WATCH: Community Collaborates With Melbourne Police for Kid’s Fishing Camp at Ballard Park
By Space Coast Daily // October 3, 2021
fishing camp brings the community together to promote outdoor hobbies
WATCH: The Melbourne Police Department hosted the kid’s fishing camp at Ballard Park on Saturday morning.
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The Melbourne Police Department hosted the kid’s fishing camp at Ballard Park on Saturday morning.
Officers from the Melbourne Police Department, along with volunteers from businesses throughout the city, instructed children on knot tying, wildlife conservation, tackle box equipment and casting.
“We at the Melbourne Police Department were lucky enough to have a lot of different agencies and companies be involved in this great event,” said MPD officials.
“Melbourne Parks and Recreation, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish Florida and Marine Resource Council are only a few of many different agencies who are involved in making this event a time to remember for the children of the community.”
The purpose of the fishing camp is to bring the community together to promote outdoor hobbies, teach kids how to fish safely, and educate the children on the unique ecosystem of the Indian River.
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