What is Youth Tour? 

Iowa's locally owned electric cooperatives have been sending high school students to Washington D.C. every June since 1958! On the week-long tour, students learn about electric cooperatives, American history and U.S. government and walk away with a greater understanding of their role as an American citizen. They participate in National Youth Day, visit with their elected legislators, and explore the sights around the nation's capital. High school sophomores or juniors with a passion for government and public service are encouraged to apply.

Students are selected for this program through the overall strength of the applicant. If you want to take advantage of this incredible leadership opportunity, please complete this application and return to Guthrie County REC by February 1, 2024.

Youth Tour Application