Youth Tour

The application period for the 2018 Cooperative Youth Tour is now closed.  Winners will be contacted in January or February.

THREE high school juniors have the opportunity to travel to Washington, D.C. in June, representing Union Power and the state of North Carolina during this once-in-a-lifetime experience! Children of Union Power employees are not eligible to apply.

The Electric Cooperative Youth Tour is an annual event coordinated by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) and the North Carolina Association of Electric Cooperatives (NCAEC). “Tourists” are sponsored by local cooperatives. These students learn about the electric cooperative business model, American history, and U.S. government.

For more information, click here or go to You can also follow the NC Electric Cooperative Youth Tour on Facebook and Twitter.  

For More Information contact:

Luanne Sherron

Program Coordinator, 704-220-0703

2017 Youth Tourists

Click here to learn more about our 2017 Youth Tourist Winners.