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2020 Youth Tour


Click on the video link above to learn more about what Youth Tour has meant to so many. 

Every June, as many as 1,500 high school students from across the country spend a week in the nation's capital as part of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Youth Tour. The students are sponsored by electric cooperatives – cooperatives that are committed to educating America's rural youth about America and the role electric cooperatives play in developing strong rural communities.

Participating in the Youth Tour is an awesome way to learn about this great nation, develop leadership skills, gain a better understanding of electric cooperatives, and make friendships that will last beyond the week!

Some of the things students will do and see on the Youth Tour: 

  • Washington Monument
  • World War II Memorial
  • Albert Einstein Memorial
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • The National Mall
  • Boat cruise on the Potomac River
  • Holocaust Memorial
  • Madame Tussauds® Wax Museum
  • Ford's Theatre
  • Korean War Veterans Memorial
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Washington National Cathedral
  • Mount Vernon
  • Iwo Jima Sunset Parade
  • Night tour of the White House
  • U.S. Capitol tour
  • National Harbor
  • Georgetown
  • Newseum


Click here to download 2020 Youth Tour Application - Due by March 2nd.

NRECA Youth Tour Web Site


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