December 15, 2017
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Safety courses available

By From Staff Reports, Special to the BDN

With the days still shortening and the weather getting colder, outdoors enthusiasts may be looking for an excuse to spend a bit of time indoors over the coming weeks.

For those who are looking to introduce someone new to the sports they already enjoy, the state is offering a variety of safety courses.

Here are some of your local options:

Hunter safety courses

• In Caribou, at Caribou Adult Education, Jan. 12, 13, 19, 20 from 6-9 p.m. Call Karen at 493-4272 for information.

• In Friendship, at Hahn Community Center, Jan. 19, 27, 28 from 6-9 p.m. This is a home-study course that also requires attendance at all sessions. Call 832-5205 for info or register at www.msad40.maineadulted.org.

• In Camden, at Camden Hills High School, Feb. 22, March 1,2, from 6-9 p.m. This is a home-study course that also requires attendance at all sessions. Call 236-7800, extension 274.

Bowhunting safety courses

• In Caribou, at Caribou Adult Education, Feb. 9, 10, 16, 17 from 6-9 p.m. Call Karen at 493-4272.

Crossbow courses

• In Washington, at Prescott School, Feb. 10 from 6-9:30 p.m. Call 832-5205 with questions. Register at www.msad40.maineadulted.org.

• In Camden, at Camden Hills High School, March 18 from 6-9:30 p.m. Call 236-7800, extension 274.

ATV courses

• In Readfield, at Maranacook High School, March 11, 18 from 6-9 p.m. Call 685-4923, extension 317.

• In Hampden, at Reeds Brook School, Feb. 1-3, 6-8:30 p.m. This is a combination ATV and snowmobile course. Call 862-6422.

Snowmobile courses

• In Union, at the Union School, Jan. 12, 21 from 6-9 p.m. Call 832-5205 for information. Register at www.msad40.maineadulted.org.

• In Hampden, at Reeds Brook School, Feb. 1-3, 6-8:30 p.m. This is a combination ATV and snowmobile course. Call 862-6422.

• In Lincoln, at Ballard Hill Community Center, Jan. 26, 27 from 6-9 p.m. Call 794-6548.

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