“All of the kids and adults had such a great time! It was a very rewarding experience for all involved. The smiles were worth getting up early for!” – Volunteer Boater, Lake Hartwell


“My grandson rarely smiles, and I saw him smile real genuine smiles all day! My whole family made the same comments when they saw the pictures! It was such a blessing!” – Grandparent of Participant, Lake Hartwell

This is a C.A.S.T. for Kids event designed to provide children with special needs, ages 6 – 18, 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 8:00am and will end at 1:00pm. 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!

Event Location

Lake Hartwell – Gum Branch Boat Ramp
1352 Vanna Waller Road
Hartwell, GA (map)


Event Contacts

Event Coordinator
Joe Richardson
(404) 275-8303

Registration Coordinator
Rhonda Davis
(706) 599-2272


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

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