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Trapper Education Field Classes Listing
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Minnesota Trappers Association
Trapper Education Classes & Field Training Sessions
COVID-19 Field Training Guidelines for Instructors:
  • Practice Social Distancing whenever possible.
  • Highly encouraged to wear masks when in a an indoor setting and also where social distancing is not possible.
  • Follow all State and CDC guidelines concerning COVID-19.
  • Currently right now you are able to have gatherings outdoors of up to 250 and I believe 50 indoors. Please double check this by going to the State’s website for the latest guidelines.
  • Also, as in the past, these events are not covered by any insurance.
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:

The following Classes and Field Sessions are listed in date order; from the earliest to the latest:
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

  • In-Classroom Course offered in District Two. See listing below.
Trapper Education - "In-Field Training" Sessions:
Trapper Education - Field Training Session - District One:
When: Saturday, April 17, 2021
    Time:  9 AM- 3 PM (End time may vary depending on the number of participants)
    Where:
Shawn Johnson Residence
                  6122 McQuade Rd
                  Duluth MN 55804
Instructor:
Certified Instructor Team  
  Contact: Shawn Johnson - mcquaderoadfur@msn.com or 218-525-4970
                  (Please provide your name, hometown, and preferred contact information)
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 Course and Field Training Session
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District  Two:
  • Trapper Ed Classroom Instruction:
When: Wednesday evenings, April 21 and 28, 2021 (must attend both sessions)
Time: Classroom Instruction 5:00 pm - 8:00 PM
Where: Middle River Legacy Center
335 4th Street North
Middle River MN 56737
  • Field Training Session Only: May 1, 2021,
Time: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm (End time may vary depending on the number of participants)
Where: Meet at Center before 12:00 pm on the 1st.
Lead Instructor: Dana Klos
Contact: Dana to preregister 218-689-7376 or jdklos@hotmail.com if registering by email, be certain to put Trapper Certification on the subject line. Please provide your name, age, hometown, and preferred contact information and specify either classroom, field training or both) Bring along face covering and weather-appropriate clothing.

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:
When: Saturday, May 1st, 2021
Time:  8 am – 12 noon
Where: Cumberland’s Northwest Trappers Supply
4707 Cedar Ave N
Owatonna, MN 55060
Instructor: Bill Ruhland
Contact: Please contact us at 507-451-7607 or email us at trapper@nwtrappers.com as spots are limited.  
Notes: Please bring along a face covering and a chair.
You will need to have the online exam portion completed 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.
*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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