Do you have any information on environmental education programs for youth? How is TU reaching out to our next generation?
TU members volunteer over 35,000 hours of their time annually to introduce youth to conservation and angling. TU offers or is involved in several programs such as:
First Cast  - This program offers a manual and a curriculum for chapters to teach youth about fishing and conservation.
Trout in the Classroom  - Teaches school children about water quality, aquatic life, and other environmental issues.
Boy Scout Fly Fishing Merit Badge Program  - Boy Scouts learn fly fishing and fly tying techniques as well as conservation.
Youth Conservation Camps&Academies  - Young anglers learn much for than fishing skills.
As part of TU's efforts to identify and mentor the next generation of coldwater stewards, youth outreach has become an integral part of TU's verall environmental education agenda. Our chapters are enthusiastic and dedicated to teaching the next generation about the importance of coldwater conservation. Click here  to learn more about TU’s youth education initiatives and find out how you can get involved.