Travel to Washington, D.C., to explore monuments and museums, meet with members of Congress, and make lifelong friends with other students from across the country. You’ll discover leadership lessons from our nation’s history and be immersed in the cooperative spirit that built our nation, with all expenses paid by your Central Georgia EMC. Yeah, that’s pretty amazing. Are you up for it?
Once a year, two local high school students are selected by Central Georgia EMC to represent our cooperative and state as delegates on the Washington Youth Tour. This leadership experience and tour of Washington, D.C. is an unparalleled opportunity that includes meetings with state and national leaders as well as visits to all the major sites. Our delegates will join over 100 other delegates from Georgia and over 1,500 students from around the nation - all expenses paid- for one incredible week in our nation's capital!
Open to high schoolers in Bibb, Butts, Clayton, Fayette, Henry, Jasper, Jones, Lamar, Morgan, Monroe, Newton, Pike, Putnam, and Spalding counties. Students must be 16 or older by June 1, 2024. Students do not have to live in a home served by CGEMC.
Submit an online application with a 500-word essay or a 2-4 minute video with the theme:
What moment in American history do you wish you had been a part of, and what would you have contributed?
Essays must be typed with a font size of 12 and double-spaced. Videos should be 2-4 minutes long.
If you want to learn more about the Washington Youth Tour:
Contact: Christy Chewning at email@example.com or 770-504-7917.