Virginia Trapper Skills Weekend


Want to learn new trapping skills?
Looking for expert instruction?
Basic & advanced class tracks-expert instructors
Then this is the workshop for you
Ages 10-Adult
Under 18 with a registered adult, attending the same classes.

Tenative Schedule
Saturday, June 27
11:00-12:00 Registration
12:00 Lunch
1:00-5:00 Workshop Session I (Basic I or Choice of 2 Advanced)
6:00-7:00 Dinner
7:30-9:00 Evening Programs (to include Fur Handling required for VTA certificate)
Sunday, June 28
7:00-7:45 AM Breakfast
8:00-12:00 Workshop Session II (Basic II or Choice of 2 Advanced)
12:00 Evaulation & Door Prizes
12:15 Lunch & Depature

Class Selections:
Detailed Class Descriptions

Completion of Basic Track I and II plus attending evening Fur Handling will result in awarding a VTA Basic Trapping Certificate.

  • Basic Track - Fur Handling (4hrs)
  • Basic Track I- Land Trapping (4hrs)
  • Basic Track II- Water Trapping (4hrs)
  • Advanced Track - Beaver/Otter (2hrs)
  • Advanced Track - Bobcat (2hrs)
  • Advanced Track - Coyote (2hrs)
  • Advanced Track - Dog Proof/ Racoon (2hrs)
  • Advanced Track - Fox (2hrs)
  • Advanced Track - Fur Handling (1 1/2 hrs)
  • Advanced Track - Muskrat (2hrs)
  • Advanced Track - Snaring (2hrs)

    Early bird (before June 5): $85
    Regular (after June 5): $95 Includes Meals Saturday Lunch through Sunday Lunch, lodging, and all instruction. You will have the oppotunity to purchase an optional VTA Annual Membership at the event:
    Please register by: June 12, 2015

    Refund Policy
    Full Refund by June 12, 2015
    1/2 before June 19, 2015
    Nonrefundable after June 19, 2015

    Rustic but comfortable bunk style lodging. Please bring your own linens, pillow and toiletries.

    A health form, a list of items to bring, and other information will be sent as soon as your registration form has been received.
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