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Local and State YHEC

YHEC at the local level is a basic introduction for youth who are interested in hunting. State YHEC events are at an intermediate level and require youth to have completed a hunter safety course. Local and state YHEC events must feature at least one of the following responsibility/educational events and one of the following shooting events:

Responsibility Events

Hunter Responsibility Exam

Test your knowledge of hunter safety, ethics, responsibility and laws

Hunter Safety Trail

Demonstrate your knowledge of safe hunting practices in various hunting situations

Orienteering

Prove you know how to navigate a course utilizing a map and compass

Wildlife Identification

Identify tracks, hides, feathers, and signs of North American wildlife

Shooting Events

.22 Rifle

Utilize a .22 rifle to shoot at action-type or life-size game targets

Shotgun

Demonstrate your shotgun shooting skills across multiple hunters' clay stations

Muzzleloader

Use a muzzleloading rifle with open sights to shoot at action-type or life-size game targets

Archery

Walk through a course with life size animal targets

Find Your Local Or State YHEC Event

Listed below are all upcoming local and state events throughout the country. If you are unable to find an event near you, please contact us at (800) 492-4868 opt 3 or email us at yhec@nrahq.org.

Date State or Local Location City State Contact
April 21, 2018 Local Steel Tech Range Eminence Kentucky Jeanie Campbell
502-593-6162
jpcampbl@bellsouth.net
April 21, 2018 Local Redmond Rod & Gun Club Redmond Oregon Kimberly Pieren
541-408-7578
cutnwrap@yahoo.com
April 21, 2018 Local Fredericksburg/Rappahannock IWLA Grounds Spotsylvania Virginia Jerry Wenzel
540-854-0245
540-424-1916
coachjerry@reagan.com

Gene Slagle
eugeneslagle@gmail.com
April 21, 2018 State Paul Bunyan Rifle & Pistol Club Puyallup Washington Bill Montgomery
253-377-7436
hei7226@yahoo.com
May 4, 2018 State Lee Kay Public Shooting Range Utah RaLynne Takeda
801-556-0655
ralynnetakeda@utah.gov
May 5, 2018 Local Hefley Farm Milton Kansas Brian Payne
316-204-3673
Nfd370@gmail.com
May 5, 2018 Local Burrell Township Rod & Gun Club Blacklick Pennsylvania Paul Swales
725-354-2635
spswls@windstream.net
May 5, 2018 Local Thermopolis Gun Club Thermopolis Wyoming Cynthia Garbin
307-921-8304
Cynseer12@charter.net
May 10, 2018 Local Eastern Nebraska Gun Club Cedar Creek Nebraska Beckie Fletcher
712-256-1236
elizabeckie@msn.com
May 17, 2018 Local Eastern Nebraska Gun Club Cedar Creek Nebraska Beckie Fletcher
712-256-1236
elizabeckie@msn.com
May 19, 2018 Local Wilkes-Barre Rifle & Pistol Club Hunlock Creek Pennsylvania Dave Halchak
570-542-2290
pomphrey@frontier.net
May 24, 2018 Local Eastern Nebraska Gun Club Cedar Creek Nebraska Beckie Fletcher
712-256-1236
elizabeckie@msn.com
May 26, 2018 State Meeker Sportsmans Club Litchfield Minnesota Patrick
320-699-0490
shamrock@hutchtel.net
May 26, 2018 Local Kit Carson Rod and Gun Club Crestone Colorado William Folk
719-256-5798
wfolk@folkenterprises.net
May 31, 2018 Local Eastern Nebraska Gun Club Cedar Creek Nebraska Beckie Fletcher
712-256-1236
elizabeckie@msn.com
June 1, 2018 State AIMCOMM Fairbanks Alaska Cassie Pinkel
907-978-2862
cassiepinkel_ehs@hotmail.com
June 1, 2018 State NRA Whittington Center Raton New Mexico Rick Andes
575-799-7285
nailbender2@plateautel.net
June 2, 2018 State Tri-County Rod & Gun Club Linwood Kansas Steve Letcher
913-788-3606
kansasyhec@hotmail.com
June 2, 2018 State Camp Grant Walker Pollock Louisiana Jeff DeBlieux
985-855-9619
jeffdeblieuxiv@charter.net
June 2-3, 2018 Local Jack O'Connor Hunting & Heritage Center Lewiston Idaho David Pakula
509-758-9673
susanpakula@cableone.net
June 7, 2018 State C.A. Vines 4-H Center Little Rock Arkansas Gary Jobe
713-253-7914
jobepack@hotmail.com
June 7, 2018 Local Eastern Nebraska Gun Club Cedar Creek Nebraska Beckie Fletcher
712-256-1236
elizabeckie@msn.com
June 8, 2018 State Richmond Hunt Club Richmond Illinois Melissa Martin
847-931-0698
mmartin0698@me.com
June 8, 2018 State United Sportsman Club Jefferson City Missouri David Brooks
417-839-0884
cvojdbrooks@aol.com
June 9, 2018 State Rock Creek Marina & Campground Camanche Iowa Loren Zaruba
563-357-4866
loren_zaruba@hotmail.com
June 9, 2018 Local Roland Farm Medicine Lodge Kansas Elizabeth Berntsen
316-755-8558
berntsenliz@gmail.com
June 14, 2018 Local Eastern Nebraska Gun Club Cedar Creek Nebraska Beckie Fletcher
712-256-1236
elizabeckie@msn.com
June 16, 2018 State Scotia Range State College Pennsylvania Connie Petris
607-857-6882
conyet_54@yahoo.com
June 16, 2018 Local A-1 Archery Hudson Wisconsin Dana Keller
612-325-0036
danakeller@a1archerystore.com
June 17, 2018 State Potomac Rod & Gun Club Williamsport Maryland Teresa Rasche
301-524-4933
t.rasche@yahoo.com
June 18, 2018 State Redmond Gun Club Redmond Oregon Carl Shaver
541-881-7991
csbcshaver@gmail.com
June 21, 2018 Local Eastern Nebraska Gun Club Cedar Creek Nebraska Beckie Fletcher
712-256-1236
elizabeckie@msn.com
June 23, 2018 Local Quail County Plantation Arlington Georgia LeeAnn Dalrymple
229-725-4645
1_dalrymple@quailcountry.com
June 23, 2018 Local Chippewa County Shooting Association Sault Ste Marie Michigan Debi Pinkel
517-485-6391
statemyhec07@aol.com
July 1, 2018 Local Blue Hills Sportsmen's Club Rice Lake Wisconsin Tim Chaussee
715-933-0125
chaussee421@gmail.com
August 18, 2018 Local Johnsburg Fish & Game Club Johnsburg New York Erika Patton
518-251-4658
Epatton516@outlook.com
August 18-19, 2018 State Capital Area Sportsman Club Lansing Michigan Debi Pinkel
517-485-6391
statemyhec07@aol.com
October 6, 2018 State Oklahoma City Gun Club Arcadia Oklahoma Christal Bensch
580-278-1660
iceeholic@gmail.com
October 13, 2018 State Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex Louisville Nebraska Christy Christiansen
402-471-5547
christy-christiansen@nebraska.gov

Want To Know More 

For more information about YHEC, contact Youth Hunter Education at (800) 492-4868 opt. 3 or yhec@nrahq.org