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Youth Programs

​Cooperative Calendar of Student Art Contest

Indiana K-12 students are invited to enter the 2019 Cooperative Calendar of Student Art Contest for a chance to illustrate an award-winning wall calendar.  Each year, 13 first-place winners and up to nine honorable mention winners will have their artwork featured in the calendar and will receive cash prizes.  Winners will also have their artwork displayed at the annual Hoosier Salon exhibit.  

Submission Deadline:  March 23, 2018

Winner Notification:  By April 20, 2018

​Winner Announcement:  May issue of Electric Consumer

Contest Rules | Entry Form

Indiana Electric Cooperative Page Day*

Page Day gives students an opportunity to see the Indiana State Legislature in action.  Highlights include touring the governor's office and the Statehouse.  Participants will also meet and have their pictures taken with their state legislators.  The program is open to high school students. 

FAQ | Register

Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.*

During the month of June, Indiana's electric cooperatives sponsor an unforgettable educational adventure to Gettysburg and Washington, D.C., for high school seniors-to-be.  This seven-day trip includes visits with Indiana's congressional leaders on Capitol Hill and a rally with over 1,800 student delegates from across the country. 

Program Dates:  June 7-14, 2018

​Student Applications Due:  February 1, 2018

Brochure | Application | Video

Touchstone Energy Camp*

A fun and unique camp experience for students entering seventh grade.  The camp takes place in early June and gives kids a chance to learn more about energy while making new friends and enjoying lots of activities and games.  This three-day camp includes many activities, including horseback riding, electric cooperative education, rock climbing, swimming, and much more. 

Camp Dates:  June 6-9, 2018

​Student Applications Due:  February 1, 2018

Brochure | Application | Video 1 | Video 2

Youth Power and Hope Awards

The Youth Power and Hope Awards program honors students in fifth through eighth grades who are leaders in their communities.  Five winners will be selected to travel to Indianapolis in December to be recognized at a special program in their honor.  They'll also attend a special symposium at the Indianapolis Children's Museum in November featuring former Indiana Fever star Tamika Catchings.  In addition, winners will be featured in Electric Consumer

Application Deadline:  September 29, 2017

​Winner Notification:  October 16, 2017

Winner Announcement:  December Issue of Electric Consumer

​Flyer | Entry Form

*Program is for Southeastern Indiana REMC members only.


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