Black Powder Education Course Schedule

The Black Powder Education Course is one of several "advanced" courses offered by the Massachusetts Hunter Education Program. It was developed by the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association and includes a minimum of 10 hours classroom instruction. Topics cover the selection of hunting equipment, state laws, the safe handling of muzzleloaders and powder storage. A Basic Hunter Education certificates is a pre-requisite for all students under 18 years of age.  The course is free of charge.


2013 Black Powder Education Courses

Courses are offered 2-4 times a year typically in the spring and fall.  The schedule is updated when volunteer instructors finalize course arrangements.



Course Dates




Enrollment Information

April 16, 17, 23 & 24, 2014


Methuen Rod & Gun Club
240 Tyler St

7PM - 9:30PM

To Enroll Call



Updated: 11/2013