Adventure Bound School of Taxidermy

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About Us

Whether you are looking to start a fun and rewarding career or want to learn a new and exciting hobby, Adventure Bound School of Taxidermy will give you the tools and knowledge necessary to embark on this new and unique adventure. Students will benefit from our small classes and friendly learning atmosphere giving each individual the one-on-one immersion they require. Every student will go through either a four week program or an economical one week program of intensive training including mounting one Whitetail Deer, one life size mammal, one migratory bird (duck), one upland bird (pheasant), and one antler plaque. You will also learn habitat rock making and business ethics. All students will take their mounts and tool kits home along with a wealthy knowledge of what it takes to be a successful taxidermist. CONTACT US OR COME BY AND SEE WHY ADVENTURE BOUND SCHOOL OF TAXIDERMY IS THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR YOU!

live whitetail studies on site!

whitetail deer

Meet the Instructor

As an avid hunter and fisherman, I wanted to find a career in the outdoors. So I finally realized that I wanted to be a taxidermist. At that time, there were no taxidermy schools in Oklahoma. I found myself at Missouri Taxidermy Institute, I completed the program and quickly began my taxidermy career. Today my wife and I run a very successful taxidermy shop. In fact, it became one of the largest taxidermy shops in NE Oklahoma. I currently serve on the Board of Directors with The Oklahoma Taxidermy Association. In my years of competing, I've won several awards such as People's Choice, Best of Show, Van Dykes Award, McKenzie Award, Wood Guy Award, several Best Whitetail awards, two time best game head awards, three time state champion, two time state mounting contest champion, two time mini competition champion and best mammal award and I am currently working on my master's certification. We have designed our school for small classes so the students will get the attention they deserve. We truly hope that you will embark on a fun-filled learning experience with us at Adventure Bound School of Taxidermy. We look forward to meeting and teaching you all that we know.


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Whitetail Deer Life Size Mammal
Feb. 19th - Feb. 23rd Feb. 26th - March 2nd
April 9th - April 13th April 16th - April 20th
July 9th - July 13th July 16th - July 20th
Aug. 20th - Aug. 24th Aug. 27th - Aug. 31st
Waterfowl and Upland Bird Habitat, Rocks, and Basework
March 5th - March 9th March 12th - March 16th
April 23rd - April 27th April 30th - May 4th
July 23rd - July 27th July 30th - Aug. 3rd
Sept. 3rd - Sept. 7th Sept. 10th - Sept. 14th
Four Week and One Week Classes Available: Monday Through Friday From 0830 to 1630


This is the lodging that we recommend. Lodging is located five minutes from the school with views of Lake Fort Gibson. Several private cabins available. Noodling, fishing, swimming, boating, and plenty of wildlife to experience.

Name Address Phone
Cypress Cove Marina and Cabins 6372 E 101st Street Wagoner, OK 74467 (918) 687 - 4073

There are also plenty of hotel chains available within 10 minutes of the school in Muskogee, OK.

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