Project Description


Grades: K-5
Dates: November 17 2019, 9:30am-12:30pm
Rock Point, Burlington, meet in the main parking lot
Cost: $10-20 suggested donation. No registration required.
What to bring:
All fishing poles and tackle will be provided

** no experience required **


Come join us for a day exploring the fishing along the shore of Rock Point! 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 (that is of course if we catch a fish)!

What You’ll Learn

Knot tying
Bait & lure selection

Proper handling of catch
Cooking up a meal
Fish identification

Community Partners

This program is brought to us by seniors in UVM’s Rubenstein School capstone environmental problem-solving courses. Students in the class have partnered 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.