Youth Awards

Attend EPIC events and camps to earn awards

As an incentive for attending EPIC events (day classes) and camp, youth receive the following awards:

Junior Youth Awards

6th Grade AwardREAD MORE

Flicker AwardREAD MORE

Senior Youth Awards

7th & 8th Grade Lock-In
Join friends from across the state at a lock-in held at Wesley Acres.READ MORE

Third Year Award Tour
Earn a three-day, two-night trip to Minneapolis/St. Paul with educational tours of local and regional cooperatives, CHS headquarters and other attractions.READ MORE

All-States Leadership Camp
Eight-day, seven-night leadership camp held at the NFU Education Center near Bailey, Colorado.READ MORE

Torchbearer Award
The Torchbearer Award is the highest honor a Farmers Union youth can earnREAD MORE

Bergman Scholarship Award
Each year, scholarships are awarded to Farmers Union Torchbearers. In the fall, applications are sent from the state office directly to all eligible and qualifying Torchbearers.READ MORE

State Youth Advisory Council
SYAC members help plan the following year’s state camp programming and activities. Council members meet three times during the year and attend two senior camps the following summer at no cost. Five council members are elected by their peers each summer. Each eligible person announces their desire to run for SYAC and gives a short speech at camp. The campers then vote for their official representative.READ MORE