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Youth Camp Volunteers

Sign up for the 2017 Youth River Conservation and Fly Fishing Day Camp is now open. See our Youth Camp page.

Mentor Dave Piske and Tyler
Tyler and Mentor Dave Piske
Jayson and Mentor Lee Evans
Jayson and Mentor Lee Evans

You can sign up to volunteer online below. Volunteers are needed for this July 31-August 5 Youth River Conservation and Fly Fishing Day Camp. We will have 15 youths ages 14-17, and need 1:1 Mentors with fly fishing skills and knowledge competency to instruct and supervise. Major activities time frames and additional details are below.

Sign up as a Volunteer Mentor

Indicate your interest(s) in volunteering by clicking one or more of the check boxes below. Please add your name, email address and phone number below.

  • Monday PM Flycasting. (4:30-5:45 Huidekoper Park) Need 15
  • Tuesday PM Fly Tying Introduction. (12:00-3:00 LifePoint Church) Need 6
  • Tuesday PM Casting/Line Management. (3:00-5:30 Poudre River at Legacy Park) Need 15
  • Wednesday AM Stillwater Fishing. (8:00-11:00 Swift Ponds) Need 15
  • Wednesday PM Restoration Project. (1:00-5:00 Big “T” North Fork) Need 6
  • Thursday AM Electrofishing-Fish I.D. (8:00-11:00 Lower Poudre River) Need 12
  • Thursday PM Wade Fishing (12:00-5:30 near Hatchery M.P. 84) Need 15
  • Friday AM Fly Tying Intermediate. (8:15-11:30 LifePoint Church) Need 6
  • Friday PM Snorkeling, Insect Collection & Entomology. (12:30-5:00 Poudre River at Legacy Park) Need 8
  • Saturday All day Fishing Rocky Mountain National Park. (8:00-5:00 Cub Creek-Moraine Park area) Need 15
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You may download the preliminary Day Camp Schedule (pdf 151 KB) for a detailed daily schedule. Please contact Youth Information to email any questions you may need answered before deciding to volunteer.

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  • Monday July 31, Dry land casting: Requires solid dry land, back and roll-casting capability to help youths following instructions from the central lead instructor.
  • Tuesday August 1, Fly tying (Introduction): Requires solid basic fly tying capability to help youths succeed following instructions from the central lead instructor.
  • Tuesday August 1, Fly Casting Practice: Requires casting and reading the water proficiency to help with one-on-one, on-river, back and roll casting instruction, and how to read the water.
  • Wednesday August 2, Still Water Fishing: Requires at least basic warm waters fishing knowledge to help the campers be successful shore casting for bass in ponds at Swift Ponds.
  • Wednesday August 2, Restoration Project: We need eight volunteers to help oversee a conservation planting project on the North Fork of the Big Thompson above Drake.
  • Thursday August 3, Wade Fishing: Requires solid basic river casting, reading water, fly selections and dry/nymph/streamer fly techniques competency. Campers will have already received back and roll casting, reading the water and other basic instructions, and need one-on-one practice under close, knowledgeable adult guidance. Location will be in the upper Poudre Canyon.
    Electro-fish and identify species: Wading stamina and skill required to assist campers in the water participating in electro-fishing, and also identifying fish collected. We will need a dozen volunteers for this session led by Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologists and Interns.
  • Friday August 4, Fly Tying-Intermediate: Requires solid intermediate fly tying capability to help youths succeed following instructions from the central lead instructor.
  • Friday August 4, Snorkeling and Insect Collection: Volunteers Friday afternoon to provide safety supervision during the in-river snorkeling, entomology, and “match the hatch” activities being taught by lead instructors.
  • Saturday August 5, Wade Fishing/Casting: Requires solid basic river casting, reading water, fly selections and dry/nymph/streamer fly techniques competency. Campers will have already received back and roll casting, reading the water and other basic instructions, and need one-on-one practice under close, knowledgeable adult guidance. Location will be Cub Creek in the Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Interested volunteers should bookmark this page and check often for updates.

Contact Youth Information for more Day Camp information or to discuss volunteer opportunities.

Other Youth Outreach programs: Youth Day Camp, Trout In the Classroom, Youth Water Festivals, CSU 5 Rivers Fly Fishing Club, and Colorado TU Youth Camp.

Last updated on 27 Apr, 2017