A scenic shot of a New Hampshire lake


We believe providing fun, hands-on, learning experiences for kids is the best way to spark passion in the future lake leaders of our communities.

Watershed Warriors

The NH LAKES Watershed Warrior activity circuit encourages participants to experience hands-on fun while learning about lake ecology and simple everyday things they can do to help keep lakes healthy. All Watershed Warriors earn a multicolored patch and certificate. Learn more about this program here.

A man and young girl ice fishing on a New Hampshire lake

Lake Explorer Quest

Get out and explore New Hampshire’s lakes by paddling through our Lake Explorer Quest Program! Not only will you enjoy the outdoors and get some exercise, you will learn about safe boating and how to clean your boat to prevent the spread of invasive species. Document your explorations with NH LAKES to earn an official Lake Explorer Quest patch. Learn more about this program here.

Let’s Go Fishing Program

The New Hampshire Fish and Game’s Let’s Go Fishing Program offers classes that teach basic ecological concepts, introductory fishing skills, and new ways to enjoy the outdoors. Classes are designed for first-time anglers and are taught statewide, year-round, by trained volunteer instructors. Learn more about this program here.

Watershed Education Program

New Hampshire Fish and Game offers an exciting and free Watershed Education Program that put students where the action is in their local watershed. Students become Citizen Scientists, studying and working with local community partners to improve and maintain healthy aquatic ecosystems for fish and wildlife. Learn more about this program here.