Youth Tour


June 14 - 21, 2019

Application Deadline:  February 1, 2019

Hard copy applications may be dropped off at the CEC office, faxed, emailed or postmarked by the deadline.

Communication Manager

Community Electric Cooperative

P.O. Box 267

Windsor, VA 23487

Fax:  757-242-3923  -  E-mail:



Main residence must be served by Community Electric Cooperative

Must be a current high school sophomore or junior

Must be interested in Government, History, Political Science or similar

The selection of the finalists will be based on the application, letter of recommendation, and essay. 

Winners must be able to attend the Washington Youth Tour if selected

List scholastic activities that you have participated in for school or in your community, any special awards or honors you have received or offices you have held. Be sure to include dates of participation.
Write a letter to an elected official about an important issue you are interested in and attach it to this application. This letter should be no more than one page in length. You may choose to write in favor of or against this issue. The topic for the letter may be of local, state or national interest. And depending on the topic, the letter should be addressed to your representative on your county board of supervisors, to Richmond to your General Assembly members or to Washington, D.C. to your members of Congress.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png doc docx odt.
Attach a letter from an adult who is a school, community, or church leader. This person should not be your parent, guardian, or other relative. Reference should include the following information: How have you become acquainted with the student? How long have you known this student? Why do you feel this student would be a valuable representative on the Washington, D.C. Youth Tour?
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png doc docx odt.