Fish & Explore takes campers to lakes, rivers and the Chesapeake Bay to catch fish, learn water safety and nature awareness, fresh and saltwater fishing basics (casting, rigging, knot tying, selecting tackle and lures and identifying fish). Campers wear lifejackets when in the water or on a boat. All gear including bait, tackle, rods, reels and life jackets is supplied.
Fish & Explore transports campers off-site to hike trails, wade in streams and walk pond and lake shores to find native wildlife. Campers observe, catch, photograph and release frogs, toads, tadpoles, salamanders, lizards, turtles, crayfish, minnows and many more small critters that live in the water and woods.
Fish & Explore takes campers off-site to paddle kayaks along local waterways, ponds and lakes. Campers learn kayaking skills while getting up close to native wildlife. Beach stops allow campers to wade and observe, catch, photograph and release frogs, toads, tadpoles, salamanders, lizards, turtles and many more small critters. Lifejackets are provided and required while kayaking.