Washington Youth Tour

Washington Youth Tour


Youth Tour

What is the Washington Youth Tour?

Every June, as many as 1,600 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!

Grand Canyon State Electric Cooperative coordinates the Washington Youth Tour for the eleven utilities in Arizona and California which participate in the program. You can learn more about the AZ and CA tour program by visiting www.azwyt.coop.