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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

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

 

 

Camp for Kids - 2016

KIDS LEARN FISHING AND BOATING AT SUMMER DAY CAMP
AT THE FLORIDA SCRUB-JAY TRAIL

JUNE 13-17,  JUNE 20-24  and  JUNE  27-July 1, 2016

Registration is now open for kids, ages 9-15, to enjoy a week of fishing and boating at the Florida Scrub-Jay Trail, 11490 Monte Vista Road in Clermont this summer.
Three one week camps will be offered: June 13 to 17, June 20 to 24, and June 27 to July 1, 2016, from 8:30am-4:30pm. Campers will be given their own rod, reel and tackle box loaded with tackle to use during the week and take home to keep. Once trained, campers will set out onto Flag Lake piloting their own boats for a great fishing experience.

Training will be led by Dean Morris, professional fisherman and Lake County Chapter Vice-President of the Teen Sport Fishing Association. Training includes how to fish, fish biology, catch and release techniques, fish habitats, boating safety and navigation, oaring and trolling motor operation, bait and lure preferences, bag limits, rod and reel assembly, types of knots, casting technique, cast nets, fish cleaning, and water quality testing.

Competitive events will include: Fishing Tournaments, Rowing Competitions, and Casting Contests. At the end of the week, campers will treat their families to a Fish Fry and fishing on the lake.

Tuition for the camp is $225 for the week
($215 if paid by cash or check)

Class size will be limited to assure personalized instruction.
Acceptance will be on a first come first served basis.

This program is presented by The Florida Scrub-Jay Consortium in partnership with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish Florida and the Florida Youth Conservation Center Network.

To further information, 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

Special Thanks to our Generous Sponsors

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Fish Florida: www.fishfloridatag.org
Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network

... And to our Wonderful Donors

National Wildlife Federation
Matlack Tree Farm
Oakwood Smokehouse & Grill
Publix Super Markets
Bass Pro Shops
Spiro's Pizza - Clermont

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