Camp Navajo Hunting Information. An elk in a firm brush miss around him, yawning. And steam coming out of his mouth.

Camp Navajo Hunting Information

February 9th, 2024 - 2024 Elk & Pronghorn hunt draw has ended with Arizona Game and Fish. If left over tag are available, Camp Navajo MWR will update website once information is available.

Camp Navajo has new procedures. Camp Navajo Hunter Information sheet will be done electronically. Use the link in Camp Navajo Hunting Packet Section. All required scanned/copied documents will still need to be sent in by mail or email by the deadline.

2024 Spring Turkey deadline for ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS & INFORMATION is February 28th, 2024. Any documents or information to include the electronic update for "Hunter Information" given after February 28th, 2024, will have a $500 FEE added.

2024 Camp Navajo Hunting Safety Class has been posted in Camp Navajo Hunting Safety Course Section with a registration link. 2 locations have been provided for each month. LAST CLASS WILL BE JUNE 28TH, 2024! NO OTHER CLASS WILL BE PROVIDED AFTER THAT DATE.

 

Welcome

Camp Navajo is a military training site and therefore several rules and requirements apply at Camp Navajo that hunters would not encounter in other hunt areas. Training is the priority at Camp Navajo and at any given time land authorized for hunting may be deemed not available due to units training in the area or other mission requirements. 
The Camp Navajo Garrison Commander and Command Sergeant Major reserves the right to close off hunting areas from time to time in support of military operations with little notice.

Safety Notice

Camp Navajo, like all military locations, must notify all users of the possibility of encountering un-exploded munitions. Camp Navajo’s history includes munition production and disposal. Camp Navajo Continuously conducts checks and remediation efforts to remove these hazards. Users of Camp Navajo must be aware and follow all signs and instructions provided. DO NOT attempt to pick up, move or disturb anything that looks hazardous. Report it immediately to Security.

All personnel may apply to hunt on Camp Navajo. Hunters must meet Arizona Game and Fish Departments requirements to submit for a draw. Refer to Arizona Game and Fish Website.

  1. Hunters must obtain Camp Navajo Hunt Numbers for the species they want to hunt from Camp Navajo Hunting Information Publication section.
    • Hunter must self-qualify on “type of hunt” before submitting hunt number to Arizona Game and Fish Department. Refer to “Types of Hunts on Camp Navajo”
  2. Hunters will submit hunt numbers to Arizona Game and Fish Department for the draw of that species.
  3. Hunters will need to review and meet all requirements to hunt on Camp Navajo by the deadline on the hunting packet. Refer to “Camp Navajo Hunter Application Packet”.
  4. If hunter is drawn for a Camp Navajo Hunt, hunter must submit Camp Navajo Hunter Application Packet before deadline. Refer to “Camp Navajo Hunter Application Packet”

To learn more about hunting on Camp Navajo, Camp Navajo offers a hunting safety class that goes over all requirement of hunting on Camp Navajo. Camp Navajo Hunting Safety Course is also a requirement for Camp Navajo Hunting Packet. For dates, locations and times of course refer to “Camp Navajo Hunting Safety Course”

DAV/WW/PH. Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Purple Heart Recipient (PH), and Wounded Warrior (WW) Hunts: To verify DAV status hunters must provide a memorandum rating with a disability of 50 percent or greater from the Veteran’s Administration (VA). To verify PH status hunters must provide DD214 or proof of award. To verify WW status hunters must provide verification of current or former Active-Duty status AND a memorandum rating with disability of 25 percent or greater from their service Physical Evaluation Board or the VA.

MIL. Military Hunts: Active, retired military, or honorably discharged former military (MIL). To verify status hunters must submit a copy of their Military Identification Card (CAC), Retired Identification Card, or DD214.

OTHR. Other, non-military (OTH) Hunts: Military and non-military can apply. Non-military is excluded from hunting inside the Restricted Area

NOTE:  There is no longer over the counter hunting permitted on Camp Navajo. All hunting permits are acquired through the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) via the draw. ONLY AUTHORIZED species to hunt on Camp Navajo: Turkey, Deer, Pronghorn & Elk, regardless of if you are tagged by AZGF.

Hunting application packets has an update. The Camp Navajo Hunter Information form
will be done electronically. Use the link provided to fill in all required information for
hunts on Camp Navajo.


2024 Spring Turkey Camp Navajo Hunt Information


All other scanned/copied documents need to be sent by email, [email protected], or mail to 1 Hughes Ave, Attn: Camp Navajo Hunting Coordinator, Bellmont, AZ 86015. Payment must be sent by mail to 1 Hughes Ave, Attn: Camp Navajo Hunting Coordinator, Bellmont, AZ 86015.

 

Spring Turkey Packets – submitted by February 28th of hunt year

Fall Deer & Turkey Packets – submitted by August 7th of hunt year

Fall Pronghorn & Elk Packets – submitted by June 30th of hunt year

Hunting packets received after deadline will have a $500 FEE added to processed by the Camp Navajo MWR Office.

For additional Hunter Helpers or Vehicles, please use links below

Additional Hunter Helpers - Camp Navajo Hunt Information - Additional/Updated Hunter Helpers 


Additional Vehicles - Camp Navajo Hunt Information - Additional/Updated Vehicles

 

Requirement: 

DAV/

WW/

PH

MIL

OTHR

Restricted

Area

Access

Hunter Helpers

State Driver’s License/ State Identification Card

X

X

X

 

X

Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) Hunting License

X

X

X

   

AZGFD Hunt Permit-Tag for Area 6B Camp Navajo

X

X

X

   

Hunter Safety Course Card (AZGFD, NRA, or equivalent state hunter safety education course card is acceptable) 

X

X

X

   

Camp Navajo Hunting Safety Course Certification “Orange Card”

X

X

X

 

X

Waiver of Liability  

X

X

X

 

X

Hunter Identification - electronically (SEE LINK ABOVE)

X

X

X

   

Disability Status verification

Refer to “Types of Hunts on Camp Navajo” for qualify documents

X

       

Military Status verification

Refer to “Types of Hunts on Camp Navajo” for qualify documents

 

X

     

Form 19B

Refer to “Restricted Area Access” Section

     

X

X

Security Clearance verification

Refer to “Restricted Area Access” Section

     

X

X

Payment

Refer to “Payment” Section

X

X

X

   

Arizona Game and Fish Department issue (paper or electronic) hunting tag to hunters based off the draw for that species. Camp Navajo doesn’t participate in the draw process. All paper hunting tags will have “Camp Navajo in Unit 6B Post”. No other tag will be approved without that description.

Arizona Game and Fish Department has gone to Electronic-Tags as an option for hunters. At the time of draw application, a hunter may opt in for an E-Tag. Arizona Game and Fish Department requires hunter to install specific app (see Arizona Game and Fish Department regulation) on a mobile device for real time delivery of tags and licenses. 

With electronic tags, the app gives the ability to electronically tag a harvested animal and complete the hunter questionnaire in real-time. 

To submit an electronic hunting permit tag to Camp Navajo. Hunter must screen shot mobile app tag with hunter’s name, Customer id number, Legal hunt dates, purchase date, hunt number-permit number & Legal animal. Screen shot of computer hunting portal will not be approved.

For Donated Tags/Relinquishing a drawn tag, hunters will give drawn tag back to Arizona Game and Fish Department. AZGFD will pick form next hunter in system based off the seasons draw or nonprofit companies 501©3. 
 

Completion of this course is mandatory to hunt on Camp Navajo. Starting January 2021, all hunters and hunter helpers must attend a Camp Navajo Safety Course prior to beginning their hunt. An “Orange Card” will be issued to individuals that attend the training with an expiration date of three years following the briefing date. 

If the card is lost the hunter/hunter helper will be required to pay $15 CHARGE (Paid to “State of Arizona”) for reissue of new card. A copy of the card is provided with the application packet to the Camp Navajo MWR Hunting Coordinator. There are NO exceptions to not attending this training.

2024 Camp Navajo Hunting Safety Course time & Dates

 

Russell Auditorium
Papago Park Military Reservation

5636 East McDowel Road
Phoenix, Az 85008
On Fridays at 5pm – 6:30pm

January 26th, 2024
February 23rd, 2024
March 29th, 2024
April 26th, 2024
May 31st, 2024
June 28th, 2024

Security Building 8
Camp Navajo

Bellemont, Az
On Fridays at 5pm – 6:30pm

January 19th, 2024
February 16th, 2024
March 22nd, 2024
April 19th, 2024
May 24th, 2024
June 21st, 2024
 

Register Link - https://forms.osi.apps.mil/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=D9fm-kuVEUiStgUw1vhMQ_YOCijhx05PpHpcBa_jCHxUNDkzUjYxWDFJRjY3VEVBMllHRUc2Uk1LRiQlQCN0PWcu

Authorized Area (AA): Hunters are authorized a maximum of 2 hunter helpers (Children 16 years or older) at a given time.

Restricted Area (RA): Hunters are limited to 1 hunter helper (18 years or older) at a given time. Hunter helpers must complete the same requirements of restricted area access as hunters. See RESTRICTED AREA ACCESS section for information.           

Requirements: 

  1. Complete Camp Navajo Hunting Safety Course.
  2. Sign Camp Navajo Hunting Waiver. Children ages 16-17 will have parent/guardian sign form as well.
  3. State Drivers License or State Identification Card

Limited to current and former military and current State or Federal employee (with current/valid security clearance) only. Hunters and Hunter helpers requesting access to restricted area needs to submit a Form 19b and security clearance verification to Camp Navajo MWR ([email protected]) and Ordnance Operation Department Security Manager.  Additional or questions regarding ASA access should be directed to the Ordnance Operations Department Security Manager at 928-637-0848.

  1. Form 19B. Section 3 on the form must include specific AZGFD authorized hunt dates (not a full season or year) and one form per approved hunt. For example, if the hunter is permitted for both the elk and turkey hunts two 19b forms will need to be submitted for each hunt.
  2. Security Clearance Verification. Verification must be sent directly to the Ordnance Operation Department Security Manager from security verification sources.
    • §  Active Secret clearance: Security Manager Officer must provide a memorandum stating clearance level, expiration and purpose (job title) of clearance. Must be emailed directly to Ordnance Operations Department Security Manage.
    • §  Without an Active Secret Clearence:  Complete a “national criminal search” purchased from Guardian. If hunter or hunter helper prefer to use an alternate NCIC and local check, contact Ordnance Operations Department Security Manager to verify equivalency.

 

Two separate checks (personal check/cashier’s check/money order) must be submitted with your packet to Camp Navajo. NO CASH OR CREDIT CARD are accepted.

- One check is written to “State of Arizona
- Second check is written to the “Department of the Treasury”.

If your check is returned, you will be ineligible to hunt on Camp Navajo for the current season and any fees incurred must be paid prior to being eligible to hunt on Camp Navajo in future.

No refund will be issued once Camp Navajo MWR Office has received and accessed hunting packet. 

**Mail payments to 1 Hughes Ave, Attn: Camp Navajo Hunting Coordinator, Bellemont, AZ 86015.**

 

Permit Type

Department of the Treasury

State of Arizona

Elk Rifle and Archery

$20.00

$65.00

Antelope Archery

$20.00

$65.00

Deer

$10.00

$35.00

Turkey

$10.00

$35.00