MN DNR Firearm Safety for Youth

Youth ages 11 and older can attend a firearms safety certification course and receive their certificate. The Firearms Safety Certificate becomes valid at age 12.  DNR Firearms Certification is required of anyone born after December 31, 1979 to purchase a hunting license in Minnesota.   If you were unable to attend a class, there is an On-Line Option.  It is for youth ages 11 – 17.   Youth can complete the 12-hour online course at

NOTE: Students of all ages may take their classroom training online.   Please note the one-year expiration date for online hunter safety course vouchers (which are required for students to attend a field day) has been extended.  

Firearm Safety Field Day Only Options

To add your child to the list for upcoming field days in Frazee and/or Perham, please use the links below.  Once registered, Community Ed will contact you when the field days are set up.  Frazee is planning several days in the fall and Perham is looking at a spring and a fall session. 

Register for Notification of Upcoming Field Days   |   Field Days: TBD  |  FRAZEE  Location and/or PERHAM Location (separate registrations for each location)