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

2015 Academy

The 2015 application period has now opened. 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 2015  Academy will be accepted starting January 1, 2015.

2015 Academy Flyer

2015 Academy Application