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Searching for things to do with the kids or events for families? Look no further! Want to learn a new outdoor skill or get certified before you go hunting? We’ve got you covered! Looking for continuing education credits or professional development workshops for teachers? We provide them!

Check our event listings and mark your calendar to join us.

Hunter Education Events

The Hunter Information & Training Program, (HIT) offers a variety of certification and training courses as well hunter informational clinics. These courses are taught by qualified volunteer instructors and ADF&G personnel throughout the state. They include certification classes in Basic Hunter Education, Bowhunting, Muzzleloader, and Bear Baiting. Clinics include reloading, bow tuning and meat care to name a few. The HIT Program also offers these courses and clinics via the Mobile Shooting Sports trailer that visits remote, road accessible communities throughout the year. For classes and clinics in your area please check out these links:

2017 Events

Date Title Location Description
August 4-6, 2017 Interior Summer BOW Workshop Fairbanks, Lost Lake Boy Scout Camp For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
August 19, 2017 Beyond BOW Duck Hunting Workshop Anchorage, Rabbit Creek Shooting Park For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
August 22, 6 – 7:30 pm Bear and Moose Aware Clinic at REI Anchorage REI Classroom, 1200 W. Northern Lights Blvd. Learn about living and recreating responsibly in moose and bear country; presented by ADF&G and the Anchorage Bear Committee. Free. Register through REI, www.rei.com, Anchorage store. 
August 26 Alaskans Afield Riflery – Principles & Practice Mat-Su Our expert marksmen and women will introduce you to the fundamentals of shooting a .22 caliber rifle safely and accurately. Learn to shoot in various positions, including prone, sitting, kneeling and standing. Class is geared for adults and youth (10 and up) accompanied by an adult.
Register at Alaskans Afield
September 8 – 9 Alaskans Afield Waterfowl Hunting Juneau Learn the fundamentals of bird hunting on the Mendenhall State Game Refuge including gear and ammunition selection, distance estimation, setting up decoys, calling in ducks, and how to construct a blind. This two-part class will consist of an evening classroom portion and a next-day field portion. Those under 18 attend free with a paying adult.
Register at Alaskans Afield
September 9, 9am–5pm Belugas Count! Anchorage Turnagain & Knik Arm Viewing Stations (9am – noon): whale counts & information; The Alaska Zoo (noon-5pm): booths, presentations, & family activities.
Hosted by NOAA Fisheries, ADF&G and other partners.  Come join the first annual Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Celebration and Citizen Count.  Free.  Additional Information.
September 14 – November 16, 2017 Beyond BOW Women's Fall Shotgun League Anchorage, Rabbit Creek Shooting Park For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
September 21, 23-24, 2017 Beyond BOW Wilderness First Aid, CPR & AED Anchorage, Rabbit Creek Shooting Park and William Jack Hernandez Sport Fish Hatchery For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
September 2017 (exact dates TBD) Beyond BOW Introduction to Deer Hunting & Field Dressing Ketchikan For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
October 29, 2017 Beyond BOW Women's Only Hunter Education Class Anchorage, Rabbit Creek Shooting Park For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
December 3, 2017 Beyond BOW Women's Only Hunter Education Class Anchorage, Rabbit Creek Shooting Park For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.