This is our Complete Taxidermy Course

Students taking the full course are supplied with a set of taxidermy tools that are theirs to keep. Classes fill up fast and are booked on a first come first served basis. Reserve your spot early!

 
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Bobcat on a Limb Mount

Student Kevin Norman from Utah mounted this nice life size Bobcat

 

 

The above video explains how to choose poses, turns and custom display options for Whitetail Deer.
Click the icons in the screen to play and enlarge the video screen. Enjoy!

 

      

4 Week Full Course

160 hours

Classes fill up fast and are booked on a first come first served basis.

Reserve your spot early!

Signing up at least four months prior to the class you want to attend is recommended.

This gives us time to find the best quality and the best price on specimens for your mounts.
Class size is limited to six students per class. Enrollment reservations are accepted at any time before the first day of class, as long as there are openings available.


The cost for the 4 week Course is $4,800.

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Students taking the full course are supplied with a set of taxidermy tools that are theirs to keep. In addition to your tool kit you will receive a personalized notebook full of helpful printed information, business and record keeping forms and numerous taxidermy catalogs.

The cost of tuition does not include specimens and forms.

Job Placement:
Since our courses are geared for students who plan to open their own businesses, our graduates do not often need job placement services. However, we periodically receive calls from taxidermists looking for new employees. We keep a current file of these openings and pass them on to interested students.


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Get your 4 Week Course Application Form HERE

PAYMENT POLICIES

We require a $500.00 deposit with your application.

This leaves a balance of $4,300.00 plus the cost of your specimens and forms due on the first day of school.


SPECIMEN ESTIMATE PRICE SHEET

specimens vary in price based on time of year, size, quality & availability.

Here is an estimate for some of the most requested specimens.

SPECIMEN CAPES ANTLERS/HORNS LIFESIZE

White Tail Deer

$150 & up $125* $700*

Mule Deer

$175* $150* $700*

Elk

$350* $250* $1,200*

Antelope

$150* $75* $550*

Black Bear

    $600*

Grizzly Bear

    $3,500*

Mountain Goat

$250* $100* $1,200*

Mountain Lion

    $800*

Fox

    $200*

Coyote

    $200*

Bobcat

    $400*

Raccoon

    $150*

Lynx

    $550*

Badger

    $175*

Wolf

    $800*

Moose

$650* $300* $1,800*

These price estimates are for average size, tanned specimens in good condition.

                                      Again, prices may vary according to size and availability.

This is only a partial list. More specimens may be available.


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Get your Specimen Request Form HERE


OPEN DATES FOR 2014

July 21 - August 15

 

OPEN DATES FOR 2015

Jan 20 - Feb14

April 7 - May 2

July 21 - Aug 15

 

 

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Life Size Mountain Goat

One of our VA students, Steven McElheran from California working on a life size Mountain Goat

Rocky Mountain Elk

Rinda from Oregon working a nice Bull Elk mount.

Life Size Antelope

Student Scott Hunter from Utah with his life size Antelope. Nice Job!

Creative Taxidermy

A Raccoon mount done by student Bob Roberts of Pendleton, Oregon

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