Enter the TU Teen Summer Essay Contest today! Any youth who has attended a TU camp this summer is eligible to enter. We are looking for 800 words or less on “TU Camp is . . . “ The grand prize is a Scott fly rod.Runners-up also receive prizes. The deadline is September 01, 2016 and you should e-mail your entries to Tara Granke. Last year we received lots of great submissions--they were thoughtful, funny, enthusiastic and heartfelt. Thank you to everyone who participated. Eligible youth include any campers or students of a camp or academy, at least 13 years of age, as well as any youth counselors, age 18 or under. Read last year's winning essays. (scroll down) CONTEST RULES Essays must be no more than 800 words. Essays must be your own original work (no plagarizing). Submissions are due by Sep. 1 each year. All authors agree to allow Trout Unlimited to re-post their piece on their website and promote it through appropriate social media channels.