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The Vermont Home Study In-Person Component

Important Home Study In-Person Component Information

Completing the Home Study In-Person Component

After passing the online portion of the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department Hunting education course, students under 12 years of age will be required to attend the Home Study In-Person Component in order to receive certification.

Complete the Home Study In-Person Component.

What to Expect at the Home Study In-Person Component

This is 4–6 hours, depending on the number of students attending and will include:

  • a classroom session
  • outdoor shooting
  • blood trailing
  • demonstrations of tree stand safety
  • survival skills

Most of the classroom topics will pertain to Vermont-specific regulations and issues that are not covered in this online course. Be sure to have proper clothing for the outdoor sessions.

After attending and passing the Home Study In-Person Component portion of the Hunting education requirement, you will receive your Hunter Education Certificate.

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