Mt Jewett Sportsmen’s Club to Offer Hunter-Trapper Class

Allegheny National Forest Visitors BureauBRADFORD, PA – October 29, 2019 – The Mt. Jewett Sportsmen’s Club will offer Hunter-Trapper Education on Wednesday, November 6, Thursday, November 7, and Saturday, November 9, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC). You must be 11 years of age to register for the training. All youth over the age of 11 that want to acquire a hunting or trapping license from the PGC must take this introductory course. People of any age that are new to hunting or trapping must also take the course to receive a hunting or trapping license.

Hunters wishing to travel and hunt out-of-state usually must also show proof of completing a hunter safety course to an out-of-state conservation agency before they can obtain a permit to hunt. Any hunter or trapper that just wants to update their skills or knowledge can also take the course.

You can register online for the training at the PGC’s website, www.pgc.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx. Click on Education, Click on Hunter-Trapper education, and then Click on Hunter-Trapper Education Class Calendar to register for the session at the Mt. Jewett Sportsmen’s Club.

The course will run over the span of three days and you must attend all three days to graduate. The training on Wednesday and Thursday will run from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The Saturday training will run from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Questions may be addressed to the Mt. Jewett Sportsmen’s Club at 814-558-6812.

The Mt. Jewett Sportsmen’s Club is a progressive sportsmen’s club that features clay target shooting, a rifle and pistol range, a Women’s Intro to Wingshooting Program, youth pheasant hunts, a Hunter Education program, Boy Scout events, THE Big Buck content, and sharing of conservation knowledge.