Bow Hunting Course
All bow hunters in New Brunswick are required to have successfully completed a recognized Bow Hunter Education Course or show proof of an archery hunting licence.
Must be at least 11 years of age
The New Brunswick Bow Hunter Education Association (NBBEA) teaches the course on behalf of this department.
If you are an experienced bow hunter who does not have a course – Call your ERD District Office for more information.
Approximately eight hours of classroom and field activities.
• History of modern bow hunting
• Your responsibilities as a bow hunter
• Preparing to hunt with a bow
• Bow hunting equipment and how it works
• Hunting with a bow
• Bow hunting emergencies and first aid
• Tree stand safety
Courses are usually given Saturday or Sunday in the spring and fall.
Firearms Safety/Hunter Education is no longer required by persons wishing to hunt ONLY WITH A BOW.
For course schedules and registration information please contact your closest ERD District Office or visit the Upcoming Conservation Education Courses in the Related Links section.
Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).
|Fee Description||Rate in $||Effective Date|
|Bow Hunter Education|
|Course Fee (11 - 16 years)||40.00||2012-09-01|
|Course Fee (17 years and older)||65.00||2003-08-23|
|Challenge (18 years and older)||40.00||2003-08-23|
|Atlantic Provinces Hunter Education Student Manual||10.00||2003-08-23|
|Bow Hunter Education Manual||10.00||2003-08-23|
|DNR Regional and District offices|