Teen Summer Challenge: What is it?

teen challenge header Teen Summer Challenge will return again next summer!

Join your friends in a goofy, creative, imaginative, rewarding way to pass the summer. The more challenges you submit, the greater chance of winning, while having a lot of fun along the way!
See below for instructions.


Registration required in order to participate:

To register, email jennifer@vanderhooflibrary.com  Questions?  call Jennifer at the Library, 250-567-4060.


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How to Submit Entries:

Be sure to tell us the Challenge number to identify which one you are submitting.
You have 4 choices for submitting your entries:

  1. through our website via the online entry form
  2. join and post on our Facebook group – VPL Teen Summer Challenge
  3. by email to Jenn at jennifer@vanderhooflibrary.com or
  4. in person at the Library, 230 Stewart Street East, Vanderhoof.

How it Works:

  • The Challenge runs from mid July to mid August.  Please register in person at the Library, or via email.
  • Complete challenges and earn points—every 5 points equals one entry.
  • On Friday afternoons one name will be drawn from that week’s entries to win a $10 gift certificate for local eateries.
  • Each week your challenges will also be entered for the Grand Prize, to be drawn on a Saturday in mid August.

Thanks to the Friends of the Library for the donation of the Grand Prize.


The Rules:

  • You must be between the ages of 13 and 18 (inclusive) during the dates of the Challenge.
  • Each challenge can be completed only once.
  • Prizes must be picked up at the Vanderhoof Public Library. Prizes not claimed by September 30 will be forfeited.
  • The Challenge begins mid July, with all entries to be received the Friday before the draw.
  • The Grand Prize draw will be made on a Saturday in August.