LDWF Hosting Kids Fishing Day Camp in June at Woodworth Outdoor Education Center

Release Date: 05/20/2013

May 20, 2013 -- The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is hosting a Kids Fishing Day Camp for children 10 to 15 years of age at Woodworth Outdoor Education Center from June 10 to 13, 2013.
 
The Monday through Thursday day camp will provide activities from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the education center located at 661Robinson Bridge Road in Woodworth, south of Alexandria.  The camp is designed to create future, responsible anglers by providing campers with an appreciation for the sport of fishing and the basic skills needed to enjoy this outdoor recreation activity.
 
Campers will be supervised by LDWF education staff and volunteers during activities that will include  how to rig fishing equipment, fish identification, boating safety, cast netting, kayak fishing, how to clean the catch and much more.
 
Registration fees are $75.00 per child and the camp is limited to the first 20 participants registered. Lunch will be provided daily and each child will receive a rod/reel combo and stocked tackle box provided by the Association of Louisiana Bass Clubs.
 
For more information, or to obtain a registration form, contact Angela Capello at (318) 748-6914 or acapello@wlf.la.gov. Registration forms are also available via the LDWF website at 2013 Woodworth Fishing Camp registration form