The Loggerhead Marinelife Center hosts a Kid’s Fishing Program every Saturday from October through April at the Juno Beach Pier.
Children who attend the fishing program will learn the basic fishing techniques including knot tying, casting, proper release protocols, and species identification. They will also learn about the conversation of the ocean, habit protection, sea turtle recuses, and the importance of collecting and recycling the fishing line.
The program runs on Saturday mornings from 9 am to 11 am at the Juno Beach Pier. The next one is this Saturday, March 30th. Registration is required due to limited space. The children who attend will leave the fishing program with the experience and knowledge needed to be a responsible angler.
The program costs $10 dollars and is geared from children ages 7 through 12. All fishing gear will be provided. Click here to register.
In addition to the Kid’s Fishing Program the center is hosting their Jr. Vet Lab at 11 am, 1 pm and 2 pm tomorrow. The Jr. Vet Lab is aimed for young aspiring veterinarians. The Junior Vet Lab can accommodate up to 10 children in their 30-minute program. The program aims to educate children on the process of sea turtle rescue, rehabilitation, and release, they will also be taught the common illness and injuries that affect the turtles. The cost to attend is free. Visit their website to register for the 11 am, 1 pm and 2 pm class.
The Juno Beach Pier is located on the beach across from the Loggerhead Marinelife Center located at 14200 US Highway 1 in Juno Beach.