The mandatory outdoor safety classes for the state of Illinois are offered for free by the IDNR for youth residents.

Winter Is The Perfect Time To Attended Mandatory IDNR Safety Classes

It is that time of the year in Illinois when it is not fun to participate in outdoor activities. The month of January is the worst. It is cold, windy, snowy, and dark all month long. Sticking indoors is preferred by most residents.

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I do not know why it is called spring cleaning because this is when people should do it. In fact, for any boring indoor activities, I suggest doing it now. That way you are not stuck in the house when the weather finally turns nice.

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Use this time to your advantage. Do you have any classes, certifications, or anything else similar to update before you can participate in your favorite outdoor activities? Well, why not take care of all of that stuff right now while you are bored out of your mind. That way, you are all set when it is time to have some fun.


This is an especially good idea when it comes to the kids. Maybe, you want to start taking them out this year. Well, take care of all their mandatory safety classes now. Then, that is one less thing to worry about down the road.

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Free Mandatory Safety Classes Available Now

If you are going to get your children involved with things like hunting, trapping, boating, and snowmobiling, they are required to enroll in safety classes. Right now is the perfect time to do it. Plus, they are free.

Details For Mandatory IDNR Youth Safety Classes

The safety programs are for Boating, Hunting, Trapping, and Snowmobiling. They are free. Volunteers teach these classes and are available all year long. These youth classes are for students ages twelve through eighteen. The programs are primarily designed to train young people between the ages of 12 and 18. Education level is equivalent to sixth grade. It is available to all ages. The schedule is updated weekly.

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