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 Youth Tour Brochure and the Colorado Leadership Camp Brochure.

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 take a written examination over study material that is provided to them after the application deadline. Personal interviews are conducted. 

2023 youth programs


Application Form

Please complete the form below to apply for the Cooperative Youth Tour in Washington, D.C. or the Cooperative Youth Leadership Camp near Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Full Name of Applicant
Where did you hear about the Youth Tour or Leadership Camp? (check all that apply)
Kansas Country Living Magazine
Bill Insert
Prairie Land Website
Social Media
School Counselor
T-shirt Size
Interview Location (select any that work for you)
St. Francis
Virtual (online)


I agree that all information supplied in this application is accurate and true.

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Name of Parent or Guardian

I hereby grant permission for this applicant to enter the contest to be chosen for the Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. Youth Tour or Leadership Camp.

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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