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Standard Trappers Course

Dates: January 5-7, 2024 

Explore the rich tradition of trapping on the historic lands of Métis Crossing and take your first step toward becoming a trapper.

Course Highlights:

  • Learn the essentials of trapping:
  • Safe use of traps and equipment
  • Biology of furbearers
  • Animal management
  • Marketing and grading of furs
  • Skinning and fur handling
  • Humane trapping techniques


To learn more visit Standard Trapping Course (

Cost: $399.00 (includes Trapper Education Manual)

The course runs on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  The minimum age to take the course is 12, however, an adult in attendance must be assigned responsibility for any student under the age of 18.

Lodging and meals are not included. 

Please reach us at 780.565.2229 or email to book your trappers course and to inquire about lodging and meals at a special price. Deadline to book is December 15, 2023.