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Classes - Bowhunting
Classes - Bowhunting

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A firearms hunter education card can be used to purchase both rifle and archery licenses in Colorado. The bowhunter hunter education course is not a separate requirement in Colorado, and is not offered in all parts of the state. ​

In addition to traditional hunting information, the course will cover archery equipment, proper use of tree stands and hunting techniques specific to bowhunting. 

The class is offered as both a tradit​ional classroom setting, and an online bowhunter ​course + conclusion class​. 

Bowhunter Education Online

Online bowhunter classes are only available through the National Bowhunter Education Foundation and cost $30. Hunters must also complete a conclusion c​lass that covers skills and activities done in person.

Note: The conclusion class for the online bowhunter course is offered on a very limited schedule along the Front Range only.​

Conclusion Class Details

​Note: Online course certificate of completion required to participate.

​In-classroom conclusion class sessions will include:  

  • 4-6 hours of class time (may be split into 2 days)
  • hands-on exercises
  • blood trailing
  • tree stand safety
  • cost up to $10​