Youth Camper Application Requirements:
The Michigan Youth Trout Camp is open to a maximum of 20 boys and girls ages 14 to 16 years old. Each applicant MUST complete the following requirements no later than May 1, 2018:
1. Complete the application found here: 2018 Michigan Youth Trout Camp Application. This form is the new one page camper application. Please complete the form and return it promptly as the reservations fill up quickly.
2. Submit a one-page essay on why you would like to attend the camp.
3. Enclose a letter of recommendation from a teacher, member of a conservation group, or church official.
The cost of the camp is $350 per camper. This fee does not have to accompany the application but will be required upon acceptance. Possible Financial Support: A number of local Trout Unlimited chapters in Michigan offer financial support for deserving youth who want to attend. Please note that while chapter applications requirements for financial support, may be similar to the camp application requirements, you still must apply directly to the camp no later than May 1, 2018.
Complete Camper Application Requirements (Completed Camper Application-2018, i.e. Camper’s Essay, Letter of Recommendation should be mailed to:
1329 Poppy Lane
Dewitt, MI 48820
Adult Counselor Application Requirements:
There are two requirements for adults who attend. Everyone must submit an adult application (Two pages) and, if the adult will be spending nights at Camp, be attending Camp multiple days, and is likely to be alone with a Camper for any length of time, must initiate a Background Check as noted on the application. The following links provide the required applications and information: 2018 Michigan TU Youth Camp – Adult Application and TU’s Guidelines for Background Checks for Overnight Camps. Please read TU_Guidelines_for_Working_with_Youth. Remember, please follow the instructions in the Adult Application to initiate a background check.
Click on the links below to save or print additional information about the Youth Trout Camp.
Click HERE for photos of the 2013 Youth Camp (this is a large file and may take a minute to download).
For Camp Information Contact:
Alan Brooks – Youth Committee Chairman
7568 N. 41st. St. Augusta, MI 49012 Home: (269) 370-3269