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DateEvent
September 24, 2021–September 26, 2021More Information

Virginia Hunter Skills Weekend

A weekend-long event that provides three 4-hour hands-on workshops in hunting and hunting-related topics including many live-fire classes. Class offerings and registration links will be posted at a later date; event is subject to change or cancellation depending on state guidelines concerning COVID-19. Meals and lodging are included in the $135.00 fee. Completion of a Hunter Education course is preferred but not required. Anyone age 11 or older can attend; children under 18 must attend with a parent; parents and youth must take the same classes.

Additional general information is available on the Virginia Hunter Education Association website, www.vahea.org or by calling Holiday Lake at (434) 248-5444.

This partnership program is presented by the Virginia Hunter Education Association, the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources and Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center.

September 30, 2021
7:00 PM–8:00 PM
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Deer Hunting Skills

Ever wonder what you do after you take your shot? This webinar explains the most important part of the recovery process so you will have your prize, your harvest! From the time you pull or squeeze the trigger or release your arrow, to standing over your deer taking your photos!

October 9, 2021
9:00 AM–1:00 PM
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Deer Processing Workshop

This deer processing class will be a field to freezer, hands-on exercise. Students will learn safe handling methods when skinning, butchering and processing a deer. Bring your own lunch.

October 16, 2021
9:00 AM–4:00 PM
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Shooting Skills

During the morning, shooters will have an opportunity to sight in rifles and muzzleloaders with assistance from Hunter Education instructors. In the afternoon, shooters will be coached on shooting from different positions while hunting. Firearms will be available but shooters are encouraged to bring their own firearms in good condition and their own factory-loaded ammunition. Shooters should also bring eye and ear protection.

About the Location

Take Rt 15 south from Culpeper towards Orange. Approx. 5 miles from the rt 15/rt 29 intersection you will come to rt 657 on the right and Crittenden Lane on the left (farm road). Turn left on Crittenden Lane and follow it back through the farm fields until you come to the shooting pavilion. Parking is in the rear of the pavilion.

October 16, 2021
9:00 AM–3:00 PM
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Shooting Skills

This program is designed to provide new shooters and hunters with an opportunity to sight in rifles and muzzleloaders with assistance from Hunter Education instructors and CAVRPC personnel. Time permitting, shooters may be coached on shooting from hunting positions (standing, kneeling/sitting, prone. Shooters are encouraged to bring their own firearms in good condition and their own factory-loaded ammunition. Shooters should also bring eye and ear protection.

October 28, 2021
6:30 PM–8:00 PM
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Hunter Safety

DWR will be hosting a webinar in cooperation with the Law Enforcement Division, covering basic hunting laws. CPO’s will be present to talk about basic hunting laws and safety and provide answers to any questions you may have. Have your questions ready!

  • Online Webinar