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Fishing For Kids

Annual Event Information:

Each year, we invite families from 3 charitable organizations in the area.

        • Big Brothers / Big Sisters of SJ 
        • The Variety Club of Phila.  The Variety Club is a large charity in Phila that has a campus in the suburbs that runs summer camps for kids with disabilities
        • The Challenge League of Fort Washington PA (they are a little league for kids with disabilities

Overall, we have about 130 people attend.

The event is run by the OC Yacht Club and the OC Marlin and Tuna Club.  We share equally in the responsibilities of hosting the event. 

        • OCM&TC handles the on the water activities
        • OCYC handles the on shore activities

Members of the 2 clubs donate their time and their boats to take the families out fishing on the waters around OC.  There are about 25 fishing boats that participate ranging from a 50 foot sportfishing boat to 21 foot center consoles.