Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Education – CORE
The Conservation Outdoor Recreation and Education program or CORE is an outdoor education course that is mandatory for new hunters in BC. BC residents who are 10 years of age or older must pass this course in order to get a BC hunting license. Even the most people interested in taking this course wish to hunt, the CORE program is useful for everyone interested in outdoor recreation and wildlife.
It should be viewed as the foundation for any outdoor recreational user, because of some very interesting chapters related to:
- first aid;
- wilderness survival technics;
- animal and bird identification.
The course is has 2 parts:
- a written examination consisting of 75 different questions; 75% or 56 out of 75 is required for a pass;
- a practical firearms safe handling of 2 out of 5 type of action, including identification, loading, unloading and use of dummy ammunition.
A CORE manual is provided within the course fee as a necessary tool for success in the program. Please visit BC Wildlife Federation www.bcwf.net
Course price – $160
Instruction, books , exams, tests and legal documents are all included into the cost .