Hunter Education Classes 

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The preferred hunter education method is through a 10-hour instructor-led classroom and hands-on demonstration. Classes may be a few hours a night for three to four nights or a full Saturday class. The final class will end with a test to pass the course.

To find a class in your area, click on the drop-down list below. If your county is not listed, there are no classes currently scheduled.


Hunter Education Classes:

 Arkansas County
Date/Time:10/18/2014 through 10/19/2014 Saturday, Oct. 18 | 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 19 | 1-4 p.m.
Location:Potlatch Conservation Education Center at Cook's Lake
625 Cooks Lake Road
Casscoe, AR 72026
Contact:Registration required. Call the center at 870-241-3373 to register.  
Additional:Attendance both days is required to take the final exam.

Registration required. 

Lunch not provided. Bring a sack lunch, drinks and snacks.  
Date/Time:11/8/2014 through 11/9/2014 Saturday, Nov. 8 | 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 9 | 1-4 p.m.
Location:Potlatch Conservation Education Center at Cook's Lake
625 Cooks Lake Road
Casscoe, AR 72026
Contact:Registration required. Call the center at 870-241-3373 to register.  
Additional:Attendance both days is required to take the final exam.

Registration required. 

Lunch not provided. Bring a sack lunch, drinks and snacks.  
 Baxter County
Date/Time:10/4/2014 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Location:Mountain Home City Police Department
424 West 7th Street
Mountain Home, AR  72653
Contact:For more information or to register, call Toni Nordyke 870-425-7577.  
Additional:Registration is required. This is a 10-hour class. 

Please bring your own lunch, drinks and snacks  
 Benton County
Date/Time:10/4/2014 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location:Cabela's
2300 Promenade Blvd.
Rogers, AR
Contact:CLASS FULL...To register, call 479-903-9020.  
Additional:
Registration required. 
 
 Chicot County
Date/Time:11/3/2014 through 11/5/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Nov. 3, 4 & 5 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Lake Chicot State Park
2542 Highway 257
Lake Village, 71653
870-265-5480
GPS: 33.371939, -91.195783
Contact:Register by calling 870-265-5480 or geoff.wright@arkansas.gov.  
Additional:Registration required.  
 Clark;Hot Spring County
Date/Time:10/20/2014 through 10/22/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Oct. 20, 21 & 22 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:DeGray Lake Resort State Park
2027 State Park Entrance Road
Bismarck, AR 71929
Contact:For more information, call 501-865-5817.  
Additional:
Registration is not required. 

Class held at DeGray Lake Resort State Park Lodge.
 
 Clay County
Date/Time:10/4/2014 8:30 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Location:Piggott Community Center 
161 E Pfeiffer Street
Piggott, AR 72454
Contact:Register by calling 870-598-5884.  
Additional:
Registration required.
 
 Crittenden County
Date/Time:10/13/2014 through 10/16/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Oct. 13, 14 & 16 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Angels Way Baptist Church
801 Angels Way
Marion
Contact:For information call Loren Strickland at 870-702-1997  
Additional:Registration not required.  
 Cross County
Date/Time:10/13/2014 through 10/16/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Oct. 13, 14 & 16 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Wynne Fire Department
1111 Falls Blvd. N
Wynne, AR 72396
Contact:Register by calling Bubba Mitchell 870-588-1799.  
Additional:Registration required.  
 Dallas County
Date/Time:10/4/2014 8 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Location:Fordyce High School
#1 Redbug Blvd.
Fordyce
Contact:CLASS FULL...Register by text to 870-818-6378 or email to larogers@agfc.state.ar.us  
Additional:
Registration required.
 
 Desha County
Date/Time:10/20/2014 through 10/23/2014
Location:UAM College of Technology
1609 East Ash
McGehee, AR
Contact:Call 870-460-2108 or email kuttenkulerA@uamont.edu for more information or to register.  
Additional:Registration required.  
 Drew County
Date/Time:10/27/2014 through 10/29/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Oct. 27, 28 & 29 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:
AGFC Monticello Regional Office
771 Jordan Drive
Monticello, AR 71655
Contact:To register, call 877-367-3559.  
Additional:
Registration required.
 
 Garland County
Date/Time:11/8/2014 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location:3840 Albert Pike Rd
Hot Springs, AR
Contact:CLASS FULL...Register by calling Billy Kitchens 501-538-8405.  
 Hempstead County
Date/Time:10/4/2014 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location:Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center
1685 CR35N
Columbus, AR 71831
Contact:Register by calling 870-983-2790.  
Additional:Registration required.

Bring a sack lunch.  
Date/Time:11/15/2014 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location:Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center
1685 CR35N
Columbus, AR 71831
Contact:Register by calling 870-983-2790.  
Additional:Registration required.

Bring a sack lunch.  
Date/Time:12/6/2014 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location:Rick Evans Grandview Prairie Conservation Education Center
1685 CR35N
Columbus, AR 71831
Contact:Register by calling 870-983-2790.  
Additional:Registration required.

Bring a sack lunch.  
 Howard;Polk County
Date/Time:10/27/2014 through 10/29/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Oct. 27, 28 & 29 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Cossatot River State Park Visitor Center 
1980 Highway 278 West
Wickes 71973
GPS: 34.294231, -94.17741
Contact:Register by calling the Cossatot River State Park Visitor Center at 870-385-2201.  
Additional:Registration required.

Class limited to 30 students.  
Date/Time:11/10/2014 through 11/12/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Nov.10, 11 & 12 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Cossatot River State Park Visitor Center 
1980 Highway 278 West
Wickes 71973
GPS: 34.294231, -94.17741
Contact:Register by calling the Cossatot River State Park Visitor Center at 870-385-2201.  
Additional:Registration required.

Class limited to 30 students.  
 Independence County
Date/Time:10/4/2014 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Location:Independence County Extension Office
1770 Myers Street 
Batesville, AR 72501
Contact:CLASS FULL...For more information or to register, contact Mary Zirkle 501-345-0367 or Billy Rose 870-793-8197.  
Additional:
Registration required.

This is a 10-hour class

Bring your own lunch, drinks and snacks
 
 Johnson County
Date/Time:10/4/2014
Location:Horizon Trike Center
Clarksville, AR
Contact:Contact christopherrocole@yahoo.com or 479-331-2301.  
Additional:
Registration required.
 
 Lee County
Date/Time:12/8/2014 through 12/11/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Dec. 8, 9 & 11 |Must attend all three nights)
Location:Mississippi River State Park
2955 Highway 44
Marianna, AR 72360
Contact:To register call Arlene Green 501-831-1504 or algreen@agfc.state.ar.us  
Additional:
Registration required.
 
 Marion County
Date/Time:10/4/2014 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Location:
Fred Berry Conservation Education Center on Crooked Creek
851 Conservation Lane
Yellville, AR 72687
Contact:CLASS FULL...To register, call 870-449-3484 or email marilyn.doran@agfc.ar.gov.  
Additional:This class is free, but registration required.

Bring a sack lunch.
 
 Nevada County
Date/Time:10/7/2014 through 10/9/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Oct. 7, 8 & 9 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:White Oak State Park
563 Hwy 387
Bluff City, AR  71722
GPS: 33.689776, -93.1146
Contact:Register by calling 870-685-2748 during the hours of 8 to 5.  
Additional:Registration required.  
Date/Time:10/28/2014 through 10/30/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Oct. 28, 29 & 30 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:White Oak State Park
563 Hwy 387
Bluff City, AR  71722
GPS: 33.689776, -93.1146
Contact:Register by calling 870-685-2748 during the hours of 8 to 5.  
Additional:Registration required.  
Date/Time:11/4/2014 through 11/6/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Nov. 4, 5 & 6 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:White Oak State Park
563 Hwy 387
Bluff City, AR  71722
GPS: 33.689776, -93.1146
Contact:Register by calling 870-685-2748 during the hours of 8 to 5.  
Additional:Registration required.  
 Ouachita County
Date/Time:10/11/2014 8 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Location:Calvary Baptist Church
138 Highway 278
East Camden
Contact:To register, call 870-574-0591.  
Additional:
Registration required. 

Lunch will be provided.
 
Date/Time:12/15/2014 through 12/18/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Dec. 15, 16 & 18 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:AGFC Camden Regional Office
500 Ben Lane
Camden, AR 71701
Contact:To register, call 877-836-4612.  
Additional:
Registration required. 
 
 Phillips County
Date/Time:10/25/2014 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Location:Phillips County Library
Helena-West Helena, AR
Contact:To register, call Alvin Honeycutt 870-995-0421 or 870-295-2508.  
Additional:Registration required.  
 Pike County
Date/Time:10/4/2014 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Location:Daisy State Park
Interpretive Center
103 East Park
Kirby 71950
GPS: 34.233767, -93.740953
Contact:Registration required by calling 870-398-4487.  
Additional:
Class size is limited, so register early. 

1 hour lunch break; can bring lunch; picnic tables available.
 
 Pulaski County
Date/Time:10/4/2014 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Location:New Life Assembly of God
Gravel Ridge, AR
Contact:Register by calling 501-533-7345.  
Additional:There will be a 30 minute lunch break.  
Date/Time:10/20/2014 through 10/23/2014 5:30-9 p.m. (Oct. 20. 21 & 23 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:
Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center
602 President Clinton Avenue
Little Rock, AR 72201
Contact:Registration is required by calling 501-907-0636 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays.  
Additional:
Space is limited.
 
Date/Time:11/3/2014 through 11/6/2014 6-9 p.m. (Nov. 3, 4 & 6 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:AGFC Headquarters
2 Natural Resources Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205
Contact:To register, email Jason.hooks@agfc.ar.gov with the class date.  
Additional:Registration required. Begins October 3.  
Date/Time:12/20/2014 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Location:AGFC Headquarters
2 Natural Resources Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205
Contact:To register, email Jason.hooks@agfc.ar.gov with the class date.  
Additional:

Registration required. Begins November 20.

Thirty minute lunch break. Ok to bring a sack lunch.

 
 Pulaski;Saline County
Date/Time:10/4/2014 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Location:Bass Pro Shops
1 Bass Pro Drive
Little Rock
Contact:CLASS FULL...To register, please contact CHughes@basspro.com.  
Additional:Registration required.

Seating limited to 40 students.

Lunch is own your own.  
 Saline County
Date/Time:10/6/2014 through 10/9/2014 6:30-10 p.m. (Oct. 6, 7 & 9 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Tyndall Park
Gene Moss Building
913 E. Sevier St
Benton
Contact:  
Additional:
Registration is not required.
 
Date/Time:11/3/2014 through 11/6/2014 6:30-10 p.m. (Nov. 3, 4 & 6 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Tyndall Park
Gene Moss Building
913 E. Sevier St
Benton
Contact:  
Additional:
Registration is not required.
 
 Searcy County
Date/Time:10/13/2014 through 10/18/2014 6-9 p.m. Oct. 13 & 14; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 18 (Must attend three sessions)
Location:St Joe School Library
St Joe, AR
Contact:Register by calling 870-439-2502.  
Additional:Registration required.  
 Sebastian County
Date/Time:10/11/2014 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location:
Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center
8300 Wells Lake Road
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72916
Contact:  
Additional:Registration not required.  
Date/Time:10/27/2014 through 10/30/2014 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location:
Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center
8300 Wells Lake Road
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72916
Contact:  
Additional:Registration not required.  
Date/Time:11/15/2014 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location:
Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center
8300 Wells Lake Road
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72916
Contact:  
Additional:Registration not required.  
 Sevier County
Date/Time:10/11/2014 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Location:Provo Community Center
Provo, AR
Contact:For more information, call 870-582-1328.  
Additional:Registration not required.  
 St. Francis County
Date/Time:11/1/2014 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Location:East Arkansas Community College
1700 Newcastle Road
Forrest City, AR 72335
Contact:Registration is required by calling 501-831-1504 or email algreen@agfc.state.ar.us with your name, date of the class and telephone number.  
Additional:
Registration required.
 
 Union County
Date/Time:10/7/2014 through 10/16/2014 6-9 p.m. (Oct. 7, 9, 14 & 16 | Must attend all four nights)
Location:South Arkansas Community College Library Auditorium
300 Summit
El Dorado
Contact:Registration required by calling 870-864-7192 or ce@southark.edu.  
Additional:Registration required.  
Date/Time:10/25/2014 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Location:El Dorado Police Department
402 North West Avenue
El Dorado
Contact:Register by calling 870-864-7192.  
Additional:Registration required.

Please bring sack lunch and drink.  
Date/Time:11/4/2014 through 11/13/2014 6-9 p.m. (Nov. 4, 6, 11 & 13 | Must attend all four nights)
Location:South Arkansas Community College Library Auditorium
300 Summit
El Dorado
Contact:Registration required by calling 870-864-7192 or ce@southark.edu.  
Additional:Registration required.  
 Washington County
Date/Time:10/6/2014 through 10/8/2014 6-10 p.m. each night (Registration Monday 6-6:30 p.m., Class starts at 6:30 p.m.)
Location:East Annex Room of the Washington County Sheriff’s Department
1155 Clydesdale Drive
Fayetteville
Contact:For more information, contact Ruth McBride rmcbr1@yahoo.com or 479-841-5115.  
Additional:Registration is not required.

Must attend all three nights.

No food is allowed in class.  
Date/Time:10/20/2014 through 10/22/2014 6-10 p.m. each night (Registration Monday 6-6:30 p.m., Class starts at 6:30 p.m.)
Location:East Annex Room of the Washington County Sheriff’s Department
1155 Clydesdale Drive
Fayetteville
Contact:For more information, contact Ruth McBride rmcbr1@yahoo.com or 479-841-5115.  
Additional:Registration is not required.

Must attend all three nights.

No food is allowed in class.  
 White County
Date/Time:10/18/2014 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Location:ASU Searcy
1800 E Moore Ave.
Searcy, AR
Contact:To register, call 501-207-6249.  
Additional:Registration Required.