Trapping Courses & Workshops

Course Information: 

The Alberta Trappers’ Association Trapper Education Program provides the Standard Trapping course, as well as numerous workshops and presentations to schools and other interested groups year round throughout the province.


The Standard Trapping course is your first step toward becoming a trapper. The course includes instruction on the safe use of traps and other equipment, biology of furbearers, animal management, marketing and grading of furs, skinning and fur handling, as well as humane trapping techniques. 

 

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.

 

The cost of the course is $399.00 and includes the Trapper Education Manual.

Courses Run Friday, Saturday and Sunday

 

Standard Trapping Course

WESTLOCK NOW FULL

Jul 17 - 19, 2020

Standard Trapping Course

LA CRETE

Thurs Aug 6 - Sat 8, 2020

Standard Trapping Course

WESTLOCK

Aug 14 - 16, 2020

Standard Trapping Course

PEACE RIVER

Aug 28 - 30, 2020

Standard Trapping Course

HINTON

Sep 11 - 13, 2020

Standard Trapping Course

LESLIEVILLE

Sep 18 - 20, 2020

Standard Trapping Course

WESTLOCK

Sep 18 - 20, 2020

Standard Trapping Course

WESTLOCK

Oct 16 - 18, 2020

Standard Trapping Course

WESTLOCK

Nov 20 - 22, 2020

Standard Trapping Course

WESTLOCK

Dec 4 - 6, 2020

Standard Trapping Course

WESTLOCK

Jan 15 - 17, 2021

Standard Trapping Course

WESTLOCK

Feb 19 - 21, 2021

Standard Trapping Course

WESTLOCK

Mar 19 - 21, 2021

Standard Trapping Course

WESTLOCK

Apr 16 - 18, 2021

Brain Tanning WORKSHOP

WESTLOCK

Aug 8-9, 2020

Resident Trapline Management

WESTLOCK

Oct 3 - 4, 2020

Wolf Workshop

WESTLOCK

Nov 7 - 8, 2020

Fur Handling Workshop

WESTLOCK

Nov 14, 2020

Under Ice Beaver WORKSHOP

WESTLOCK

Jan 23, 2021

Standard Trapping Courses also offered with Bushman-Inc

 

If interested, please CONTACT (780-998-0074)

https://www.facebook.com/Bushman-Inc-672832136117637/


Location: 
Bushman-Inc, School is located about 130 km west of Edmonton towards Jasper.

 

Accommodations, Meals and Structures: 
When taking the course with Bushman-Inc, students are housed in two to three person cabins. Showers and tub in each cabin. The field site for courses is 30 minutes distance and enclosed heated classroom is available.

Website: http://www.bushman-inc.ca

 

Contact Information

Hwy 44 Sth Industrial Park, Lot 14

PO Box 6020

Westlock, AB  T7P 2P7

info@albertatrappers.com

Phone: 780-349-6626

Hours of Operation

Summer Hours May 1 - Oct 1

Mon - Fri: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Winter Hours Oct 1 - May 1

Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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