Carrying on the tradition
The responsibility of teaching future Ohio hunters rests in the hands of Division of Wildlife employees and certified volunteer instructors. These are among the most experienced hunters in our state. They love to share their knowledge and passion for the sport.
Through their generous contribution of time, more than 1,700 volunteer instructors bring hunter education to every corner of the state.
Becoming a volunteer instructor
Think you have what it takes? The Division of Wildlife offers the Hunter Ed Instructors Academy in five locations around the state. These workshops will give you the training you need to teach and certify future hunters.
To participate in the Instructors Academy, you must be at least 18 years old and have successfully completed a hunter education course. You must also complete a registration form and submit it no later than two weeks prior to the start of each academy.
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