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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

The application deadline for 2019 closed on December 14, 2018 at 11:59 pm. Notifications will be sent to applicants in February 2019.

If you have any questions, please send an email to


* - Number of students through the 2018 trip.

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