KOKOMO, Ind. – Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region is offering the Indiana Hunter Education Course March 15 and 16 in Kokomo. Registrations are now being accepted.
Instructors will include two knowledgeable and dedicated volunteers, John Martino and Denny Heaton, along with Indiana Conservation Officer William Dale III. The class will be held at the Kokomo Event & Conference Center, 1500 N. Reed Road (U.S. 931), on March 15 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and March 16 from noon to 4 p.m.
Anyone born after Dec. 31, 1986, is required to be certified in Hunter Education by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources before they can purchase a hunting license. This Indiana Hunter Education Course will provide the following:
- Instruction on safe firearm use and handling while hunting, as well as in the home
- Hunter ethics and responsibility
- Game identification
- Conservation management
There are no age restrictions on attendees. However, children under 11 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at every session. Also, at the first session, everyone under 18 years of age must submit a completed Liability Release Form. The form, which can be found at the link below, must be signed by the child’s parent or guardian.
To pass the class, students must attend the entire session on both days. To register, go to ivytech.edu/kokomo and click on the “Hunter Education” link. Additional questions may be directed to Mike Federspill, account executive, Ivy Tech Corporate College, 765-459-0561, ext. 233 or firstname.lastname@example.org .