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Black Girls Fish & Black Boys Boat

Day 1

August 12, 2023

Fishing FUNdamentals!

This is an outdoor event at Falls Lake for 30 participants ages 8 – 12.

Schedule and topics will include:

10 am -  Children arrive, Check-in, Eat Breakfast


Begin  Learning Stations: Tying Knots, Baiting Hooks, Parts of the Rod, Casting


Lunch, Review, Feedback Survey

3 pm  -  Pickup

Day 2

August 13, 2023

On Water Boating Event

This is an outdoor, on-water boating event at Falls Lake for 30 participants ages 8 – 12. Topics will include:


  • Boat Safety

  • Parts of the Boat

  • Types of Boat Fishing: Kite-fishing, Trolling, Bottom fishingReading sonars and compass

  • Boat Driving Lessons

  • More Shore Fishing! 

Drop-off time is 10:00 am and Pickup is 3:00 pm.


This program is a 2-day program. The cost for the program has been funded by a grant provided by the National Parks Foundation.

To be eligible for participation, your child must commit to being present for both event days: SaturdayAugust 12, 2023, and Sunday, August 13, 2022.

Space is limited. Registration will close on July 14, 2023 and selected participants will be notified by July 19, 2023

If your child is selected you will receive an email confirmation with further instructions and action items to secure their registration.

For questions or volunteer opportunities please contact 

Erica Quillet at


One application per child. The camp is open to first-time campers only. If we are unable to fill our slots we will open the application up to return campers. 

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