Future Fisherman Foundation Announces 5th “Train the Trainers” seminar in Salt Lake City March 19th & 20th

The Future Fisherman Foundation and the Utah Department of Natural Resources have teamed up to offer the 5th in a series of Aquatic Education and Fishing Skills workshops. These events are designed to get more adults qualified which translate into getting more students involved in the sport.

The training seminar is set for March 19th and 20th at the Department of Natural Resources Auditorium at 1594 W N Temple Salt Lake City,  Utah 84114.

Classes will begin at on Monday from 1pm-5pm, Tuesday 9am-1pm.

“We are very excited to bring one of the Future Fisherman Foundation’s Train the Trainers” seminars to the state of Utah” stated Community Fisheries Biologist Tonya Kieffer. “Our community fisheries program continues to expand throughout the state and this will give all of our community leaders and state educators a chance to see additional training techniques and opportunities to influence students”.

The “Train the Trainers” series of seminars is made possible through a grant from the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation to the Future Fisherman Foundation. To date they have conducted seminars in Hot Springs Arkansas, Kalamazoo Michigan, Ocala Florida and Richmond Virginia.

F3 Richmond Training Participants Brave The Snow to Make Training a Huge Success!

A full class of participants braved an incoming snow storm to fill Harrowgate Elementary School in Chester Va. for the fourth in a series of five regional training seminars produced by the Future Fisherman Foundation and the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation.

Attendees were hosted by the Virginia Bass Federation and the Virginia Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries for two days of training designed to build aquatic education and youth fishing opportunities across the country. Attendees represented 6 different states and also the Island of Puerto Rico. Continue reading

FWC & F3 Partner up on ‘Train the Trainers’ Seminar

February 13, 2012 – The Future Fisherman Foundation (F3) along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission recently completed a “Train the Trainers” seminar for local schools and community volunteers in the Ft Meyers Florida area interested in aquatic education and fishing skills.

“These seminars are designed to get adults in communities involved as trainers so they can go back to their local schools and community groups and build sustainable aquatic education and fishing programs,” stated F3 Executive Director Mark Gintert.  “We like the challenge of getting more qualified adult trainers involved in programs that go well beyond one day fishing derbies so that students eventually become long term practicing anglers,” added Gintert. Continue reading

Need a Great Fundraiser for Your School or Club?

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Use the suggested selling price of $2.99 and your organization can practically double its money while sharing the Foundation message of getting students involved in the family fun sport of fishing.

Businesses also can benefit by putting these stickers on display at their checkout counters.

Proceeds from this program help the Future Fisherman Foundation continue it’s youth education by funding grant programs.