Now taking applications for Youth Tour to Washington DC

Now taking applications for Youth Tour to Washington DC

On June 7-14, 2018, Bon Homme Yankton Electric will sponsor one high school sophomore or junior on a week-long trip to Washington, D.C., with the Rural Electric Youth Tour. More than 30 students from South Dakota will team up with more than 1,700 students from around the nation. Past participants have described this trip as a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
The all-expenses-paid trip includes transportation, room and board, entertainment and sight-seeing events. Students are asked to provide their own personal spending money for items such as snacks and souvenirs.

Sightseeing Locations:

  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • National Cathedral
  • Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial 
  • FDR Memorial
  • White House

Students will also get a behind-the-scenes view of the work of the state’s congressional delegation. Getting students involved in the lawmaking process is important. 

How to Qualify
To be eligible, you must be a sophomore or junior in high school and your parents must be members of Bon Homme Yankton Electric.
Complete the application and return to Bon Homme Yankton Electric, PO Box 158, Tabor, SD  57063.
You can also find the application form at your school’s guidance office. Applications must be completed and returned to the office of Bon Homme Yankton Electric by 4:30pm on March 16, 2018. 
For more information, contact Member Service Advisor Bob Felber at 605-463-2507 or

Registration Deadline:
March 16, 2018

Brochure and Registration Form


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