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Trapper Education Classes & Field Training Sessions


TRAPPER CERTIFICATIONS ARE ONLY AVAILABLE FOR THOSE INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE ELEVEN YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER AND/OR ARE MINNESOTA LIFETIME LICENSE HOLDERS.
Forms needed for In-Field Training:


Trapper Classroom Education Course:
The Classroom Trapper Education course is available online.  Start at MN Trapper Education Program Instructions for information before proceeding to the course. There is a link on the information page or click here: Online Trapper Education Course

The following In-Field Training Sessions are listed in date order; from the earliest to the latest:
Trapper Education - "In-Field Training" Sessions:
Trapper Education - Field Training Session - District Five:
 (Following District meeting)
Where: Kimball Gun Club
9837 Willow Creek Rd
Kimball MN 55353
When: 10 am August 28, 2021
Preregistration Required: call Dave Curtis at 320-493-0403 to reserve your spot.
Instructors: Pete Jonas 1-320-309-9392 and Dave Curtis 320-493-0403
Refreshments provided.
Attention Online Students: There are limited slots available and you must preregister in order to attend the fieldwork portion. Please remember to bring along your signed Student Registration/Parental Release and a copy of the Congratulations page you were instructed to print when you successfully completed the written exam for confirmation.

Trapper Education Field Training Session - District Eight:
Date/Time: Saturday, September 11, 2021, 8 am- 1 pm
Where:  McElmury Residence
25104 County Rd 12
Lewiston MN 55952
Instructors: Terry McElmury and John Peterson
Register with Terry @ 507-459-7570
Note:  Please dress appropriately for the weather and bring your own lunch.
Attention Online Students: There are limited slots available and you must preregister in order to attend the fieldwork portion. Please remember to bring along your signed Student Registration/Parental Release and a copy of the Congratulations page you were instructed to print when you successfully completed the written exam for confirmation.

Trapper Education Field Training Session - District Two:
    Where:  Plummer Area Sportsman's Park
                  17923 195th Ave. SE  
                  Plummer, MN 56748
     When:  Saturday, September 18, 2021
       Time: 9 am-1 pm.
    Lead Instructors: Steve Pahlen and Chris Morinville
    Preregistration Required. Contact Steve Pahlen at srpahlen@gmail.com or Chris Morinville at cmorinville@hotmail.com.
    Note: The online exam must be completed prior to attending a field training session.
Attention Online Students: There are limited slots available and you must preregister in order to attend the fieldwork portion. Please remember to bring along your signed Student Registration/Parental Release and a copy of the Congratulations page you were instructed to print when you successfully completed the written exam for confirmation.

Trapper Education Field Training Session - District Seven:
(Following District Meeting)
Location: Schmitt Enterprises Open House
                 12799 County Rd 24
                 New Ulm, MN 56073
When: Sunday, September 19th, 2021 doors open at 8 am.
            Lunch will be provided.
Students Seeking Training Must Preregister 507-359-4149
Attention Online Students: There are limited slots available and you must preregister in order to attend the fieldwork portion. Please remember to bring along your signed Student Registration/Parental Release and a copy of the Congratulations page you were instructed to print when you successfully completed the written exam for confirmation.

Trapper Education Field Training Session -District Five:
Location: Clear Lake Park
                35775 County Road 2
                Watkins MN 55389
Date/Time:  Saturday, September 25th, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Instructors:  Jonas, Theis, Akerson
Preregistration Required. Please contact Pete Jonas 320-309-9382 or Shawn Theis 320-293-9402 or Matt Akerson 320-894-4997 to do so.
Note:  Complete online coursework prior to attending
Attention Online Students: There are limited slots available and you must preregister in order to attend the fieldwork portion. Please remember to bring along your signed Student Registration/Parental Release and a copy of the Congratulations page you were instructed to print when you successfully completed the written exam for confirmation.

Trapper Education Field Training Session
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District One:

Date/Time:  Sat. September 25, from 9 to 3.
Where:  Iron Range Retrievers Club
Ben Niemi Trial Grounds
5029 Highway 7
Mountain Iron, MN 55768
Lead Instructor: Bert Highland (218) 600-7585
Please bring bag lunch and all required forms. Please dress appropriately, it can be cold and rainy.
Pre-registration is required. All students must have the parental release form filled out in a legible manner and to bring the certificate of completion for the online course.
Attention Online Students: There are limited slots available and you must preregister in order to attend the fieldwork portion. Please remember to bring along your signed Student Registration/Parental Release and a copy of the Congratulations page you were instructed to print when you successfully completed the written exam for confirmation.


Trapper Education Field Training Session - District Four:
When:  Saturday, September 25, 2021
Location:  Barnum City Park 3801-3815 Main Street Barnum, MN 55707
Time:  9 AM-3 PM
Preregister:  with Barnum Community Education, (218) 389-0108, Roxanne Olsen-Hurst
Instructor:  Wayne Suronen (218)-389-6246

Attention Online Students: There are limited slots available and you must preregister in order to attend the fieldwork portion. Please remember to bring along your signed Student Registration/Parental Release and a copy of the Congratulations page you were instructed to print when you successfully completed the written exam for confirmation.

Trapper Education Field Training Session - District One:
Date/Time:  Sat. October 2nd, from 8 am to 4 pm.
Where:  Matt Hartzler Residence
4361 Co. Rd. 97, Int'l. Falls, Mn. 56649
Instructors: Matt Hartzler (218-377-4395)
Lloyd Steen (218-875-3540)
Note: Please bring bag lunch and all required forms. Please dress appropriately; it can be cold and rainy.
Pre-registration is required by calling the instructor:  All students must have the parental release form filled out in a legible manner and to bring the certificate of completion for the online course.
Attention Online Students: There are limited slots available and you must preregister in order to attend the fieldwork portion. Please remember to bring along your signed Student Registration/Parental Release and a copy of the Congratulations page you were instructed to print when you successfully completed the written exam for confirmation.
*Important Information for Trapper Education Students:
Enrolling in traditional courses and/or participation at In Field Training activities, with a certified instructor, requires a signed *Student Registration/Parental Release Form in order to attend.  Minor students are encouraged to have their parents sign this form and provide all requested information in advance; and bring this for the first class or field day activity. The alternative being the parent/guardian must attend initial class or field day with student in order to sign form and provide requested information. Adult participants may fill out and sign the form on location.

NOTICE:  Students without a signed form will not be permitted to continue with the field day activity with a certified instructor, until the completed form has been received by the instructor.


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