National Fishing in Schools Program
The National Fishing in Schools Program: (see our Mission Statement)
Follows the proven “archery in schools” system
Conducts a pilot program with a target of 10 schools in each state for the first full school year; reviews results, evaluates and make adjustments; then proceeds with statewide implementation in the 2nd school year and beyond.
Provides curriculum, training & equipment tailored to:
Middle School - grades 6, 7 & 8
High School - grades 9, 10, 11
College & University
Cooperates with the state fish & wildlife agencies, state education agencies, the outdoor industry and other public and private conservation groups.
Secures funding through the Fishing Education Foundation (FEF) to support matching fund grants to schools to acquire the "Fishing in Schools" program for their middle school, high school, college or university.
Cooperates with state partners to host an annual “FISH* Event” for qualifying students, their parents, families, teachers, etc.
* Fishing in Schools Happening
For further information, please
contact Katie Cole,