Monday, October 12, 2015

MDC offers firearms safety class for youth hunters in Jefferson City

Register for the class by calling 573-526-5544.
Missouri Hunting Info from Family-Outdoors
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering a free firearms safety class for youth hunters, ages 6 to 15. The class is at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24 at MDC’s Runge Conservation Nature Center, located on HWY 179 approximately a quarter mile north of HWY 50 in Jefferson City. 
Instructors will teach young hunters the fundamentals of firearm safety. Although not a hunter-education course, this class can help youth hunters be safe during hunting season.  The course will cover tips on firearm safety, safe methods for carrying a firearm, and tree-stand safety. 
Registration is required by calling 573-526-5544.  Youth aged 6-10 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Conservation makes Missouri a great place to hunt. Learn more about hunting in Missouri at mdc.mo.gov.