2019 Youth Tour

Opportunity of a Lifetime in D.C.

Attention high school students! If you have always wanted to visit Washington, D.C., you have a chance to take a trip-of-a-lifetime this summer! The chosen representative(s) from DEC’s service area will travel to Washington, D.C., along with 1,800 other students from Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives throughout the U.S. and take part in the Rural Electric Youth Tour in June 13-20, 2019.

Sightseeing Locations:

  • Lincoln Memorial
  • National Cathedral
  • White House
  • FDR Memorial
  • Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Tomb of the
  • Unknown Soldier
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial

How to Qualify:

  • Students may apply if they live in Beadle, Hand or Hyde Counties.
  • Students must be a high school sophomore, junior or senior.
  • Students must complete a 600-word essay on a topic chosen by DEC personnel.

2019 Brochure and application