$69 for a Permit to Carry (Conceal & Carry) Certification Class & Range Time, Gun rental and ammo. (Multi)

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Defense training simulates real-world danger, such as encountering Professor Plum with the candlestick in the library. Secure every room in the mansion with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $69 for a five-hour multistate Permit to Carry certification-class package that includes a resource packet, range fees, eye and ear protection, one-on-one coaching, target, and certificate of completion (a $160 value), plus a rental firearm including ammunition (up to a $15 value; up to a $175 total value)

  • $135 for the above five-hour Permit to Carry certification-class package for two (up to a $350 total value)

For the first four hours of class, students meet with instructors for a classroom-based lesson that covers the basics of using a handgun and legal knowledge on handgun possession, concealment, and self-defense. Afterward, the group heads to the range and goes through a shooting qualification exercise, where safe handgun use is tested through shooting a target silhouette from 21 feet away. Completion of the Permit to Carry class allows graduates to apply for licenses in up to 37 states. For the two-person option, each person gets their own full package of all components and their own high five upon completion. Available rental firearms include a .22 caliber pistol and a 9 mm pistol.

Midwest Carry Academy

Midwest Carry Academy's shooting experts aim to imbue students with the skills needed to responsibly bear arms. The instructors' backgrounds range from the NRA to law enforcement to military, and they draw on these experiences to teach handgun and home defense courses. In these classes, teachers help both entry-level and advanced shooters hone their skills, master efficiency, and transition smoothly into cinematic slow motion. Additionally, the instructors themselves continuously take new courses to further develop their skills as both teachers and gun handlers.


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    “Great instruction and knowledgeable instructor! We enjoyed it very much and plan to take additional training from MCA in the Fall/Winter, after Golf Season ends here in MN ! ”

  • “Awesome class! ”


  1. A

    Forest Lake

    4648 240th Street North

    Forest Lake, Minnesota 55025

    612-284-8141

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  2. B

    Mound

    7480 County Road 15

    Mound, Minnesota 55364

    612-284-8141

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  3. C

    Prior Lake

    2920 E 220th St.

    Prior Lake, Minnesota 55372

    612-284-8141

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In a Nutshell

Completion of five-hour Permit to Carry course lets grads apply for licenses in up to 37 states; range time and rental firearm included

The Fine Print

Expires 180 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Registration required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.