Cooperative Leadership Camp

Cooperative Leadership Camp

Cooperative Leadership Camp Scholarships

2020 Cooperative Leadership Camp Dates: June 15-19, 2020

Application Deadline: May 25, 2020

Congratulations to 2019 Rural Electric Co-op Cooperative Leadership Camp winner, Tyler Gupton!

Tyler, a rising junior at Halifax Academy Christian Academy,, is the son of Roanoke Electric Co-op member-owners Ken and Lisa Gupton. The Guptons reside in Roanoke Rapids.

Tyler Gupton, Roanoke Electric Co-op
2019 Cooperative Leadership Camp scholarship winner

The annual 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. The camp helps students develop leadership skills and qualities in our future community leaders, while gaining a better understanding and appreciation for cooperatives

Each year, the camp includes a ceremony recognizing the campers who demonstrate outstanding  leadership qualities. Five campers are selected to receive Leadership Awards for their unique leadership abilities and receive an expense-paid trip to the National Institute on Co-op Education at Virginia Tech University.

All student attending the full week of camp are also eligible to apply for the $1,000 Jim Graham Cooperative Leadership College Scholarship their senior year of high school.






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

Dates for submitting applications for the 2020 leadership camp scholarship will be announced in early 2020.

Application Form

For more information, email or call 252-209-2236.