Contact Info

Outages/Emergencies: 866-752-4550

2815 Kennedy Road, P.O. Box 1758
Janesville, WI 53547

South Location:
15229 Willowbrook Road, P.O. Box 126
South Beloit, IL 61080


Youth Leadership Congress

The 2021 WECA Youth Leadership Congress is Going Virtual!

This is a FREE, two half-day event on JULY 13-14 for youth leaders across Wisconsin to develop their leadership skills while learning about the purpose, operation, and scope of cooperative businesses.

Take the opportunity to...

  • See what makes the cooperative business model different and successful, then apply this knowledge to fun and challenging cooperative activities.
  • Identify and learn how to develop your own leadership skills.
  • Discuss cooperative careers with industry professionals.
  • Be entertained and challenged by highly acclaimed motivational speakers who understand teens and talk about topics that are relevant in your life.
  • This is a by-teens, for-teens cooperative leadership conference that is planned and developed by a youth board elected at the previous year’s event.

Who Should Apply:

  • High school students with family members who belong to a Wisconsin electric cooperative.
  • Students active in their school and community.

How to Register:

2021 YLC Opportunities:

Podcast Contest

  • 1st Place: $250
  • 2nd Place: $100
  • 3rd Place: $50

Scholarship Essay Contest

  • 1st Place: $1,000
  • 2nd Place: $500
  • 3rd Place: $250

*Note: There is a limit of 200 students based on a first-come, first-registered basis. Register soon to secure your spot!

If you have any questions, please contact Jonas Berberich, Communications Manager, at 866-752-4550 or email him.