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Archery Hunter Education


with Charlie Andrews

Jun 2, 2017 at 6 pm

An archery education course will provide a student with a wealth of knowledge regarding equipment, proper hunting methods, responsibilities, and general safety. Passage of a final exam is required. You must attend every day of the class in order to receive your certificate. The second day will include Crossbow Hunter Education, for those who are interested.

This class runs on Friday, June 2 from 6-9pm, and Saturday, June 10 from 9am-5pm. Student must be present both dates to be eligible for completion. 

ATV Education


with Charlie Andrews

May 20, 2017 at 9 am

Participation in an ATV education course will teach how to properly operate and maintain an ATV. Laws, responsibilities and personal safety will also be covered. Passage of a final exam is required. Topics include: Proper Operation & Safety, Laws, Emergencies & Survival, Map & Compass, Self-Help First Aid, and Environmental/Landowner/Ethics.

Students under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


Firearm Hunter Education


with Charlie Andrews

May 10, 2017 at 5:30 pm

The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife requires applicants for an adult hunting license show proof of having previously held an adult license to hunt with firearms in any year beginning with 1976 or successful completion of an approved hunter safety course from Maine or another state or province. This course requires the online portion to be completed prior to the live class. Go to to complete the online portion of the course. Students MUST print and bring voucher from online portion to the live portion of the course. Students without the online voucher will not be able to attend.

All hunters 16 and older are required to successfully complete this course to obtain a valid hunting license. All hunters under 16 are must be accompanied by an adult with a valid hunting license. This class is for students age 10 and above.

Save a Life Suicide Prevention - DEXTER


with Cheryl Morin

Mar 23, 2017 at 6 pm

Learn warning signs and what to do if you or someone you know may be feeling suicidal. It’s up to all of us. Suicide knows no boundaries; it can happen in any family. Please take the time to help by gaining the knowledge we all need. Cheryl Morin is the founder and CEO of The JD Foundation based in Abbot, ME. After the loss of her youngest son who died by suicide, she knew she had to help others and now does that through education and awareness. She has been trained through Maine Suicide Prevention Program and continues her education with seminars and webinars. Her sincere approach and firsthand knowledge allows people to have a genuine dialog about a very difficult subject while learning tools to better see the warning signs. Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for people ages 15-24 in the State of Maine. Cheryl welcomes you to spend 90-120 minutes to help be the change you want to see. This class is compliant with LD-609, An Act to Increase Suicide Awareness and Prevention in Maine Public Schools, and is required for all K-12 school personnel.

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Trapper Education


with Charlie Andrews

Trapper Education

A trapper education course teaches participants how to responsibly trap furbearing animals and provides a foundation of knowledge upon which to build. Topics in the 10 hour course include proper trapping equipment and use, responsible trap setting, the importance of good wildlife management practices, and habits and traits of furbearers. Students must pass a written exam.

Time/Date(s) TBA. Call PVAEC at 564-6525 to put your name on a waitlist.

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