Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.

June 14-20, 2019 - The Electric Cooperative Youth Tour is an annual week-long event during which more than 1,600 high school juniors from all over the country convene in our nation's capital to learn more about government, cooperatives, and rural electrification.

How do I apply?

Check back for more information on the 2020 Youth Tour Competition!

MEC's 2019 Youth Tour Recipients are:

Hope Chandler, North Shelby                 

Hayden Krumpelman, Marceline                          

Gus Williams, North Shelby                           

Allison Winkler, Macon R-1 

2019 Youth Tour FAQ Link to PDF file 

MEC Youth Tour 2018
For more information on this exciting opportunity, contact Macon Electric Cooperative:
Allie Bennett, Marketing and Communications Manager
31571 Business Hwy 36 E
Macon, MO 63552

Youth Tour Resources 


Links about electric cooperatives and how they work

AMEC - Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives
NRECA - National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Electric Cooperative Youth Tour
Educating and Developing Tomorrow's Cooperative Leaders

What are Cooperatives?

What is a Cooperative?

Co-opLaw -  collaborative legal resource library created by the Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC) and the Green-Collar Communities Clinic (GC3).
Cooperative Center - Federal Credit Union
NRECA: The Electric Cooperative Story

Missouri Youth Tour Blog
Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives

Missouri Youth Tour's Facebook page
Experience first hand information and pictures from Washington, D.C.

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