Washington D.C. Electric Cooperative Youth Tour
A week to meet students from across the country, visit with Colorado legislative representatives, tour the historic memorials and museums in our nation's capitol
Washington DC Details
What is it?
A week-long trip away from home with 1,700 other high school students. Before leaving the state, you'll tour the Colorado State Capitol Building in Denver, then fly to the nation's capitol to tour the notorious memorials, monuments and museums, meet members of Congress, and learn about our great nation. You'll develop leadership skills and make lasting friendships with those you meet along the way.
Who's it for?
Juniors and Seniors
When is it?
The Tour this year is June 13-20, 2019
Where is it?
Denver and Washington D.C.
What's the cost?
If you're selected to go, this trip is FREE for you. Poudre Valley REA is proud to sponsor your educational week away. Yes, seriously. A week in Washington D.C. for free.
This sounds awesome. How do I apply?
Click the button at the top of the page to apply.
You'll need to fill out an application, submit an essay, video, or your own version of creative work to address one of these topics:
- Research "The Cooperative Principles" and pick which one you think is most important. Explain why.
- What is a significant experience or challenge that you've faced and how did you handle it?
- Identify a need/issue in your community and explain how you have or would resolve it.
*Optional (but recommended) to include a resume with your application and essay.
When is the application deadline?
Completed applications must be returned by January 9, 2019. If we think your application is stellar, we'll contact you to schedule an individual interview to get to know you a little better- so be checking your email after you apply! Winners will be contacted by January 31, 2019.
Congrats to our 2018 Youth Trip Students!
AN EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME. OH, AND DID WE MENTION THIS LOOKS GREAT ON YOUR RESUME?
Questions about our Youth Trips? Contact Jessica Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (970) 282-6423