Each year, Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. sponsors a Youth Program Contest for high school juniors from our service area to have the opportunity to win one of four all-expense-paid trips to Washington, D.C. or Steamboat Springs, Colorado. 

For more details, check out the most recent  Youth Tour Brochure and the Colorado Leadership Camp Brochure. In 2024, the Youth Tour is planned for June 14-20 and the Camp is scheduled July 12-18. 

Applications are available in November. You can find them in your December bill insert, in the Kansas Country Living magazine, from your high school counselor, in this fillable pdf, or you can complete the webform below. A touch screen is needed to sign, or you can submit with the date and sign later.

Applicants are required to complete a self-paced examination over study material that is provided to them after the application deadline (January 10, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.). Personal interviews are conducted. 

2023 youth programs


Application Form

Youth Tour Video (Washington, D.C.)

Kansas Electric Cooperative Youth Tour Video

Leadership Camp (Colorado)

Cooperative Youth Leadership Camp--Look for our 2019 winners in this video.

Youth Tour Moments

Leadership Camp Moments