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Northwest Youth Conservation & Fly Fishing Academy

Northwest Youth Conservation & Fly Fishing Academy

The 2020 Academy enrollment period is now open. Applications will be accepted till April 15 2020

The  Academy will be the last full week of June 2020.


  • 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 local ponds 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 2020  Academy must be received by April 15, 2020.

The number of attendees is limited

Academy Brochure

2020 Application

Academy Flyer