Certified Angling Instructor Course

Lead by the BSA National Fishing Task Force

Is your Council delivering quality Fishing programs?

The course goal is to help improve council, district and unit fishing programs. Sign up and you can get qualified as a BSA Certified Angling Instructor, learn fundamental Fishing and Fly-fishing Skills, learn how to best teach Scouts those fishing skills and to have Fun!

This is a Train the Trainer Course

This conference will qualify you to become a BSA Certified Angler Instructor (CAI) recognizing that you are qualified to teach fishing, plus you will be able to qualify others to become Angling Educators in your council. You will learn the fine art of fly fishing, including casting, fly tying, key fishing knots, how to locate fish plus catch and release some local fish species. A key focus of the conference is to provide participants with knowledge on how to improve your council’s fishing resources, find local expertise, select the correct equipment at value prices, and find program helps for Cubs, Scouts, and Venture Scouts.

Who should attend?

Participants include current and future Council Camp Program Directors, Camp Fishing Staff, Merit Badge Counselors, Cub Scout Day Camp Staff, Scoutmasters, Cubmasters and Venturing Crew leaders and Scouters.  You will be prepared to instruct Scouts and Scout Leaders in fishing and fly fishing either at Boy Scout summer camp, Cub Day Camp, Scout and Cub outings.

Become a Certified Angling Instructor | No Experience Necessary
Learn to teach fishing and fly fishing to Cubs, Scouts,  Venture Scouts, and Leaders 
Lodging in Cabins and Meals Included | Course Fee: $54.00

Course Director Fred Monahan

Council Contact Mike Riley


To Register, call: Cape & Islands Council Office: (508) 362-4322