Project Description


Grades: K-5
Dates: July 27-31, 2020, 9am-3:30pm
Rock Point, Burlington and other nearby fishing holes

Cost: $285

** financial aid available **



Come join us for a week exploring local fishing holes in the Champlain Valley and discovering the joys and excitement of fishing! The young anglers will be introduced to the basics of fishing and learn about the roles they play as stewards of our waterways. We will also spend time learning how to clean our local catch and cook it into a delicious snack!

What You’ll Learn

Knot tying
Bait & lure selection
Fish identification

Proper handling of catch
Cooking up a meal
Ice fishing

Community Partners

Crow’s Path is an educational center based out of Rock Point, Burlington, focused on using relationships to promote, foster, create, and support opportunities for all ages to reconnect to the natural world.

UVM’s Rubenstein School seniors take a capstone environmental problem-solving courses. Through this, we are partnering with Crow’s Path to develop programming to foster young children’s connection to the lake to inspire stewardship.

Beth Carroll studies Fisheries Biology and Natural Resource Ecology. They have been on the water since a young age, working on lobster and tuna boats, sailing, and angling. Henry Freundlich focuses on conservation, justice, and environmental education and works with Flynn’s after school Birding Club and Audubon Vermont’s camps. From Long Island, he grew up fishing and kayaking. Joscie Norris studies ecology, environmental education, and art. She dabbles with fishing and loves to canoe, climb, and swim in chilly lakes and rivers.