Kids Fly Fishing Camp

KIDS' FLY FISHING DAY CAMP | 2020 Dates: June 22-26, July 6-10, & July 27-31

The Perfect Introduction to Fly Fishing For Your Child

We are excited to offer the perfect fly fishing learning experience for your child. Hosted on local Boulder waters, this co-ed kids’ camp will build a foundation for a lifetime of learning about fly fishing. Safety and a quality fishing experience is our #1 goal of the camps, and your child will leave excited and wanting to spend their free-time outdoors.

Pre Camp Points

  • Confirm your child is not experiencing COVID-19 symptoms
  • Confirm your child has not been traveling out of the country and/or interacted with COVID-19 patients or healthcare workers
  • Inform clients and campers that they are required to wear a mask during the trip and gloves are recommended. (Children under 12 not required by state of CO – mask mandate in place until June 15th)
  • Clients and campers are required to bring their own water, bug spray, and sunscreen to avoid transmission
  • Revised camp hours:  9am-3pm except for day 1 where the camper receives their gear

Daily Camper Expectations

  • Parents monitor their child’s temperature each morning and report it into the FRA Guide
  • Dropping and picking up your child at the daily camp location – Venues will favor certain Boulder County lakes/ponds where we can ensure proper distancing and safety
  • Social Distancing, face masks and gloves required will be worn at all times
  • Bring proper clothing layers for the day, including rain gear
  • Kids will need to have their own sunglasses, hand sanitizer, sunscreen and bug spray that they can apply themselves and bottle(s) of water for the day
  • Supply your own bag lunch
  • Recommend – The child has his or her own rod/reel
  • Each camper receives their own flies from the guides for the week
  • Campers are not allowed in the shop as years past to pick out flies etc. All flies will be preselected by the guides and or a large box of flies brought to the camp day by the guides.

Daily Camp Guide Expectations

  • Guides are required to use a face mask and gloves during the guide trip
  • Personal equipment will be sanitized before and after every trip to ensure client/guide safety
  • There are spray bottles in the guide shed that will be filled with eco-friendly detergent to clean waders, boots, rod, reels, and other equipment before and after clients use it
  • Guides may will take these spray bottles on their Camp trips to sanitize gear before the Kids touch it  (including rods, reels, sunglasses, and other gear)

Other Daily Routines

  • Guides will meet the kids at the daily fishing location that may have a  restroom, shelter from bad weather/sun or hand washing station
  • Refrain from standing right next to your camper or guide and use a rod length rule
  • Guides will bring an extra fly rod to use as a pointer to instruct campers where to cast, demonstrate casting, hook set, drift, etc..
  • Kids safety is priority number one, if they need help wading across the river, getting up or down ledges, falling in river, etc., guides will help them
  • Pictures will only be taken with guide’s cameras and emailed to parents
  • Form small break-out groups at one location for the entire day
  • Frequent water breaks to prevent overheating

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