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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

September 15, 2017

Have you ever wondered what causes your power to go out or blink?  Roanoke Electric Co-op takes pride in being able to keep your lights on.  However, we do recognize that sometime outages may occur.  The video below gives insight about the most common causes of power outages.

September 15, 2017

Roanoke Electric Co-op is now offering its ecobee3 thermostat at no cost to member-owners. In the past, member-owners could purchase the Wi-Fi enabled thermostat at up to 60 percent off of retail price.  Now, member-owners pay absolutely nothing for the thermostat and still enjoy the monthly savings of at least $4.00.

September 13, 2017

From Curtis Wynn, president and CEO

In honor of our history and future, we will be celebrating National Co-op Month in October.  Please join us in celebrating by stopping by our office and enjoying free snacks, getting some great information, and various giveaways every Friday in the month of October.



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