“Felt included with people who have the same abilities. Was not afraid to attempt a new sport or activity” –Participant, Lake Thunderbird


“These children and families leave lasting impressions on everyone that works the event. The smiles mean the world to me.”- Shore Volunteer, Lake Thunderbird

This is a C.A.S.T. for Kids event designed to provide children with disabilities, 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 Location

Lake Thunderbird
Norman, Oklahoma (map)

Event Contacts

Event Coordinator
Susie Snider

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



For more event photos (from several years of past events) see Les Cummings SmugMug page

Thanks To Our Event Sponsors

SEF Energy, Thru Tubing Solutions, Horn Equipment Co.,Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department, Thunderbird State Park, Lake Thunderbird Boat House, Lake, Thunderbird Educational Foundation, Thunderbird Sailing Club, OKC Lions Club, Little River Marina, Oklahoma Lake Patrol, Edmond Elks Lodge, ENF Homeland Stores, BMI Systems, A & B Rent-All, Alameda Market number 255, Blue Heron Communications, Canadian Valley Bait, Country Corner Store, Arvest Bank, Cabela’s, Hiland Dairy, Legends Restaurant, Miles Associates, Andy Rieger, Norman Transcript, Oklahoma Electric Cooperative, Rococo Restaurants and Catering, Dr. Camisa Stewart Cummings, Cadence Fishing, Flambeau, Lews, Susie Snider – Thunderbird State Park, Ashley Dixson – Les Cummings – Lake Thunderbird Educational Foundation, Steven Perkins, Greg Snider, Mysti Slawinski

C.A.S.T. Covid-19 Event Policy and Procedures

The C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation will be holding all 2022 events in compliance with state and local guidelines for Covid-19.  We will be following these guidelines for the safety, health and well-being of our participants, families, volunteers and staff.  We encourage all in attendance to follow local and state Covid guidelines in place at the time of each event. It will be impossible to guarantee the safety of all C.A.S.T. participants and volunteers. Please consider each of your individual risks associated with the Covid-19 pandemic when making your decision to attend any C.A.S.T. event.