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

  • 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.

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

  •  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. 

  •  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 so you will have adequate time with the raptors.

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

Participants: (Ages 7+) $225 Each

Additional Participants $175 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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