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Cooperative Leadership Camp

This year, Roanoke Electric Cooperative will sponsor a high school student to attend, free of charge, the 2016 Cooperative Youth Leadership Camp at the North Carolina Future Farmers of America Center at White Lake, NC. Each year 150 high school sophomores, juniors and seniors are selected to attend the camp by the electric cooperatives across the state. Special emphasis in selection of participants is placed on current leadership and leadership potential. Camp dates are Friay, June 19 - Tuersday, June 23, 2017.

 

Click below to submit your 2017 application!

DEADLINE: May 14, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

The Cooperative Leadership Camp is designed to provide an enjoyable learning experience for students, concentrating on:

  • The cooperative way of doing business in a free enterprise society
  • Developing leadership skills and qualities in our future community leaders
  • Building a better understanding and appreciation for cooperatives
  • Recognizing outstanding NC youth possessing leadership qualities

Applicants must:

  • Be a rising high school sophomore, junior, or senior,
  • Be able to attend the entire leadership camp,
  • Be willing to participate as well as utilize training following participation in the camp,
  • Possess leadership potential,
  • All applicants accepted without regard to race, color, religion or gender

Five campers will be selected to receive Leadership Awards for their unique leadership abilities and will receive an expense-paid trip to the National Institute on Co-op Education at Virginia Tech University. All campers attending the full week of camp will also be eligible to apply for the $1,000 Jim Graham Cooperative Leadership College Scholarship their senior year of High School!

For more information, email youthcamp@roanokeelectric.com or call 252-209-2236.

News and Events

August 14, 2017

Last week, NOAA warned of an “extremely active” Atlantic hurricane season, with 2-5 major hurricanes now in the forecast.

With this in mind, Roanoke Electric Co-op officials are emphasizing the importance of having hurricane preparedness plans in place. North Carolina sits on the Atlantic coast, and when hurricanes hit the region they often bring with them flooding, power loss and wind-damage. 

August 01, 2017

The Roanoke Electric Care Trust board recently awarded grants to five community groups, as part of the co-op’s Operation RoundUp program. Third quarter grants totaled $10,111.25 and were presented to the following organizations:

July 27, 2017

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Roanoke Electric Co-op CEO Curtis Wynn testified recently on “The State of Infrastructure in Rural America” before the House Committee on Agriculture.



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