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Youth Tour

Youth Tour

2018 Youth Tour winnersEach June, three high school aged-students from Medina EC join more than 1,500 students from across the country (over 130 from Texas alone) for a rewarding, educational, one week experience in Washington, D.C.  They have a unique opportunity to visit memorials, museums and see for themselves how our government works.  All for FREE!

This trip is organized by Texas Electric Cooperatives (TEC) and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Associations (NRECA).  Winners travel with other electric cooperative winners and chaperones.  For more information, visit  Since Medina EC began sending students in 2007, the cooperative has sponsored 36 students* on this trip of a lifetime.

2019 Youth Tour Contest – Trip from June 12 – 21, 2019

Medina EC is sponsoring the trip of a lifetime for three high-school sophomores or juniors (this includes home schools).  Winners of this trip also receive a $1,000 scholarship. 

For details on eligibility and rules, please read the Official Rules and Requirements

The 2019 Youth Tour application is available online only this year.  No applications will be accepted through the mail, hand delivered to any office or by email.  The deadline is 11:59 pm on Friday, December 14, 2018.

If you have any questions, please send an email to


* - Number of students through the 2018 trip.

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