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The Trailhead is located in Lake County, Florida. map

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

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 - 2015


JUNE 8-12,  JUNE 15-19  and  JUNE  22-26, 2015

Kids, ages 9-15 will enjoy a week of fishing and boating at the Florida Scrub-Jay Trail, 11490 Monte Vista Road in Clermont, FL this summer.
Three sessions will be offered: June 8 to 12, June 15 to 19, and June 22 to 26, 2015. 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 expert fishermen and include 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.

Events will include: Fishing Tournaments, Rowing Competitions, Casting Contests, and
on Friday, campers will treat their families to a Fish Fry and fishing on the lake.

Tuition for the camp is $200 for the week.
Class size will be limited 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

Special Thanks to our Generous Sponsors

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Fish Florida: www.fishfloridatag.org
Dick's Sporting Goods
Matlack Tree Farm
Denise Pyke Construction
Stone Creek Pizza Company
Oakwood Smokehouse & Grill
Smokey Valley Stone Company, Inc
Florida Landscape Brokers,Inc
Leonard H. Baird
Green Isle Gardens


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