Private 1/2 Day Falconry Course

Thinking about pursuing the sport of falconry? This intensive experience will help you decide

if the sport of falconry is suited for you.


Experience Highlights

  • Raptor Hill offers this half-day falconry training course for those who have a strong interest in the sport of falconry, .

  • Falconry is one of the most regulated sports in the United States.  There are numerous requirements that must be met in order to obtain a falconry license.

  •  You will become more familiar with sport of falconry, the laws and regulations governing falconry, raptor housing requirements, captive care and the required steps and procedures to become a falconer. 

  • The focus of this falconry course is education and information regarding the sport of falconry. You will have the opportunity to interact with and fly at least one of our raptors. The amount of time spent with the raptors is no longer than in our VIP Experience.

  •  NOTE: This course does not guarantee or issue you your falconry license.

Details Unique to this Experience

  • This experience is designed for those individuals that are considering becoming a falconer or just want to learn a lot more detailed information about the sport of falconry.

  • Numerous resources are provided to get you started on your journey.  

Additional Information


Please dress appropriately, closed toed shoes and bug spray.  


Raptor Hill is located on the side of a mountain, as we hold our experiences later in the afternoon, the temperature can drop significantly so, please dress appropriately.  

                   EXPERIENCE INCLUDES:



       (For a guest with special needs, please contact us.)

                    QUICK DETAILS: 


Duration: Plan to be here for 3.5 to 4.0 hours.

Ages: Participants must be 7 and up.           (Under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.)

Participants: (Ages 7+) $300 Each

Additional Participants $250 Each

Observers: none permitted

Maximum Group size:Participants 

Minimum Group Size: 2 Participants   

Raptors flying to your

gloved arm

Raptors flying free

around you

Holding raptors on your

gloved arm

 Some walking over uneven ground required

Note: Classes & Experiences fill up very quickly. Our first availability may be 5 to 7 months  from today.   

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Hours of Operation:

We are a "by appointment only facility" please visit us by means of booking one of our experiences or courses.

Raptor Hill Falconry

The Virginia Falconry School

1810 Panorama View Dr. 

Stanley, VA 22851


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