2024 Washington, D.C. Youth Tour

The annual Washington, D.C. Youth Tour trip is a once-in-a-lifetime, all-expenses-paid leadership opportunity available exclusively to high school juniors whose parents or guardians are members of Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH).

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 12:00 AM – Sunday, June 23, 2024 at 12:00 AM

The annual Washington, D.C. Youth Tour is a once-in-a-lifetime, all-expenses-paid leadership opportunity available exclusively to high school juniors whose parents or guardians are members of Wright-Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association (WH). Spend a week visiting historical sites, making new friends, and enjoying once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to meet with Minnesota’s political representatives and learn firsthand about our local and national government, and how electric cooperatives across America are affected by today’s political decisions.

Applications must be submitted by March 1, 2024. 

Find more information and the application on the Youth Tour page.

"The D.C. Youth Tour is an amazing opportunity to learn new things, grow as a person, and create future change. There is so much opportunity for learning on the Youth Tour," said WH's 2022 Youth Tour representative Bethany Yu. "I could not think of a better way to experience Washington D.C. I’ve made priceless memories and met amazing people....This trip has created future opportunities and opened doors for me. I know for sure that the Youth Tour trip and all the people I met along the way will have a lasting impact on me for years to come."