The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife & Heritage Service provides Junior Hunters (age 16 and under) with a certificate commemorating their deer, turkey, or bear taken during the 2020-2021 hunting seasons. Each deer, turkey, or bear may be taken to an official DNR& Junior Hunter Certificate Agent where the Junior Hunter will receive a Maryland Junior Hunter Decal and information form. The form will explain how to order their certificate. A certificate can be ordered online or by mail.
Photographs of Junior Hunters and their game can be included on the certificate. Photographs may also be published on the DNR website in Maryland’s Junior Hunter Photo Gallery.
To apply for a Maryland Junior Hunter Certificate:
You may visit a participating Junior Hunter Certificate Agent where the Junior Hunter will receive a Maryland Junior Hunter Information Form and Decal, or download the online Junior Hunter Information Form here
Fill out the Information Form and mail to the address below or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Junior Hunter Certificate Program
Maryland Wildlife & Heritage Service
4220 Steele Neck Road
Vienna, MD 21869
If you want a photo of the Junior Hunter and their game included on the Certificate send it along with the completed form. The form may also be used to include the photo and the information about the hunt in Maryland’s Junior Hunter Photo Gallery.
To have a photo of the Junior Hunter and their game posted on our website in Maryland’s Junior Hunter Photo Gallery:
- Mail or email the photo along with the completed Maryland Junior Hunter Information Form.
- A parent or guardian’s consent and signature on the form is required to post photographs on DNR’s website.
- A parent or guardian’s consent and signature is not required to place photographs on Junior Hunter Certificates only.
Questions and Answers
Who may apply for a certificate?
All Junior Hunters age 16 and under are eligible for a certificate.
Can a Jr. Hunter apply for more than one certificate?
Who do I call if I have any questions?
Contact Wade Henry at 410-376-3236, Ext. 303, or send email to: email@example.com