Youth Tour Video -2016 Delegates

Youth Tour




Electric Cooperative

Youth Tour


High School Juniors and Seniors:

Do You Like to Travel?  
Do You Like to Meet New Friends?  
How about a chance to meet your U.S. Representatives and Senators?
Would you like to visit historic monuments and museums? 
Would You Like to Learn About Cooperatives and Our Nation’s History?

You should apply for a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C. for The Electric Youth Tour, sponsored by Freeborn-Mower Cooperative & Minnesota Rural Electric Association.  

2018 Youth Tour Essay Questions 
Please respond to both questions and keep the essay to around 500 words: 

  1. In your opinion, what is a challenge electric cooperatives face today and what can you recommend to solve it? 

  2. Why do you want to represent Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services as our Youth Tour delegate and how to you hope to benefit from this experience?

Travel Dates are:  June 9 -14, 2018 

  • Experience the wonder of Washington, DC

  • Make new friends from across the country

  • YT United States Photo

    Meet your Senators and Representatives

  • Learn about rural electrification on the local, state and national levels

  • Tour historical sites and landmarks

A completed application, letter of recommendation, photo of yourself and 500-word essay must be submitted to Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services, Attn: Dawn Schroeder, by 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 1, 2018.

Applicants selected to advance to the interview process, will be notified.  A mandatory banquet will be held for the applicants advancing, their parents and siblings, on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Freeborn-Mower Cooperative Services.

Applicants must be the children or legal dependent of FMCS members and reside in the cooperative's service territory. Applicants must be junior or senior in high school.

QUESTIONS?  Contact, Dawn Schroeder at 507.379.8841 or Email.

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Youth Tour Application Download