Four Basic Rules Of Firearms Safety
1. Treat each firearm as if it is loaded.
2. Always control the muzzle of your firearm.
3. Be sure of your target and what is beyond.
4. Keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot.

Pre-register for Chaska Class.

Pre-registration for the Chaska class is now open.  Click on "Get Started" and complete the requested information.

Classroom dates for the Chaska class.  Class begins on April 9th and each Thursday evening through May 21st.  Classes start at 6:30 p.m. and end at 9:15 p.m.  The Range Test is held on Saturday, May 16th in the morning.

Classroom dates for the Mound class.  Class begins on July 8th and each Wednesday evening through August 19th.  Classes start at 6:30 p.m. and end at 9:15 p.m.  The Range Test is held on Saturday, August 15th in the morning.  Online pre-registration for the Mound class will be available in early June.

Our course is a basic introduction in the proper handling of firearms and understanding of hunting etiquette and hunting laws.  Parents are encouraged to continue their child’s development of the safe and responsible skills, knowledge, and attitudes discussed and taught in this course.

As always, each class will be concentrating on hands-on education, with a large array of firearms in the class each week.  We have found this makes each class exciting, yet highly educational for each student.

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About Us


MN DNR Firearms and Hunter Safety Instructors

As certified instructors of the MN DNR firearms and hunter safety program, we provide an exciting and fun, hands-on classroom experience that will be remembered for a lifetime by each student.

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Classes Located at the Chaska VFW Post 1791 and Minnetonka Sportsmen, Inc.

Our class is a hands on class. We have firearms at every table during every class.  In addition, we will be engaging the entire class in activities such as gun carries, shooting positions, and zones of fire where each student is carrying a firearms.

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Range Day


Held at the Minnetonka Sportsmen Club

The Range and Field Test is the most anticipated activity of all students and as instructors, we strive to make the opportunity safe, fun and memorable.

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