The NLC Youth Education Workgroup, in 2011, began a project to identify the common “Core Values” of the Headwaters Youth Education Initiative, which was begun by TU staff members lead by Franklin Tate.
The Youth Education Workgroup created a Core Values survey which asked NLC’s, State... [ READ MORE... ]
Just now, in the cold and gray of winter, we can imagine the bright, warm summer. For many teens, that summer will include a week at trout camp! These camps include fly fishing, casting, fly tying, and technique, as well as great conservation lessons and service projects.
For most camps, the... [ READ MORE... ]
Does anyone ever ask you what TU's Headwaters Youth Program is all about? Do you ever wish you had an easy way to share all that we do with other TU members or program partners from other organizations?
Luckily, TU has a number of great videos that show and tell all that we and our youth members... [ READ MORE... ]
Tonight the NLC Education Workgroup met on conference call, and they asked The YLC to provide some input specifically: What might a TU chapter try to get local high school and college aged kids involved? This includes kids who have already gone to TU camps. Please reply with ideas so we can... [ READ MORE... ]
Logan attended the third annual national TU Teen Summit, held this past summer in the Driftless Area in Wisconsin. We appreciated Logan's reflections on what makes TU tick.
TU chapter: Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter
Favorite stream: Timber Coulee in Driftless Wisconsin
On being outside: I... [ READ MORE... ]
Does your chapter or council have a youth leader in it—as in, a leader who is a young person? Young people in their teens and early twenties take on MANY leadership roles at TU. Here are just a few of the ways they can be involved:
· Chapter leaders – teens can be members of Chapter... [ READ MORE... ]
Hey guys it's Ryan Heisler,
Hey i just think it would be cool for everyone who's going to the summit to add what their looking forward too the most to this post! i look forward to talking to all of you about how TU has changed you as a person, and i'd be lying if i said i didn't care about the... [ READ MORE... ]
Hello, my name is Austin Chu and I'm from Washington. Although I am a second time summiteer, I still feel pretty new to TU and I'm always looking for more ways to get involved.As for fishing.... I love to fly fish, but I also gear fish quite a lot. When I fish, I usually carry both a fly rod and a... [ READ MORE... ]
This is a simple but must have pattern for the summit.
tied on a size 6 to 10 long shank hook with a conehead
black 3/0 thread (ideal)
Black marabou or dubbing for the tail, and for the body (spun in a loop)
optional black estaz chenille under the body
Hello,My name is Logan Ambrookian. I am 14 years old and I will be attending the Teen Summit. I live in Eastern Wisconsin and I regularly fish the Driftless Area. Fly fishing is not only a hobby for me, but it is my life. Fly tying is also a passion of mine. I look forward to meeting you all!