Youth Writing Contest Entries

  • Outdoor News Youth Writing Contest

    Outdoor News offers youth a chance to submit their best poetry or original story into the annual Youth Writing Contest. If your entry is selected by Outdoor News, you could win $50 and a plaque, plus earn an additional entry into the Outdoor Writers Association of America ( OWAA) annual…

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  • Mentorship at the Laurentian Environmental Center

    Several young members of the staff at the Laurentian Environmental Center (LEC) - host to the MN Deer Hunters Association  Forkhorn Camp program - shared their journey on becoming a mentor, then staff, after first being campers. LEC is located in Northern Minnesota. The Forkhorn camp series consists of three…

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  • JPT Member Dane Zimdars: Turkey Hunting

    May 2019: "I harvested a turkey with the help of my brother and dad. We were hunting in Fredonia, Wisconsin and were in the last season in our state. Our season started on Wednesday the 22 and we weren't able to get out much at first so we were thinking…

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