2024 Youth Tour 

ALL EXPENSE PAID TRIP, Lake Region Youth Tour, June 14-20, 2024

Oklahoma Youth Tour is an annual, week-long, all-expense-paid trip to Washington D.C. for high school students selected and sponsored by their rural electric cooperative. 

FREE! Oklahoma's electric cooperatives sponsor each student with sponsorship covering flight, room, board, tour admissions, meals, and more! A representative from Lake Region will visit each school in our service area to discuss the Youth Tour contest.  

  • WHAT: Youth Tour Essay & Speaking Interview Contest
  • WHEN: Finalists' names to LREC by March 1, Final Judging March 27, 2024.
  • WHO: High School Juniors
  • TOPIC: Oklahoma Rural Electric Cooperatives
  • Guidelines: 500 typed words, double-spaced
  • NOTE: The participant's school faculty will select the best essays of the top two students from each school to participate in the final judging hosted by LREC at Western Hills Lodge in Hulbert. Each finalist will receive a prize at the final judging. The final judging will be based on knowledge of the subject, speaking ability, and appearance. 



If you have any questions about Youth Tour this year, please contact Juanita Keener, Youth Tour Coordinator below.