Packing (5/30/19)

Wondering how to pack for Youth Tour? We’ve got you covered: You’re allowed one suitcase (cannot weigh more than 50 lbs.) and one carry-on bag. Pack for warm weather. Washington, D.C. is typically 80-90 degrees and humid during the day! Plan your attire based on our activities for the day: casual (Saturday and Thursday), informal (Sunday,

Orientation & Itinerary (5/2/19)

Youth Tour student orientation will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 15 at the HomeWorks Tri-County Electric Cooperative office in Portland. From there, we’ll depart for Washington, D.C. by motor coach and return to Michigan on Thursday, June 20 by airline to Chicago, and motor coach back to the co-op office in Portland (see the

Youth Leadership Council (4/18/19)

During Youth Tour, you’ll have an opportunity to be selected to represent Michigan on a national Youth Leadership Council (YLC). If selected, you’ll return to Washington, D.C. for the YLC Conference in July, and attend the NRECA Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA the following spring (2020). As a YLC representative, you’ll have a unique opportunity

Get Ready for Youth Tour… (4/4/19)

Congratulations on being selected to represent your electric co-op on the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. (June 15-20, 2019). This once-in-a-lifetime experience is designed to help you learn more about co-ops, leadership, history and the importance of civic engagement. We’ll travel to Washington, D.C. by motorcoach, departing from the HomeWorks Tri-County Electric Cooperative office