Throughout the year the Maynard Rod and Gun Club hosts educational courses including those on firearm safety and hunter education. General course descriptions are listed below but classes and agendas change so keep an eye on our upcoming events to see when the next course you might be interested in attending will be.
NRA Home Firearm Safety Course
The Maynard Rod and Gun Club frequently hosts NRA Home Firearm courses run by various 3rd party organizations. If you have friends or family interested in learning gun safety and want to apply for an FID or LTC (License to Carry) permit this is the class that they need.
Topics typically include:
- Rules for safe gun handling
- Identifying and unloading different firearms
- Practical exercises in safe gun handling
- Types of ammunition
- Cleaning and storage of Firearms
- Massachusetts laws pertaining to permit applications, firearms storage and transportation
Keep an eye on our news and event calendar to find out when the next course will be.
Hunter Education Classes
The Basic Hunter Education Course is mandatory for first-time hunters or hunting license buyers in Massachusetts and typically covers the safe handling and storage of hunting arms and ammunition, hunting laws and ethics, wildlife identification, wildlife management, care and handling of game, basic survival skills and first aid.