PARENTS & EDUCATORS
The PA Fish and Boat Commission has many programs and materials available for educators. The Commission is also fortunate to have hundreds of volunteers throughout the state that provide a number of services for the anglers and boaters of PA.
Activities & Education Portal
PFBC’s Activities & Education Portal, is a FREE online resource where youth, parents, teachers and informal educators can find fun, educational and skill building videos and numerous, PRINTABLE activity sheets, coloring pages, PLAY Newsletters and publications by topic (e.g. aquatic resources, fish, amphibians, reptiles, fishing, kayak fishing, fly fishing, water safety and paddle sports). This portal provides multiple ways of discovery and interaction. Each category includes coloring pages, crafts, skills building activities, videos, publications and more.
Publications found on this online resource are not available in print, but are saved in PDF format for easy printing at your home/school!
Fishing Tackle Loaner Program
Locations that provide free loans of equipment.
KARE (Keystone Aquatic Resources Education)
Environmental workshops for educators, a great way for K-12 teachers to meet the Environmental Education mandates.
Growing up WILD -- early childhood education program
Trout in the Classroom
Trout in the Classroom (TIC) is a conservation-oriented, interdisciplinary, environmental education program for students grades 3-12. Designed to incorporate environmental education into school curriculums, TIC is implemented during the school year, September to May.
Course schedules of training for educators.
Aquatic field study
Permit information for collecting aquatic life.