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Oneida County Sheriff’s Office schedules hunter and recreational vehicle safety education classes for July

July 03, 2020 by Beckie Gaskill

With the DNR reopening hunter and recreational vehicle safety education classes on July 13, the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office has scheduled their courses for this year. Each of those courses will be held at the Oneida County Law Enforcement Center at 2000 East Winnebago Street in Rhinelander. Students looking to enroll must be 12 years old. There is no maximum age, and parents and other adults are encouraged to enroll as well. 

Courses are $10 per person and advanced online registration is required. Students must obtain a DNR customer ID number, which can be obtained from the DNR by calling 1-888-936-7463. The customer ID number must be obtained before class begins. Students will register for the class on the GoWild registration website. The following classes will be offered by the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office in July:


Wisconsin Hunter Safety

Monday July 20, through Wednesday July 22, from 9 a.m. to noon each day, or 1 to 4 p.m. each day.

Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1973 must have Hunter Safety to hunt in the state of Wisconsin.  


Wisconsin Boater Safety

Thursday, July 23, through Friday, July 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day.  

Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1989 must have Boater Safety to legally operate a motorized boat or personal watercraft (PWC) on Wisconsin waters.


Wisconsin ATV/UTV Safety

Thursday, July 23, through Friday, July 24, from 2 to 6 p.m. each day.  

Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1988 who is at least 12 years old for ATV (and at least 16 years old for UTV) must complete and ATV and UTV safety certification course in order to operate on public ATV/UTV trails and areas in Wisconsin.

Those interested in taking a class can contact Deputy Michael Baran of the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office at 715-493-0540.

Beckie Gaskill may be reached via email at [email protected]


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