  This is why my daughter did the online course, and then did the field day, which she successfully completed today, and will be hunting with me this fall.
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Re: school me on hunters safety classes (tri cities area)
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2013, 11:32:49 PM »
Just keep watching the site. People will cancel.
also keep watching the site as new classes will get scheduled throughout the year.i scheduled for a class for my kids for june canceled it when a class scheduled for march a couple weeks later.

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Re: school me on hunters safety classes (tri cities area)
« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2013, 01:49:52 AM »
If you do the online course the city of Richland does the field portion through the parks and rec department. They have a class in April and May so far. Go to register for classes and it is under the general education heading. Cost is only $5 for residents and $6.25 for non. You will have to register in person if you haven't done anything through them before.

Also for a $20 application fee you can get a one time hunter Ed waiver for anyone over 10 if accompanied by a licensed hunter. Think the licensed hunter has to have had a few years of consecutive licenses.

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Re: school me on hunters safety classes (tri cities area)
« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2013, 09:57:51 PM »
Thanks for the heads up thwack. Were on a couple of waitlists, I don't think she will want to go out but a few times due to her work schedule anyways. Maybe ill try for a waiver to let her get her feet wet before she commits further

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Re: school me on hunters safety classes (tri cities area)
« Reply #9 on: March 22, 2013, 10:12:28 AM »
When I took mine years ago I just went downt o Griggs in Pasco.  Had a Buddy do the Online thing a year or so ago, went down to Griggs and got set up to go to a range day with a class of folks that was finishing up (out off the Khalotus highway).  Might be worth a phone call to their gun counter.
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Re: school me on hunters safety classes (tri cities area)
« Reply #10 on: March 22, 2013, 10:16:17 AM »
go to griggs, or sportsman's/wholesale sports and ask about their classes.  I've never had any luck signing up online. if you go and ask in person hey can help a little more.  also try hole in the wall
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Re: school me on hunters safety classes (tri cities area)
« Reply #11 on: March 22, 2013, 10:16:44 AM »
go to griggs, or sportsman's/wholesale sports and ask about their classes.  I've never had any luck signing up online. if you go and ask in person hey can help a little more.  also try hole in the wall

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Re: school me on hunters safety classes (tri cities area)
« Reply #12 on: March 22, 2013, 10:18:35 AM »
the main thing i see is more volunteers are needed,my kids are doing it right now and the instructors all say the same thing.they dont have to be hunters to teach.a lot of pluses to being a hunter ed instructor if interested look into it.

 



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