Taxidermy Schools Directory
Taxidermy Schools provide many options, from a short
1-week course to an extensive Taxidermy-In-Business Course ranging from
4-weeks to 6-months. Quality Taxidermy School instruction facilities
usually take place in fully equipped and operating studios using
up-to-date supplies, equipment and techniques with professionally
trained instructors allowing you a true hands-on environment. The
tuition for schools varies. Expect to pay up to $5,000 for a quality
course, plus supplies and lodging.
Taxidermy Schools in Pennsylvania
Bill Allen's Pocono Institute of Taxidermy
Box 2038, White Haven PA 18661
Bill Allen's Pocono
Institute of Taxidermy school was established in 1969 and is the oldest
most reputable taxidermy school in the business. Located in the heart of
the Poconos, we are minutes away from Big Boulder, and Jack Frost Ski
resorts, Interstates 80, 81 and the PA Turnpike. Experience the best
fishing and hunting around. Our school offers a hands on 12 week course
that can also be broken down. We have successfully trained 1000's of
students who are now in business for themselves.
Northwood School of Taxidermy (Pennsylvania)
575-BT, Stoystown, PA 15563
Experience the finest taxidermy school
instructions at a residential school nestled in the best hunting and
fishing grounds in Somerset County. Master instructor. Small class size.
13 weeks hands-on training. Also can be broken down into fish (4 weeks),
birds (3 weeks), and fur (6 weeks). Full class: $8495, housing $900.
Fish: $3000, housing $275. Birds: $2300, housing $225. Fur $4500,
housing $425. We have a complete 100% satisfaction guarantee. Come visit
out school and see the Northwood difference!
Institute Of Taxidermy (Pennsylvania)
118 Industrial Park, Ebensburg,
The Pennsylvania Institute of Taxidermy was founded in 1983.
For the past 16 years, we have enjoyed helping those, like you, who want
the freedom and fulfillment of having their own business, get the right
start. Pennsylvania Institute of Taxidermy is often imitated but, never
duplicated. We are the only accredited taxidermy school in the country.
Our reputation is second to none! Take the first step necessary to start
your new career.
Western Pennsylvania School of Taxidermy
3058 Rt 36, Oliveburg, PA 15764
Learn to mount
Gameheads, Lifesize, Birds, Fish, and Rugs, in eight weeks in our
Taxidermy Schools in Iowa
Northwest Iowa School of Taxidermy (Iowa)
Box 2711 Spirit Lake, Iowa
The Northwest Iowa School of Taxidermy was
established in 1984 and since that time has successfully trained
students from across the nation, as well as Canada, Mexico, Australia,
and Europe. Students are instructed in state of the art techniques by
award winning instructors in our modern 7,600 square foot facility.
Hutton Valley School of Taxidermy (Iowa)
Lane, St. Charles, IA 50240
All roads to your next career or
money-making hobby lead to us! We offer a complete 7-week taxidermy
school, as well as weekend mini-classes for specific animals. Students
may tape record or videotape classes for future reference, if they wish,
but are responsible for bringing their own equipment to do so.
Kindred Spirits School of Taxidermy (Iowa)
110 N. Gear Ave., West
Burlington, IA 52655
Dedication to bringing out the students' full
creative potential, helping to reach individual goals. Small classes,
insuring increased one on one instruction with award winning teachers.
Choices of 2 and 4 week Mini-courses or 8 week complete course, catering
to the students individual needs and interests.
Taxidermy Schools in Michigan
Northeast Michigan School of Wildlife Art (Michigan)
3361 US-23 South, Alpena, MI 49707 -- (517) 356-3600
taxidermy school training. All phases. Award-winning instructors. Our
course is designed for the serious student who wants to make taxidermy a
career. State licensed and bonded. References upon request.
Taxidermy Schools in Missouri
Missouri Taxidermy Institute (Missouri)
Lake of the
Ozarks, Missouri. 4043 East Hwy 54, Linn Creek, MO
4-week and 8-week
classes. Professional, intensive training at an affordable price and
time-frame. 4-week classes cover ducks, upland game birds, whitetail
shoulder mounts, life-sized mammals, leather-wrapped antler plaques,
cold-water fish, warm-water fish, airbrushing, habitat, base-making,
skinning, salting, auto-tanning. 8-week traditional taxidermy school
covers all this, and more!
Taxidermy Schools in Alaska
Alaska School of Taxidermy (Alaska)
651 S. Gulkana,
Palmer, Alaska 99645
We offer a two, four, six, eight and/or ten
week, state approved taxidermy school program. Students will receive
individualized instruction from Master Taxidermists with over 20 years
experience apiece in Professional Museum Quality Taxidermy. Classes are
on an average 9 hours a day, 4 days a week, which leaves time for such
activities as hiking, skiing, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, camping,
or maybe photographing our panoramic views or our abundant wildlife. Let
Alaska School of Taxidermy help with your career choice for the future.
Financing available. Email us or visit our web site.
Taxidermy Schools in Colorado
Colorado Institute of Taxidermy Training, Inc.
Royal Gorge Blvd., Canon City, CO 81212
Training the nation's quality
taxidermists with award-winning techniques for fish, birds, game heads,
lifesize mounts and rugs, taught by state certified instructors. Our
taxidermy school provides "hands-on" training and finished specimens are
showpieces for your taxidermy studio. Full course is 10 1/2 weeks with
classes starting bimonthly. Financing available.
Taxidermy School in Idaho
North Idaho School of Tanning and Taxidermy (Idaho)
P.O. Box 382, 409 North Main, Weippe, ID 83553
There are new
opportunities presenting themselves in the tanning and taxidermy
industries that other taxidermy schools are missing. Come learn
taxidermy where you will gain the knowledge you need to be successful
and at the same time enjoy the North Idaho landscape with excellent
hunting and fishing opportunities.
Taxidermy School in Kansas
Second Creation Taxidermy School (Kansas)
Riverview Ave., Kansas City, KS 66111
We offer one on one hands on
taxidermy lessons. You pick your class: Deer Heads, mammals, fish,
birds, ect. ... or you can learn them all.
Taxidermy School in Louisiana
Southland School of Taxidermy (Louisiana)
Osceola Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70805
The Southland School of
Taxidermy offers a full-featured course of instruction preparing
serious, interested persons for a successful career as a professional
taxidermist. Huey Tortorice, a leading Southern taxidermist, offers
personal, hands-on instruction to students. This gives the student a
definitive advantage, leading to an in-depth understanding of the
technical art of taxidermy.
Taxidermy Schools in Minnesota
A Trails End School Of Taxidermy (Minnesota)
Main Street, P.O. Box 127, Rice, MN 56367
We offer a complete
taxidermy school so you may learn the taxidermy trade. This is a
"hands-on" course. All of the supplies and specimens are provided, and
you keep your finished pieces, which will get you on your way to filling
your showroom. If the full course isn't what you're looking for, we also
do break down the class by categories. Classes are limited to 8
students. Class length is 16 weeks. It is an evening class that is held
on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings.
Chris' Taxidermy / School (Minnesota)
miles northwest of the Twin Cities
We are enrolling students for a
"hands-on" taxidermy school. We run a six week class for days or
evenings. The classes teach fish, upland game birds, migratory
waterfowl, game heads, life size mammals. You will learn natural habitat
base work and dioramas, finish work on all specimens, and air brushing.
We accept four students per session, for better individual hands on
Mike's Taxidermy School (Minnesota)
Dr. NW, Andover, MN 55304
Twin Cities based taxidermy school and
instruction by Master Champion Mike Pendzimas for all skill levels.
Classes are ongoing so call or email to register.
Pine Technical College (Minnesota)
Street, Pine City, MN 55063
The Taxidermy Technology school at Pine
Technical College provides training in the business, technical and
artistic aspects of the taxidermy field. Students learn a variety of
techniques used to prepare birds, fish and amphibians and mammals.
Taxidermy Schools in Montana
Academy of Realistic Taxidermy (Montana)
HC 30 Box
230, Havre, MT 59501
"Masters building future Masters" "A.R.T."
taxidermy school is housed in north central Montana on nine acres and
taught by world's best and/or national champion master taxidermists
teaching only in their field of expertise. Some of A.R.T.'s instructors
include: Glen Browning, Don Holt, Larry Jensen, Pat Rummans, Ken Walker,
Stefan Savides, Jeff Lumsden, Doug Roffers, Chris Krueger, Bruce
Babcock, Richard Gensch, Kevin Hynes, Jan Van Hoesen, Mike Orthober, Tom
Weickum and more world's best and national champions being added to our
team to help teach and better the taxidermy industry! At A.R.T. we have
NO hidden costs, we house and teach our students. ALL supplies and
specimens are covered and are the student's property to take home with
them. If you are looking for the best taxidermy instruction with an
intense business course included, then A.R.T. would be the taxidermy
school to look in to.
Missoula Valley School of Taxidermy (Montana)
Box 1169, Thompson Falls, MT 59873-1169
Award winning taxidermy
instructors. Two, four, and eight week classes. All finished mounts
property of the students. Licensed and bonded by the state of Montana.
Minimum of 16 mounts completed per student.
Montana School of
Taxidermy and Tanning (Montana)
3280 Green Meadow Drive, Helena, MT
The oldest commercial taxidermy school in the Northwest. Each
class is shown how to sculpt a new form using references and death
masks, and are required to make one fiberglass mold. Our tanning course,
worked in with the rest of our curriculum, is second to none.
Pro Mount School of Taxidermy (Montana)
Lane, Billings, MT 59105
Pro-Mount School of Taxidermy's primary
purpose is designed to develop the skills necessary to become a fill
time professional taxidermist. The curriculum and method of one on one
instruction are custom tailored to meet the specific needs and
requirements of the individual student. You can be assured the full
attention of the instructor because of the one on one instruction you
will receive. The school has only one major objective: to provide each
student a method of instruction and skill development that will insure
Second Nature Taxidermy (Montana)
20360 Hwy. 200 E.,
Bonner, MT 59823
Complete training on the Blackfoot river in
beautiful western Montana. Our 6 week taxidermy school gives you the
skills you need to start your own taxidermy business. A minimum of 10
mounts completed per student, enough to start your own taxidermy
Taxidermy School in North Carolina
Montgomery Community College - Taxidermy School (North
P.O. Box 787, Troy, NC 27371 -- 1-800-839-6222
one year full time Taxidermy Program. Covers large game, small game,
fish, birds, habitat construction, reproductions and much more. A well
rounded program since 1977. References upon request.
Taxidermy School in North Dakota
Tonneson's Taxidermy (North Dakota)
P.O. Box 454,
Newburg, ND 58762
Tonneson's School of Taxidermy offers 8-week,
4-week or 2-week courses from January through August. A maximum of two
students per training session allows enormous flexibility on how the
course is set up to match your interest.
Taxidermy School in Texas
Central Texas School of Taxidermy (Texas)
RR 152, Llano, TX 78643
Kelly Leifeste operates this fully licensed
and bonded taxidermy school located in central Texas. 2 week and 6 week
classes. We are VA, JTPA and TRC approved.
Taxidermy Schools in Washington
Mountain Valley School of Taxidermy (Washington)
11826 SE 254th St., Kent, WA 98031
The taxidermy school offers
personalized training for those interested in the field, as a fulfilling
career, or stimulating hobby. You will benefit from the small classes
and personalized training that a smaller school can offer. Special
three-day bird classes available. All specimens are mounted and retained
by the student.
Taxidermy Schools in Wisconsin
American Institute of Taxidermy (Wisconsin)
51 North, Boulder Junction, WI 54512
The American Institute of
Taxidermy is located in beautiful Northern Wisconsin where you can enjoy
excellent fishing and hunting while learning taxidermy. The taxidermy
school's objective is to prepare the student for a productive taxidermy
career. We are committed to giving hands-on training and personal
attention so that each student will acquire the necessary knowledge and
skills to become a qualified taxidermist. The courses will include
related information such as detailed mounting instructions, game laws,
shop equipment and layout, management, advertising, display techniques,
customer relations, and practical business ethics.
Dan Rinehart Taxidermy School (Wisconsin)
Fulton Street, Edgerton, WI 53534
Full-time taxidermy school programs
with master taxidermist Dan Rinehart and international champion Steve
Henthorn. Personal training programs in game-heads, birds, fish and
mammals. UAW and veteran approved.