• Camp is held annually on the third Sunday in June, starting at noon running to ~2:00 pm on the following Friday.
  • All activities will take place on or near the property of Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania. Students will have dorm lodging, meals, and class time at Messiah.
  • The majority of the time at camp will be spent in a classroom setting, but many sessions will also take place on the stream or outside. The curriculum covers various topics in conservation and fly fishing.
  • Students are provided with 3 meals per day plus an evening snack. Meals are buffet style with several entrée selections available.
  • Some classes are held in the evenings after fishing.
  • Campers receive all course materials, a camp tee shirt, hat, and flies
  • There are 10 fishing sessions on the Yellow Breeches held prior to breakfast and after dinner each day.
  • Classes are taught by more than 25 different instructors, all experts in their field.
  • Fly fishing equipment is available for loan if needed.
  • In addition to classroom time, the students all participate in constructing a stream habitat improvement project
  • The Leon Chandler Award is presented at graduation to the current student who most displays leadership qualities in the field of conservation.
  • The total cost of the camp is $400 which includes tuition, room and board.
 
 

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