Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative Washington Youth Tour
An all-expenses paid trip to our nation's capital: June 9-14, 2018
Applications for the 2018 Washington Youth Tour will be available online and at the guidance counselor's office for local high schools December of 2017 through February 2, 2018.
Each summer Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative sponsors three high school juniors (rising seniors) to attend a week in Washington, D.C. This educational trip is an all expense paid six day trip to join over a thousand students from all over the United States.
History comes alive on the Washington Youth Tour
- The White House
- The Smithsonian
- Arlington National Cemetery
- The Jefferson Memorial
- The Lincoln Memorial
- The Washington Monument
- Mount Vernon
- The Marine Corps Memorial
- The Vietnam Veterans Memorial
- and much more
- Meet South Carolina's lawmakers
- Eat at cool restaurants
- Visit our capital's monuments
- Tour the city
- See Washington, D.C., by water at twilight
- Create and run your own cooperative
- Meet fellow high school juniors from S.C. and around the country
Youth Summit – State House trip: July 10-13, 2018
Experience South Carolina's capital like never before. Tour the Statehouse, meet lawmakers and see how co-ops are preparing for our state's energy future. Plus, there's plenty of fun with visits to popular Columbia attractions like Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. Blue Ridge Electric will cover all of your expenses.
The 2018 deadline for application submissions was February 2.
It's all about YOUth!
For more information on the Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative Washington Youth Tour, please contact Liza Holder at Liza.email@example.com, visit youthtour.coop and follow us on twitter.com/scyouthtour