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2022 Washington Youth Tour & Cooperative Youth Summit Employee Chaperone Application

Calling all South Carolina electric cooperative employees! You could be selected for one of these two unforgettable experiences.

On the Washington Youth Tour, explore Washington, D.C. with 1,500 high school juniors from across the country, meeting lawmakers and touring all the sights. South Carolina's electric co-ops will cover your round-trip plane ticket, tours and meals. In other words, It’s all free!

On the Cooperative Youth Summit, experience South Carolina’s capital like never before. Tour the Statehouse, meet lawmakers and see how co-ops are preparing for our state’s energy future. Plus, there’s plenty of fun with visits to popular Columbia attractions like Riverbanks Zoo & Garden.

To apply to be a chaperone, you must be an employee of an electric cooperative that is also a member of The Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina, Inc., the state trade association for co-ops in S.C. If you are selected, South Carolina's electric cooperatives will pay for your transportation, hotel room, exhibit admissions, and three meals per day for the week-long trip.

Deadline for applications is Monday, January 31, 2022.

Questions? Call Van O'Cain at (803) 739-3048 or e-mail

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