Hunter Education Course at Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge
MCBEE – Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge will offer two (2) Hunter Education Course sessions. The course is offered on Saturday, August 5 (Class 1) and Saturday, August 26 (Class 2) at the refuge office (23734 Hwy 1, three miles North of McBee, SC). The course begins at 8 a.m. and lasts until 5 p.m.
Pre-register on-line http://www.dnr.sc.gov/education/hunted.html (search by zip code 29101) Bring lunch or money for lunch offsite
Must know your Social Security Number
Children 12 years old and under must be accompanied by a parent/guardian
Anyone under the age of 18 must bring a signed permission slip from his/her parent/guardian to participate in range activities.
The course is free but limited to 25 students. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is committed to providing access to the course for all participants. Persons needing reasonable accommodations in order to attend and participate should plan to attend the August 26th offering and must contact the refuge at the provided phone number or email by August 10th so that we may accommodate your request.
Hunter education is not just for kids and not just for hunters.
The program is for anyone who enjoys the outdoors and has an interest in conservation. The course is also an excellent refresher for veteran hunters.
All residents and non-residents born after June 30, 1979 must complete a hunter education course before obtaining a hunting license. In addition, all youth hunters must have completed hunter education to participate in refuge hunts, including youth hunts.