Intro to Firearms

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Intro to Firearms

Date: February 25th 2024

Time: 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Location: Kettle Pond Visitor Center, 50 Bend Road, Charlestown, RI

Cost: Free

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In a classroom setting you will learn about the basics of modern-day firearms and how to safely operate them. Discussions will include a breakdown of all the different types of firearm actions, ammunition, accessories, proper cleaning guidelines, safe storage, and personal protective equipment recommendations. Experienced RIDEM Hunter Education instructors will provide examples and model each firearm. Hands-on learning will be allowed and encouraged.

There will be no live fire or live ammunition at this course. Please do not bring personal firearms or ammunition.

Contact: Branton Elleman at or (401) 575-6331

Event Type: All DEM Events Fish & Wildlife Hunter Education