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Official Pennsylvania Archery Safety Course

Take this Pennsylvania–approved course to complete your online archery safety education. Bowhunter-ed.com is a delegated provider for the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

Do you need Pennsylvania Archery education?

You may take this course if you’re interested in learning more about archery in Pennsylvania.

Steps to complete the course.

  1. Study and pass the online course.

  2. Print your online course completion document.

  3. Safe and happy bowhunting!

Pennsylvania Frequently Asked Questions

Price and Payment

How much does the Pennsylvania Archery Safety Course cost?

The Pennsylvania Archery Safety Course is free.

Taking the Course

Do you need Pennsylvania Archery education?

You may take this course if you’re interested in learning more about archery in Pennsylvania.

What is the minimum age to take this online course?

You must be at least 11 years old to take this online course.

Do I have to be a resident to take the Pennsylvania Archery Safety Course?

You do not have to be a resident of Pennsylvania to take this online course.

Course Approval and Acceptance

Is the Pennsylvania Archery Safety Course approved by the Pennsylvania Game Commission?

The Pennsylvania Archery Safety Course is approved and accepted by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

Is my Pennsylvania Education Certificate accepted elsewhere?

All U.S. states, provinces, and other countries that have mandatory bowhunter education requirements will accept the Pennsylvania Education Certificate. Likewise, Pennsylvania will accept Bowhunter Education certifications that are issued by other jurisdictions that meet official IHEA-USA requirements. (This is known as “reciprocity.”)

Quizzes and/or Exams

Do I have to take an online exam?

The Knowledge Check is the exam you take at the end of the online course. You must score at least 80% on the exam to pass. You have unlimited attempts to pass the exam. If you don’t complete the exam in one session, don’t worry. When you log in later, you will be taken to the first unanswered question of the exam.

About Your Certification

What is the proof of online Pennsylvania Archery Safety Course completion?

Once you pass the online course, you will be able to immediately print out the Online Course Completion Certificate. This is your proof of online course completion. You can print the Online Course Completion Certificate right then, and/or request that a PDF be emailed to you.

Replacement of Lost or Damaged Documents

How do I replace my Education Certificate if I’ve lost it or it has been damaged?

To replace a lost, destroyed, or damaged Education Certificate, go to https://ilostmycard.com/.

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