Grand Valley Power Announces Youth Leadership Camp Application Period Open

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Grand Valley Power is sponsoring two high school juniors or seniors to attend the annual Cooperative Youth Leadership Camp during next summer break. This is a great opportunity for local, young leaders to experience a once-in-a-lifetime trip.

  • Cooperative Youth Leadership Camp – Two (2) all-expense paid trips to the Cooperative Youth Leadership Camp at the Glen Eden Resort, Colorado, July 16-21, 2022.

Applications are open to all current high school students who will be at least 16 years of age by the trip/camp selected, and to whose parents or legal guardians are members of Grand Valley Power. Students are required to submit a 500-word essay and complete the application. Applications can be found online or at high school counseling offices. Completed applications must be returned by January 14, 2022. 

Students attending the Leadership Camp will learn about the issues surrounding the electric industry, how cooperatives work, raft down the Colorado River, ride the Steamboat Springs gondola and visit the Trapper Mine. Nearly 100 students from Colorado, Kansas, Wyoming, and Oklahoma gather for six days at the Glen Eden Resort, near Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

You can visit our website for more information about the requirements, eligibility, and application at gvp.org/youth-leadership-programs.

About Grand Valley Power

Organized in 1936, Grand Valley Power is the first rural not-for-profit electric cooperative in Colorado. Serving over 18,000 customers within the Mesa County area, Grand Valley Power is dedicated to empowering lives with hometown service with safe, affordable, reliable electricity. For more information, visit gvp.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter

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