At a minimum, the field day will include “hands-on” activities, exercises and demonstrations targeted at enhancing student skills gained in the classroom, during independent study or other comparable sources. Instructors will review the student on their general demeanor, handling of archery equipment, communication skills, safety awareness during a simulated hunt. Safe use of treestand and game recovery.
At every opportunity, instructors will emphasize hunter ethics and safety, and the additional educational opportunities available to bowhunter education students. Examples of continuing education include small game camps, 3D shoots, archery leagues, target archery. Other related activities include orienting, survival, clay target shooting, muzzle-loading and other sponsored mentor programs.