Sending teenagers to Washington, D.C. - Carolina Country

Sending teenagers to Washington, D.C.

Sending teenagers  to Washington, D.C.

More than 1,500 students from across the country use planes, trains and automobiles to get to the nation's capital to be a part of the electric cooperatives' Youth Tour each summer. The Youth Tour takes high school-aged students to Washington, D.C. for a week to learn more about electric cooperatives, view their government in action and reach out and touch places that have taken a prominent role in our nation's history.

Students who attend the trip gain leadership and teamwork skills. North Carolina's electric cooperatives offer the expenses-paid experience to help develop future leaders. To learn if your cooperative sponsors students on the Youth Tour visit

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