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:9/20/2014 through 9/21/2014 Saturday, Sept. 20 | 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 21 | 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:9/22/2014 through 9/23/2014 Must attend both nights
Location:Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
East Central Regional Office
1201 Highway 49 North
Brinkley, AR 72021
Contact:To register send an email with name and telephone number to arlene.green@agfc.ar.gov or call 501-831-1504.  
Additional:
Registration required.
 
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.  
 Ashley County
Date/Time:8/28/2014 through 8/30/2014 6-9 p.m., Aug. 28 & 29; 8 a.m.-noon, Aug. 30 | Must attend all three sessions
Location:Eden Baptist Church
3748 Hwy 133 North
Hamburg
Contact:  
Additional:
Registration is not required.
 
Date/Time:9/22/2014 through 9/25/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Sep. 22, 23 & 25 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Martinville Baptist Church
Hwy 71
Hamburg, AR
Contact:  
Additional:Registration required.  
 Benton County
Date/Time:9/6/2014 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. 
 
 Bradley County
Date/Time:9/8/2014 through 9/11/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Sept. 8, 9 & 11 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Moro Bay State Park
6071 Hwy 600
Jersey , AR 71651
Contact:Register by calling 870-463-8555.  
Additional:
Registration required. 
 
Date/Time:9/29/2014 through 10/2/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Sept. 29, 30 & Oct. 2 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Warren Public Library
115 West Cypress Street
Warren
Contact:Register by calling 870-226-2536.  
Additional:Registration required.

Limited seating available.  
 Clark County
Date/Time:9/22/2014 through 9/24/2014 5:30-9 p.m. | Must attend all three nights
Location:Henderson State University
Garrison Activities Center, Cabe Room 2nd floor 
Arkadelphia, AR 71999
Contact:To register, call Kristopher Dunn 870-230-5166 or 5660 or email dunnk@hsu.edu.  
Additional:Registration required. Class size is limited to 35, so register early.  
 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.
 
 Cleburne County
Date/Time:9/20/2014 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location:ASU Heber Springs
101 River Crest
Heber Springs, AR 72543
Contact:To register, call Jody Rath 501-362-1273 or email jlrath@hebersprings.asub.edu.  
 Columbia County
Date/Time:9/20/2014 through 9/21/2014 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 | 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21
Location:McNeil First Baptist Church
Activity Bldg.
McNeil, AR
Contact:Register by email caleb_coulter@rocketmail.com.  
Additional:
Registration required.
 
 Conway County
Date/Time:8/30/2014 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location:1st Baptist Church
Center Ridge, AR
Contact:For more information, call 501-215-7866.  
Additional:Registration is not 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:9/22/2014 through 9/25/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Sep. 22, 23 & 25 | 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.  
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:Register by text to 870-818-6378 or email to larogers@agfc.state.ar.us  
Additional:
Registration required.
 
 Drew County
Date/Time:9/6/2014 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Location:
AGFC Monticello Regional Office
771 Jordan Drive
Monticello, AR 71655
Contact:To register, call 877-367-3559.  
Additional:
Registration required.
 
Date/Time:10/14/2014 through 10/16/2014 6-9:30 p.m.
Location:
AGFC Monticello Regional Office
771 Jordan Drive
Monticello, AR 71655
Contact:To register, call 877-367-3559.  
Additional:
Registration required.
 
 Franklin County
Date/Time:9/1/2014 through 9/4/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Sep. 1, 2 & 4 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Ozark Junior High
Cafeteria
1301 Walden Drive
Ozark, AR 72949
Contact:For more information, call Officer Billy Williams at 479-213-7679 or Sgt. Ben Sisk 479-518-3341.  
Additional:Registration is not required.  
Date/Time:9/22/2014 through 9/25/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Sep. 22, 23 & 25 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Charleston Community Center
Charleston, AR 72933
Contact:For more information, call Officer Billy Williams at 479-213-7679 or Sgt. Ben Sisk 479-518-3341.  
Additional:Registration is not required.  
 Grant;Saline County
Date/Time:9/13/2014 7:30 Registration begins | 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. Classroom
Location:Word Covenant Fellowship Church
306 E Woodson Lateral Rd
Hensley, AR
Contact:Register with Bill at 501-350-9413.  
Additional:
Registration required.

Bring your own lunch, drinks and snacks.
 
 Hempstead County
Date/Time:9/13/2014 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: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.  
 Hot Spring County
Date/Time:9/8/2014 through 9/10/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (September 8, 9, & 10 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:

College of the Ouachitas
Room 309A
One College Circle
Malvern, AR 72104

Contact:  
Additional:
Registration not required.
 
 Independence County
Date/Time:9/13/2014 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Location:Independence County Extension Office
1770 Myers Street 
Batesville, AR 72501
Contact:For more information or to register, contact Mary Zirkle 501-345-0367.  
Additional:
Registration required.

This is a 10-hour class

Bring your own lunch, drinks and snacks
 
 Johnson County
Date/Time:9/20/2014
Location:Horizon Trike Center
Clarksville, AR
Contact:Contact christopherrocole@yahoo.com or 479-331-2301.  
Additional:
Registration required.
 
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.
 
 Lincoln County
Date/Time:8/30/2014 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location:1st Baptist Church
Gould, AR
Contact:For information, call 870-374-0134.  
Additional:Registration is not required.  
Date/Time:9/16/2014 through 9/18/2014 6-9 p.m. (Sep. 16, 17 & 18 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Cane Creek State Park
50 State Park Road
Star City, AR  71667
GPS: 33.913024, -91.764742
Contact:Register by calling 870-628-4714.  
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: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.
 
 Mississippi County
Date/Time:9/22/2014 through 9/24/2014 5:30-9 p.m. (Sept 22, 23 & 24 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Arkansas Northeastern College
2501 South Division Street
Blytheville, AR 72315
Contact:Register by calling Mary Ann Garren 870-762-1020.  
Additional:
Registration required. 
 
 Montgomery County
Date/Time:9/8/2014 through 9/12/2014 5-9 p.m. (September 8, 10 & 12 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Oden High School
Oden, Arkansas
Contact:For information, contact Tims Edwards at 870-326-4370.  
Additional:
Registration not required.
 
Date/Time:9/9/2014 through 9/11/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Sept 9, 10 & 11 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Rich Mountain Community College Mt. Ida Campus
117 Ray Drive
Mt. Ida, AR 71957
Contact:Register with Maureen Keyes at 479-394-7622.  
Additional:
Registration required.
 
 Ouachita County
Date/Time:10/11/2014 8 a.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Location:AGFC Camden Regional Office
500 Ben Lane
Camden, AR 71701
Contact:To register, call 877-836-4612.  
Additional:
Registration required. 
 
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. 
 
 Polk County
Date/Time:9/2/2014 through 9/4/2014 6-9:30 p.m. (Sept 2, 3 & 4 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Rich Mountain Community College
1100 College Drive
Mena, AR 71953
Contact:Register with Maureen Keyes at 479-394-7622.  
Additional:Registration required.  
 Pope County
Date/Time:9/20/2014 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. | Registration at 7:30 a.m.
Location:Unity Assembly of God
1730 Sweeden Road
Pottsville, AR
Contact:For information, contact Joe Cummins at jsallen06@yahoo.com.  
Additional:Lunch is $5.00 it includes Dominos Pizza, drinks, and cookies.  
 Pulaski County
Date/Time:8/30/2014 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Location:AGFC Headquarters
2 Natural Resources Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205
Contact:To register, email Aimee.Swaim@agfc.ar.gov with the class date.  
Additional:

Registration required.

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

 
Date/Time:9/13/2014 through 9/14/2014 Saturday, Sept. 13, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Sunday, Sept.14. 1-4:30 p.m. (Must attend both days)
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:9/20/2014 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Location:AGFC Headquarters
2 Natural Resources Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205
Contact:To register, email Aimee.Swaim@agfc.ar.gov with the class date.  
Additional:

Registration required. Begins August 22.

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

 
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 Aimee.Swaim@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 Aimee.Swaim@agfc.ar.gov with the class date.  
Additional:

Registration required. Begins November 20.

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

 
 Saline County
Date/Time:9/22/2014 through 9/25/2014 6:30-10 p.m. (Sep.. 22, 23 & 25 | Must attend all three nights)
Location:Tyndall Park
Gene Moss Building
913 E. Sevier St
Benton
Contact:  
Additional:
Registration is not required.
 
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.
 
 Sebastian County
Date/Time:9/20/2014 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:10/11/2014 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.  
 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:9/2/2014 through 9/11/2014 6-9 p.m. (Sept. 2, 4, 9 & 11 | 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:10/7/2014 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: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:8/29/2014 through 8/30/2014 4-8 p.m., Fri., August 29 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat., August 30
Location:Second Baptist Church
Hwy 412
Siloam Springs, AR
Contact:Register by calling 918-422-6519.  
Additional:
Registration required.
 
Date/Time:9/8/2014 through 9/10/2014 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:9/19/2014 through 9/20/2014 4-8 p.m., Fri., Sept. 19 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat., Sept. 20
Location:Second Baptist Church
Hwy 412
Siloam Springs, AR
Contact:Register by calling 918-422-6519.  
Additional:
Registration required.
 
Date/Time:9/22/2014 through 9/24/2014 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:10/6/2014 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:9/20/2014 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.  
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.  
 Yell County
Date/Time:9/13/2014 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location:Yell County Wildlife Federation Building
Hwy 22 West of Dardanelle
Contact:For more information, call Mark Corbin 479-968-0567.  
Additional:No registration required.

Lunch will be provided.