Bowhunter Education

Find an In-person, Instructor-led Course

These free courses are offered throughout the year across the state for anyone 11 or older. In-person courses are led by volunteer instructors who are passionate about preserving Montana’s hunting tradition, teaching firearm safety, ethics, and other outdoor skills.

Online Only

This self-paced course is available for Montana residents only who are 12 and older. Youth must turn 12 by January 16 of the current license year. Once certified, graduates may purchase or apply for licenses and hunt after August 15 of the current license year. No in-person field course is required.

Use the promo code MTehfEngEbehwK20 at the end of the online course to cover the cost of the class.

This course is administered through a third-party vendor, Kalkomey. Please direct any program (online) specific questions to Kalkomey’s customer service department (toll-free).
Kalkomey Customer Support

Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to midnight MDT and Saturday and Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MDT.

Phone: 1-800-830-2268

If you can’t find what you’re looking for please contact FWP regional offices directly.