Youth Tour

Youth Tour

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Wanted! Students Interested in Cooperatives

Reward: Trip to Washington, D.C.

Do you know any high school juniors who are curious about how cooperatives operate and want to learn more about the cooperative business model?

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If so, tell them about the 2020 Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. Rock Energy Cooperative will sponsor up to four high school juniors on the June 19-26 trip.
 
They will join about 1,800 students from co-ops across the nation as they meet with congressional representatives, tour historic sites, and learn about the cooperative business model.
 
Applicants must be children of Rock Energy members and reside in the co-op’s service territory.
 
The all-expense-paid trip includes transportation, lodging, meals, and admission fees to all events. Round-trip travel is by motor coach from Springfield, Ill. Travel to Springfield is not included.
 
Kyle Eggers, a Hononegah High School student, represented Rock Energy on the 2019 trip. Click here to read about his experience.
 
Interested students are required to submit an application form, short video introducing themselves, and a letter of recommendation.
 
 
The deadline for submitting online applications is April 1. 
 
If you have any questions, please contact Barbara Uebelacker, communications director, at 866-752-4550 or email her.