December 13th, 2013 - 4:44 pm § in 2015 update

2015 Academy

The 2015 application period has now closed . Acceptance notifications will be sent out by May 10, 2015.

The Academy will be the last week of June, (21-27).


  • Co-educational, ages 12 – 16.
  • Curriculum focuses on conservation, natural resource stewardship, and fly fishing essentials.
  • Fly fishing classes include fly casting, fly tying, knot tying, reading water, and water safety.
  • Morning and evening fly fishing activities on Nisqually Pond and Deschutes River.
  • On-the-water aquatic macro invertebrate sampling activity.
  • Career discovery opportunities.
  • Faculty and staff include wildlife resource professionals, northwest fly fishing and fly tying professionals and enthusiasts, and local fishing club volunteers.

Cost, including food and lodging: $300

Applications for the 2016  Academy will be accepted starting January 1, 2016.

2015 Academy Flyer

2015 Academy Application