The mission of the Core Sound Decoy Carvers Guild includes the following:
- To document the history of decoy making and its development as a folk art form.
- To increase awareness and appreciation of waterfowl and the need for protection of its natural habitat.
- To provide demonstrations of traditional decoy making through workshops, classes and daily demonstrations.
- To bring to this area decoy carvers, collectors, artists, photographers and waterfowl writers from other waterfowl regions of the United States.
- To develop educational youth outreach programs.
- To provide an annual decoy festival thereby presenting a showcase of decoy carving and wildfowl related art.