2022 Washington D.C. Youth Tour


Dates: June 19-25, 2022 with an orientation in Great Falls on June 18, 2021.

2022 Washington D.C. Youth Tour Application (PDF)

2022 Washington D.C. Youth Tour Contest Rules (PDF)

2022 Washington D.C. Resource Guide (PDF)

Should the 2022 Washington D.C. Youth Tour trip be canceled a $2,500 scholarship will be awarded in place of the trip. 


2022 Essay Topic: Write about what the 2nd Cooperative Principle means to you and your community.

2nd Cooperative Principle: Democratic Member Control
Cooperatives are democratic organizations controlled by their members-those who buy the good or use the services of the cooperative-who actively participate in setting policies and making decisions.

Submit your essay to BEC by November 26, 2021, by email to bec@beartoothelectric.com  or USPS to BEC, ATTN: 2022 Washington D.C. Youth Tour, PO Box 1110, Red Lodge, MT 59068 . Please include your Name, High School or Home School Name, BEC Account Number, Phone Number, and Email Address on your essay cover page.

Youth Tour Essay Examples for Essay Topic, “What would your day be like without electricity”

Youth Tour Essay Example 1

Youth Tour Essay Example 2

Youth Tour Essay Example 3

If you have any questions, please contact Kaaren Robbins by email krobbins@beartoothelectric.com or by phone 406-446-2310. Good Luck