January 2nd, 2016 - 4:44 pm § in 2015 update

Northwest Youth Conservation & Fly Fishing Academy

Northwest Youth Conservation & Fly Fishing Academy

Due to the current Virus Outbreak the 2020 Academy has been canceled.

We made this decision with the safety of the students and staff as our highest priority.


  • 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