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The Trailhead is located in Lake County, Florida. map

For more information, please contact info@scrubjaytrail.org
(352) 429-5566

open:
sat - wed : 8:00-5:00

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of wildlife or plants seen
on the trail to this address: photos@scrubjaytrail.org

 

 

Camp for Kids

FISHING AND BOATING CAMP FOR KIDS
AT THE FLORIDA SCRUB-JAY TRAIL

JULY 7-11  and  JULY 14-18, 2014

The Florida Scrub-Jay Trail in partnership with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will be conducting two week-long Fishing and Basic Boating Skills Camps
on July 7-11 and July 14-18, 2014.

Campers, ages 9 to 15, will enjoy a week of fishing instruction and boating skills training.

Topics to be covered include how to fish, fish biology, catch and release techniques, fish habitats, boating safety and navigation, oaring and trolling motor operation, feeding preferences, bag limits, rod and reel assembly, types of tackle, types of knots, casting, bait, cast nets, fish cleaning, and aquatic food chain observation.

Campers will be fishing from boats utilizing the boating safety skills they have learned.

Each participant will receive their own rod and reel and tackle box complete with all of the tackle they need during the camp. This is theirs to keep. There will be a fishing tournament complete with prizes and games including rowing competitions and casting contests. On the final day, campers will treat their families to a fish fry.

The camp will take place at the Florida Scrub-Jay Trail, 11490 Monte Vista Road, in Clermont. Hours are 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Tuition for the camp is $200 for the week.
Class size will be limited to 10 campers per week to assure personalized instruction. Acceptance will be on a first come first served basis.

To register, contact Bruce Brown at  info@scrubjaytrail.org  or call (352)-429-5566

The Florida Scrub-Jay Consortium is a 501(c)(3) not for profit Florida corporation.

The Florida Scrub-Jay Trail

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