Hosted by Reeling4Recovery 

“How proud of herself she was, to see her so happy, and knowing that our community was able to host events like this for kids like my daughter.” – Parent of Participant, Chateaugay


“Watching the kid’s excitement from the minute they arrived at the boat launch, till they returned back. And watching them catch fish after fish was truly enjoyable.” – Boat Captain, Chateaugay Lake

This is a C.A.S.T. for Kids event designed to provide children with disabilities, ages 6 years or older, the opportunity to enjoy a quality outdoor recreational experience through the sport of fishing. Take to the water with C.A.S.T. for an unforgettable morning of fishing and boating!

Event Itinerary

Our C.A.S.T. for Kids events include lots of fun and celebration! You can expect 2-3 hours of fishing, a delicious lunch and an awards celebration where your child will receive a personalized plaque. The event will start at 7:00 am and will end at 12:00 pm. Please note a parent or guardian must be present with your child for the entirety of the event. If you are volunteering for this event you should expect about 6-7 hours of time at event, arriving before participants and staying after to help wrap things up. This is a day of fishing the children, families and volunteers will never forget! 

Register a Child Fishing Participant                  Register as a Volunteer Boater Participant

Register as a Shore Volunteer Participant

Event Location

Chateaugay Lake Boat Launch
Route 374 Boat Launch Road
Merrill, NY (map)


Event Contacts

Event Coordinator
Jeremiah Haley
(518) 335-5375


Video From A Memorable C.A.S.T. for Kids Moment


Thanks To Our Event Sponsors

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