Cub Scout Fishing Derby Registration
Cub Scout Fishing Derby Registration
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Cub Scout Fishing Derby
Date/Time
Last Day To Register
5/27/2024
Location
Camp Pine Mountian - 565 Old West Point Road
West Point, GA 31833, US
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June 1, 2024
Camp Pine Mountain
565 Old West Point Road, West Point, GA 31833

Check-in 8:00 am - 8:45
Event 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

$17.00 per Scout/Sibling
Registration closes on Monday, May 27, 2024 at Midnight. NO ONSITE REGISTRATION

Fee includes Program Supplies, Hot Dog Lunch, and Awards.
The event is open to all Cub Scouts or Siblings, Lion/Kindergarten – AOL/5th Grade.
Register Early! - We are taking 15 youth per age group

Schedule of Events
Check-in:                                  8:00 am – 8:45 am
Fishing Adventures:                 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Fishing Derby                          10:00 am -12:00 pm
Lunch                                      12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Awards                                    12:45 pm – 1:00 pm

Fishing Adventures
We are excited to offer Cub Scouts the opportunity to earn their first belt loop of the Summer and to complete 1 of the 3 summer activities needed to earn the Summertime Fun belt loop!
The following fishing themed Cub Scout Adventures will be taught from 9:00 am – 10:00 am. 

*Lions – Go Fishing                       *Tigers – Fish On                          *Wolves – A Wolf Goes Fishing
*Bears – A Bear Goes Fishing        *Webelos – Catch the Big One     *AOL – Fishing

All adventure requirements will be met as long as the youth are checked in on time, attend the entire class session, and participate in the Fishing Derby.  During the awards all Cub Scouts that finish their requirements will receive their belt loop that day!

Fishing Derby Rules and Requirements for Cub Scouts/Siblings

  • Youth must be accompanied by an adult and use the buddy system when moving about the area.
  • Fishing for the Derby begins at 10:00 am when the horn blows and ends at 12:00 pm horn blows.
  • ADULTS CANNOT REEL IN FISH. Adults may assist (help bait the hook, help cast the line, and take fish off the hook) and coach their youth.  The youth must reel in the fish. Your youth will be disqualified if, in the opinion of the judges, a parent does more than assist.  All catches MUST be youth caught, in spirit of the Cub Scout Fishing Derby.
  • Bring your lawn chairs, sunscreen, bug spray, and water to stay hydrated.
  • LEAVE NO TRACE is in effect.  All debris, trash, bait, and tackle must be removed from the fishing site when you leave. A Scout leaves a place better than they found it!
  • You are welcome to bring your own food and beverages and they can be eaten anytime as long as all food items are at least 50 feet from the water's edge.  (Sodas and water are welcomed – NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES)

Qualifying Equipment

  • Youth must furnish their own fishing equipment to include fishing pole/rod and reel, hooks, fishing line, bobbers, bait, buckets  etc.
  • NO ARTIFICIAL LURES may be used. Youth must use natural bait such as live worms, crickets, grubs, dough balls, etc. 
  • Only one fishing rod per youth and it must be tended.
  • NO STRINGERS PLEASE.  Bucket will be needed for your catch. Each scout must transport fish in a bucket to keep their catch in. Scouts can share buckets.
  • Place any fish in your bucket filled with lake water and bring to catch measure/weigh station immediately.
  • DO NOT SAVE YOUR CATCH. The Catch must immediately be taken to the measure/weigh station.  DECEASED FISH WILL NOT COUNT AS A QUALIFIED CATCH.
  • Please release catch immediately after measuring and weighing is completed. This is a catch and release event only.

Lunch
LUNCH is PROVIDED for all registered youth.  Each registered Scout will receive a ticket for a Hot Dog, Chips, and Drink.
Parent/Guardians can pre-order a Hot Dog Meal for $6.00 during registration.  We will also have our concession stand open with refreshments and snacks.
Parents are also welcome to bring a picnic lunch.


Award Categories
There are 3 classes for youth.

  1. Lions (Kindergarten) and Tigers (1st grade)
  2. Wolf (2nd grade) and Bears (3rd grade)
  3. Webelos (4th grade) and Arrow of Light (5th grade)

Each youth class will be based on the following 3 categories:

  • Longest Fish
  • Heaviest Fish
  • Most Fish Caught
  • 1st Fish Caught

Judging Guidelines

  • If there is a Tie for longest or heaviest fish, the winner will be determined by who caught the most fish.
  • If there is a Tie for most fish, the winner will be determined by total inches of fish caught
    No multiple Awarding
    Youth will be awarded only 1 award per class.
    Judge’s decision is Final

Winners will be announced, and awards will be distributed at12:45 PM at the conclusion of lunch.

Cost
$17.00 per Lions/ Kindergarten Fall 2024
$17.00 per Tigers/ 1st Grade Fall 2024
$17.00 per Wolves/ 2nd Grade Fall 2024
$17.00 per Bears/ 3rd Grade Fall 2024
$17.00 per Webelos/ 4th Grade Fall 2024
$17.00 per AOL's/ 5th Grade Fall 2024
Cancellation Policy
A full refund will be honored if requested on or before 5/27/2024. NO refunds will be honored on or after 5/28/2024.

George and Jo Jeter Scout Service Center
1237 First Avenue
Columbus, GA 31901
Phone: 706-327-2634

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