- $47 for a concealed-handgun-license certification course ($85 value)
Classroom time at the Cabela location includes lunch and refreshments, after which the live-fire training takes place at Red Rivers Firearms. Alternatively, students can choose from course sessions that take place entirely at Red Rivers Firearms, though this option does not include lunch. Students can bring their own semi-automatic weapon, ammunition, and eye and ear protection or they can rent them onsite for an additional fee ($35 for the bundle).
Live-fire training takes place at Red River Firearms' indoor range in Sherman.
Rental packages are available which include semi-automatic handguns, ammo, and ear and eye protection.
At a Glance
Bear Ventures was founded by law-enforcement officer Richard Deggs. Thus, it's no surprise that every class is led by a Texas police officer, who combines hands-on instruction with lectures and PowerPoint presentations. They take this approach during both concealed-carry classes and NRA handgun classes.
“Qualified personable instructor in classroom as well as shooting range. His background with law enforcement added to classroom instruction and...”
“Qualified personable instructor in classroom as well as shooting range. His background with law enforcement added to classroom instruction and credibility. Positive experience!”