Outdoor Education Programs

Outdoor Education Programs

Dinwiddie County Parks, Recreation & Tourism works with a variety of agencies such as the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VA DGIF) to offer outdoor education programs.  These programs include; boater safety education, hunter education, and Family Fun Fishing Days.
 
To register for the programs follow the link(s) provided below.

Virginia Boater Safety Education Classroom Course - This course is recommended for motivated students 12 years of age and older with good reading and comprehension skills who want to learn more about the fundamentals of safe and responsible boating. Course materials are on a 6th grade reading level.

This course will enable you to become a safe boater who:

  • Boats safely
  • Respects other boaters
  • Obeys the law
  • Understands boating laws

Topics covered include:

  • Boating operations
  • Safe boating practices
  • Navigation signs
  • Boating responsibilities

NEW!!! 2018 Kids Fishing Days 

Kids 12 & under, Casting demonstration and class, loaner rods/reels available. Lunch will be provided at no cost by Cabela’s

Date: Saturday, June 2, 2018 / View the Details
Time: 7:00am - Noon
Cost: Free and Open to the Public / For lunch please RSVP by June 15th
Location: Lake Chesdin Boat Landing

Date: COMING SOON!!!
Time: 7:00am - Noon
Cost: Free and Open to the Public / For lunch please RSVP by July 6th
Location: Lake Chesdin Boat Landing

Boater Safety Education Course

Date:  Saturday, May 5, 2018
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Location: Eastside Community Enhancement Center - 7301 Boydton Plank Rd. N. Dinwiddie, VA 23803

Hunter Education Course - Option 1: Virginia Hunter Education Course for All Ages “Self-Study + Class”

Date: COMING SOON!!!
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Eastside Community Enhancement Center - 7301 Boydton Plank Rd. N. Dinwiddie, VA 23803

Notice: Virginia hunter education self study plus classroom course requires students to complete self-study material prior to class time. Beginning January 1, 2016, all students will submit the self study chapter review exercises to the classroom instructor at the beginning of the class. Some questions on the final test will be covered only in the self-study material. Choose a self-study option below: