hunter safety courses

California Traditional Hunter Safety Course

$35 per student

The Traditional Hunter Education Course consists of a minimum of 10 hours of classroom, homework and field instruction in the following areas: firearm safety and handling; sportsmanship and ethics; wildlife management and conservation; archery; black powder; wildlife identification; game care; first aid; survival.

 

After a student has successfully completed the course of instruction and passed the final examination, they are awarded a Certificate of Completion.

There are a number of steps required to register for a Hunter Safety Course, please be sure to complete them all!

How to Register for a Hunter Safety Course:

Ready to sign up for a course?

Step 1: Make your ALDS Profile

  • Enter your Date of Birth and Last Name, then click "NEXT"

  • Follow the on-screen directions

  • Return to the customer homepage and click "PURCHASE LICENSES"

    • Please note: the pre-registration is free, however, the system requires the transaction to be completed like a purchase​

  • Under "MENU" on the left side of the screen, select "2020-HUNTER EDUCATION"

    • Select "HUNTER EDUCATION CLASS PRE-REGISTRATION"​
    • Complete the questionnaire and submit
  • Go to your "SHOPPING CART," and select "CHECK OUT"

    • On the "CHECK OUT" page​, please verify your information

    • Select "COMPLETE TRANSACTION"

    • Select "DOWNLOAD RECEIPT/LICENSES"​

      • Find your GO ID and DOC NUMBER​

        • You will need these to register for the course during the next step​

Have your go id and

doc number on hand?

Step 2: Register for a course

Option 1:

  • Go to www.register-ed.com/programs/california

  • Click "VIEW UPCOMING EVENTS" under the "TRADITIONAL HUNTER EDUCATION" tab​

  • Locate the class labeled MIKE RAAHAUGE SHOOTING ENTERPRISE and click VIEW EVENT

  • Scroll down to the "REQUIRED FILES" section, and click "STUDENT CONSENT FORM" and print it out

    • ALL students MUST have a signed consent form on the day of class​

  • Click "REGISTER NOW" located on the top right side and complete the information needed for the course

  • You will pay for the course on the day of your class at check-in

    • $35 cash only

Option 2:

  • View the available courses at our location below

  • Click the Register Here button next to the course you would like to attend

  • Scroll down to the "REQUIRED FILES" section, and click "STUDENT CONSENT FORM" and print it out

    • ALL students MUST have a signed consent form on the day of class​

  • Click "REGISTER NOW" located on the top right side and complete the information needed for the course

  • You will pay for the course on the day of your class at check-in

    • $35 cash only​​

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Signed up for a class?

Step 3: Read the manual

before going to class

Additional Important Information:

  • Check-in starts at 6:00 am

    • Check-in MUST be completed PRIOR to the class start time​

  • Class starts at 7:00 am sharp

  • Bring $35 CASH to be paid during check-in

    • The cost of the class includes:​

      • $30 gift certificate for shooting at Raahauges​

      • Lunch for the day of your class

        • Hotdog, chips and a drink​

  • You MUST bring your SIGNED Student Consent Form!

    • Students 17 years of age or younger MUST have their form signed by a parent or ​guardian

  • Please complete the Online Wavier for Raahauge's prior to arriving

    • A button to complete the wavier can be found below​

  • The class takes place outside in a large tent, please check the weather and dress accordingly

    • During the cooler months, we suggest dressing in layers​

  • After the student passes the course, the instructor will provide the student with their Hunter Education Certificate (for immediate use)

    • The ALDS customer profile will be updated with your certification  within 24 hours of the instructor uploading the results to the system​

Hunter Safety FAQ:

What is the Hunter Safety Test like?


The test consists of 100 mulitple-choice questions and is given to students at the end of the day. You must recieve at least a 80% on this test to be awarded a Hunter Safety Completion Card, issued by the Department of Fish and Wildlife. Successful graduates can take the card to a sporting good store to purchase a hunting license.




What happens if I don't pass the test?


That's okay! You can come back to another class we have scheduled. You can either retake the entire class OR just retake the test for no additional charge.




I lost my Hunter Safety Education card, what now?


If you took the Hunter Safety class at Raahauge's, we can reissue a duplicate card to you, IF we can find your name in our system. It costs $20 to get a duplicate card.




How young is too young to take a Hunter Safety Course?


The Department of Fish and Wildlife is a state agency and it cannot discriminate by age. According to the Department of Fish and Wildlife, it is up to the discretion of the parent/guardian to decide when their child has both the maturity and upperbody strength to safely and skillfully manipulate a firearm.




When can junior hunters go on their first hunt? What can they hunt for?


Once juniors have passed the Hunter Safety test, they can obtain a hunting license and may hunt any legal species except big game if they are under the age of 12. Once a junior has turned 12, they may apply for big game tags with their Junior Hunting License, when approved, they will be able to hunt appropriate big game.





Have questions about hunter safety at Raahauge's?

(951)735-7981

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