New Bowhunter Education Course Is Online

A new online bowhunter education course is designed to help Nevada bowhunters improve their skills., which is an official course of the National Bowhunter Education Foundation, teaches bow shooting basics, different methods of bowhunting, and shot placement and recovery techniques.

Bowhunter-education-photo“Offering bowhunter education online makes a lot of sense because we have a small number of instructors and many Nevada towns are spread out, said John McKay, outdoor education coordinator for the Nevada Department of Wildlife. “An online option provides convenience for our students plus it allows us to offer more classes.”

The new Nevada-approved online bowhunter education course allows students over the age of 12 to study for free, paying only when they pass the course. features easy-to-understand instructions as well as detailed illustrations and instructional videos and animations to help students become better, more prepared bowhunters.

To complete Nevada’s hunter education requirements, students also must attend a final bowhunter education class. To take the Nevada-approved bowhunter education course, visit

While bowhunter education isn’t a requirement for Nevada bowhunters, several other states and provinces do require bowhunter education. will satisfy the bowhunter education requirements mandated by the following states and provinces:

New Brunswick
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
Nova Scotia
Rhode Island
South Dakota

“While summer hasn’t officially started, bowhunting seasons in Nevada and many other states will open in a few months,” said Marilyn Bentz, executive director of the National Bowhunter Education Foundation.

“If you’re planning to hunt Nevada’s pronghorn and mule deer archery seasons or are planning to bowhunt in a state requiring a bowhunter education certificate, you would be wise to take the course now. Then you can dedicate the rest of the summer to practicing your shooting.”