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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



Summer Camp for Kids - 2023

JUNE 5-9 and JUNE 12-16, 2023

JUNE 19-23, 2023

The 10th annual Fishing and Basic Boating Skills Camp at the Florida Scrub-Jay Trail, 11490 Montevista Road in Clermont, will be offered this year in the summer.
This 5-day camp is offered to boys and girls, ages 9 to 15, Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 4:30.

Skills to be learned include fishing technique, boating safety and navigation, trolling motor and oaring operation, knot tying, tackle selection, casting, cast netting, fish cleaning and much more. Campers will receive their own rod, reel and tackle box stocked with all the tackle they will need during camp, and to take home.

Tournaments will determine the largest and smallest fish caught (catch and release), boating skills slalom course timed event, casting accuracy, and cast netting skills. Prizes will be awarded to the winners in each category.

The week will end with a family Fish Fry and boat rides offered by the new campers.

An Advanced Fishing and Boating Camp will also be offered this Summer. For eligibility requirements and curriculum details, see further below.

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

Tuition for the Advanced Camp is $300 for the week
($290 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.

Any pre-paid reservation in the Camp is NOT complete until you
contact us via phone (352) 429-5566 or email bruce@scrubjaytrail.org
to obtain a registration form and confirm that spot in
the Fishing and Basic Boating Skills Camp.

SUMMER:   June 5-9

"First-time Campers" - $225

Fishing and Basic Boating Skills Camp

SUMMER:   June 12-16

"Second time campers with their siblings" - $225

Fishing and Boating Skills Camp

SUMMER:   June 19-23

"Return campers with 3 years previous camp experience" - $300

Fishing and Boating Skills Camp
Registration available only as Waitlist

Waitlist call (352) 429-5566 or email bruce@scrubjaytrail.org


In order to participate in the Advanced camp, the camper must have successfully completed at least three Fishing and Basic Boating Skills Camps at the Florida Scrub-jay Trail.

The advanced curriculum includes:
-   Advance Knot Tying
-   Advance Tackle Box (filled with tackle)
-   Proper Lure Selection for Weather Condition
-   Selecting Rod and Reel for Location
-   Rod and Reel Maintenance

The Florida Scrub-Jay Consortium in partnership with FWC (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission), Fish Florida and FYCCN (Florida Youth Conservation Center Network)

Contact Bruce Brown  bruce@scrubjaytrail.org  or call (352)-429-5566  for more information.

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
Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network


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