Thompson County Park - Take a Kid Fishing - June 09, 2024 - 6.09: Take a Kid Fishing - Fishing Assistant


General Description

Help our kids get hooked on fishing fun! With support from event staff, help our little anglers with baiting hooks, untangling lines, and taking off fish! Some basic fishing experience is helpful but not required (we will show you the ropes) and no fishing license is needed. Dress for the weather, you’ll be outside in full sun by the lake. Lunch will be provided with vegetarian and gluten free options available.



360 Butler Avenue East

West St. Paul, MN 55118

(Driving directions)



Sunday, June 09

11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist participants with fishing on the fishing dock – tying knots, hooking fish, baiting hooks, taking fish off the hook, etc.
  • Assist event staff as needed
  • Help participants practice safe dock and fishing manners
  • Control crowd flow while on the dock  


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be 16 or older (15 and under can volunteer with an adult)
  • Event will be outside
  • Must enjoy working with people
  • Fishing knowledge (basic) is required


Minimum Time Commitment

4 hours


Activity Level

Easy - May include light work or walking short distances over relatively level terrain. Comfortable shoes recommended.


Contact Information

Garrett Zaffke | Community Relations and Volunteer Services Coordinator

Dakota County Communications

1590 Highway 55| Hastings, MN 55033

Direct: (651) 438-4635 | Fax: (651) 438-4405 | Email:


Qualifications Required

  • Accepted Data Privacy Notice - Tennessen Notice Must be Yes
  • Signed Volunteer Waiver Must be at least Yes

Schedule Summary

This activity has the following schedule

Date Start Time End Time
Sunday, June 09, 2024 11:30 AM 3:30 PM