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U.S. Forces German Hunting Course

Gain the skills and knowledge to hunt while in Germany

Note: This event has already passed.

This is a course that stems from hundreds of years of tradition. The German Hunting Course requires self-motivation and flexibility. It is not easy and requires dedication; however, it is a lot of fun and very rewarding.

Successful course completion gives you the right to purchase a German Hunting License, as many long guns as you wish, two handguns and to be knighted during a traditional Jaegerschlag ceremony. Waidmannsheil.

Upcoming class sessions are:

  • Jan. 31, 2023, to April 29, 2023. Final exam will be held April 29, 2023
  • Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-9 p.m.
  • Shooting and practical exercises are on Friday afternoons.

Participants will be required to wear eye and hearing protection, and a shooting vest during the course.


$269 per person (includes registration fee and membership in the Wiesbaden Hunting, Fishing and Sport Shooting Program). Not included in the price are ammunition, transportation costs and range fees.

Registration Information

Must be a U.S. citizen and hold a valid ID card to register.