Taught by volunteers, the courses utilize the experience and knowledge of seasoned sportsmen and -women. Courses range from half-day condensed classes to three-day, in-depth courses.
Current Program Offerings
Turkey Calling Workshop
Is your biggest concern when it comes to turkey hunting how to call? If so, this class is made for you! The turkey calling workshop is a hands-on class where you can practice your calls with experts. MassWildlife will provide practice calls, or you can bring your own!
This 1 hour workshop will have three calling rooms, one for box calls, pot (or slate) calls and mouth calls. Participants will spend the hour working on the one type of call they choose. Experienced turkey callers will be in each room helping participants with their calls.
- Thursday, April 11, 5:15 pm–6:15 pm: MassWildlife Field Headquarters, Westborough, MA
- Click here to register for the calling clinic on April 11th
Previous Program Offerings
Learn to Hunt Waterfowl Workshop: A free, one-day workshop for new hunters to learn and practice waterfowl hunting skills including: shooting, decoy placement, calling, gear and safety. The date and location for this year’s clinic is listed below:
Learn to Hunt Deer: This hands-on course provides training for adult hunters with little or no deer hunting experience to become safe, successful, and responsible deer hunters. This course covers deer hunting skills, including scouting for a hunting area, mapping out possible hunting locations, selecting the right equipment, the safe use of a treestand, shooting practice, and field dressing techniques.
Turkey Calling Clinics: These one-hour turkey calling workshops provide guidance as participants practice their turkey calls with experts! Participants spend the hour working on the one type of call; box calls, pot (or slate) calls, or mouth calls. Experienced turkey callers help participants with their calls. MassWildlife provides practice calls or participants can bring their own.
Learn to Hunt Turkeys Clinic: This full-day, hands-on clinic teaches the basic skills needed to become a safe, successful, and responsible turkey hunter. Learn from experienced turkey hunters and practice turkey hunting techniques including shooting, calling in a bird, scouting, and how to pick and set up a location.
Love hunting? Become a mentor!
Become a mentor and pass on your skills and love of the sport! The Learn to Hunt Program needs volunteer instructors. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Astrid Huseby at email@example.com