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Location: Mount Vernon Rec Center

  • June 24 - June 28
  • Mount Vernon Rec Center
  • 8:30 - 4:30
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  • Young Anglers
  • Age Group: 7 - 10

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.

Pick up at Mount Vernon Recreation Center
2017 Belle View Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22307

  • July 8 - July 12
  • Mount Vernon Rec Center
  • 8:30 - 4:30
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  • Paddle and Explore II
  • Age Group: 10 - 16

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.

Pick up at Mount Vernon Recreation Center
2017 Belle View Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22307

  • July 15 - July 19
  • Mount Vernon Rec Center
  • 8:30 - 4:30
  • REGISTER NOW
  • Native Animal Explorers
  • Age Group: 7 - 10

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.

Pick up at Mount Vernon Recreation Center
2017 Belle View Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22307

  • July 22 - July 26
  • Mount Vernon Rec Center
  • 8:30 - 4:30
  • REGISTER NOW
  • Young Anglers
  • Age Group: 7 - 10

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.

Pick up at Mount Vernon Recreation Center
2017 Belle View Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22307

  • August 5 - August 9
  • Mount Vernon Rec Center
  • 8:30 - 4:30
  • REGISTER NOW
  • Native Animal Explorers
  • Age Group: 7 - 10

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.

Pick up at Mount Vernon Recreation Center
2017 Belle View Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22307

  • August 12 - August 16
  • Mount Vernon Rec Center
  • REGISTER NOW
  • Paddle and Explore I
  • Age Group: 8 - 12

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.

Pick up at Mount Vernon Recreation Center
2017 Belle View Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22307