Application due date extended until Jan. 31!
The 2023 Washington, D.C. Youth Tour with National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) will be held June 17 - 23, 2023. UEC will send TWO lucky applicants on the all-expense-paid adventure.
Youth Tour delegates will represent Oregon and the Northwest, join more than 1,500 other students from across the United States for the once-in-a-lifetime trip. During the course of the visit and trip, students will visit famous historical sites, meet with Oregon’s congressional leaders, and learn valuable leadership skills. The students will also create podcasts and digital photo projects as they learn about electric cooperatives and current issues in energy and climate change legislation that face their communities and the United States.
Entry Guidelines & Applications
The tour is open to qualified high school juniors attending school in Umatilla, Morrow, or Union Counties, whose parent or guardian is a current member of Umatilla Electric Cooperative (UEC). UEC will pay all of the expenses involved with the trip except for spending money that the finalist may want to take.