Youth Tour

Free Trip to Washington, D.C.

Win a FREE trip to Washington, D.C., just by completing a short application and interview! These could be your ticket to a once-in-a-lifetime trip to our nation’s capital!

High school sophomores and juniors whose parent(s) and/or legal guardian(s) are members of Lincoln Electric are eligible to apply for this free trip. Lincoln Electric pays for the flight, accommodations, charter bus, tours and food (including most snacks). T-shirts are also provided each day of the trip to wear and take home.

It’s easy to apply. Simply complete the application found below and submit it with your supporting documentation before the deadline of 12:00 p.m. on Monday, November 20, 2023. A committee of the Lincoln Electric board will interview applicants on Tuesday, November 28, to choose a winner.

There is also a river boat cruise and dance with students from other states. One thing we can guarantee from past trips is you will have fun, and you will make friendships with students from across the state and county that will last a lifetime.

2023 Lincoln Electric Youth Tour Winner Katelynn Singer

What is Youth Tour?

Youth Tour sends thousands of high school students from across the nation to join in Washington, D.C., to gain an understanding of electric cooperatives, our nation’s history and the freedoms we enjoy, and to HAVE FUN.


Washington, D.C.


June 14-21, 2024


Any sophomore or junior whose parent is a member of LEC


Submit a completed application using the link above


If selected, you get to go on a FREE trip to washington, d.c., with other students from across montana. youth tour is an opportunity to meet new people, visit museums and monuments, and get to ask questions of the state’s congressional delegation, all while having a blast!