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This is the first installment in a series of reflections on the 4th annual Teen Summit.  Andrew C attended the Tri-State Youth Camp in Virginia and placed in the camp essay contest.  This was his first year at the Summit.  This meaningful reflection from Andrew C signifies the power that the YLC [ READ MORE... ]
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Pictured above is Andrew D in the center with two other Summiteers, Andrew and Quinton. This is the second installment in a series of reflections on the 4th annual Teen Summit.   Andrew D is a 14 year old frome New Jersey and was the 2014 Camp Essay winner.  This was his first year at the Summit [ READ MORE... ]
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This is the first installment in a series of reflections on the 4th annual Teen Summit.   Zachary joined 24 other exemplary teens for the 4th annual Teen Summit in Cullowhee, NC to participate in leadership sessions, conservation activities, and fly fishing. Next year, Zach will be attending Rio [ READ MORE... ]
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By Sam Sedillo   A child will never forget the first time he or she goes fly fishing. This truism was evident as Trout Unlimited hosted its third annual Sierra Trout Camp at the University of California Berkeley’s Sagehen Creek Field Station in the Tahoe National Forest on July 11. Twenty boys [ READ MORE... ]
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We are excited to announce the 4th annual Trout Unlimitited (TU) Teen Summit, to be held at the end of June in western North Carolina.  Teens from all over the country will gather to learn conservation science, work on their leadership skills, participate in a service-learning project, and fish!   [ READ MORE... ]
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       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... ]
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What makes a successful and meaningful field education experience for youth?  A lot of chapters offer a lot of different types of education events, and they all have many things in common.  TU youth education events: ·         focus on the fish and the water,   ·         are hands-on and [ READ MORE... ]
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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... ]
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We think that Andrew D's essay really speaks for itself--in telling his story, he tells the TU story. --- Camp: NJ Coldwater Conservation Camp TU Chapter: Central Jersey Favorite River: The South Branch of the Raritan River Thoughts on being outside: What I enjoy most about being outside is how [ READ MORE... ]
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Andrew C is our runner-up this year.  We really appreciated how well he wove his personal stories with the need for conservation work everywhere.  In response to our standard questions, he says "I went to the Tri-State Conservation and fishing camp, in Virginia at graves mountain lodge.  I am in [ READ MORE... ]
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