Parke REMC accepting youth applications for tour, camp

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

ROCKVILLE -- Parke County REMC will sponsor students on the annual Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C., and Touchstone Energy Camp. Parke County REMCís memberís children are eligible to apply.

Students entering their senior year in the fall of 2020 are eligible to attend the June 18-25 youth tour and are selected by their local cooperative to participate in the weeklong trip.

Indiana will send a delegation of approximately 85 students from throughout the state.

The students will travel to Washington and convene with more than 1,800 students from up to 46 states.

Students participating in the trip will visit the Gettysburg Battlefield, Arlington National Cemetery, the Smithsonian museums, tour the Jefferson, Martin Luther King Jr., and Franklin D. Roosevelt memorials, take a night cruise on the Potomac River. Youth Tour will be held June 18-25.

Students entering seventh grade in the fall of 2020 are eligible to attend the June 3-6 Touchstone Energy Camp and are selected by their local cooperative to participate in the three-day program.

The studentsí agenda combines traditional outdoor camp activities with environmental education, electrical safety practices and cooperative business education.

Applications for Youth Tour and Touchstone Energy Camp are available by going to pcremc.com/youth or by contacting Madison Shaffer at Parke County REMC, 765-569-3133 or mshaffer@pcremc.com. Applications are due Sunday, March 1.

For more information about the 2020 Indiana Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. or Youth Camp, contact Madison Shaffer at 765-569-3133.

Parke County REMC, headquarted in Rockville, is an electric utility cooperative serving more than 10,000 members in Parke, Putnam, Clay, Vigo, Fountain and Montgomery counties and maintaining more than 1,800 miles of line.

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