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Learning Opportunities

Outdoor Weekend Learning Seminars (O.W.L.S.)

Designed to provide youth, women, and families with hands-on opportunities to build skills and knowledge to safely and responsibly enjoy fishing, paddling, camping, shooting sports, and many other outdoor activities. Find events at

Youth Hunting Program

Provides safe, educational, mentored youth hunts to youth between 12 and 17 years old who have passed a hunter safety course and are accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. Find a Youth Hunting Program event at

Hunter Safety Course

Teaches firearms safety, wildlife conservation, responsible hunting and more. The FWC’s website offers several online courses including a FREE option. After the online classroom portion is complete, students must sign up for a free FWC field day. Learn more about Florida’s hunter safety course options.

Youth Summer Camps

Fun, safe and affordable outdoor adventure/conservation education youth summer camps are hosted throughout the state. These camps provide opportunities for youth to experience nature, learn about conservation and develop outdoor skills such as archery, hunting, fishing, wildlife discovery, and more. Discover youth summer camp opportunities.

Youth Hunter Education Challenge

Provides opportunities for hunter safety course graduates 18 and younger to learn more about leadership, ethics and safety while expanding their knowledge about conservation, target shooting and hunting. Learn more at

National Archery in the Schools Program

Teaches international style target archery in 4th-12th grade physical education classes. Core content covers archery history, safety, technique, equipment, mental concentration, and self-improvement. For more information, visit

Bowhunter Education Course

Covers conservation, bowhunting history, safe and responsible hunting, fundamental skills, techniques, gear and more. Get details about traditional and online bowhunter education course options.

Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network (FYCCN)

Works with more than 350 partners across the state to introduce rural and urban youth and families to fishing, boating, shooting sports and wildlife discovery and teach them how to conserve our natural resources. Find FYCCN partner facilities and get tips on boating, fishing, the shooting sports and wildlife discovery at

Other Programs

Find other hunting-related resources and programs

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