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Sept. 20, 2011
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Updates to Kansas' online hunter safety course help students learn the skills they need to be safe and successful

DALLAS — New features have been added to Kansas' online hunter safety course that will provide students with a high-quality educational experience that is easy and fun. One feature that remains the same is students can study for free at, paying only when they pass their hunter certification exam.

The new version of offers an optional narration feature that allows students to listen, read or both. Exam questions also are read out loud and include illustrations to help students recall what they've learned. 

In addition, Kansas' online hunter safety course is designed to engage students with a combination of short text blocks and detailed illustrations and animations. Using this mix of teaching methods helps students quickly grasp course concepts, rather than get bogged down reading long pages of text. Plus, they can study the material at at their convenience.

Students who must receive their hunter education certification to obtain a hunting license pay a one-time fee of $24.50, which is due only if they pass the test. Students can take the test as many times as they need to pass it. To complete all hunter education requirements for Kansas, students must pass the online course and complete the Kansas hunter field day. Before beginning the online course, students must pre-register for a field day. (

State law requires anyone born on or after July 1, 1957, to complete a hunter education course before obtaining a hunting license in Kansas. Students who take the course at learn the same material that is presented in the classroom course, including hunter responsibility, ethics, fair chase, history of firearms, firearms basics, ammunition, basic gun safety, field safety, bowhunting, conservation and wildlife management, wildlife of Kansas, outdoor emergencies, Kansas hunting regulations and boating safety for hunters. has been reviewed and approved by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. To take this course, visit

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Kalkomey, parent company of, is the official provider of recreational safety education materials for all 50 states. Our print and Internet courses have been providing official safety certification since 1995. We provide safety courses in boating, hunting, bowhunting, and off-road vehicle (ORV) and snowmobile operation. For more information, visit