Get involved in your local community and cooperative
Here at Fulton County REMC we offer a unique opportunity to get involved with both your community and local co-op through being a part of our Student Board.
During your time on the board, you will be at able to build your leadership skills, while gaining knowledge on basic business practice, all while learning about the electric cooperative world! This is a hands-on experience for juniors and seniors whose parents, grandparents or guardians are members.
The application for 2023-2024 is currently closed, it will reopen in the spring 2024.
Take an unforgettable trip to Washington, D.C.
This is an opportunity for students entering their senior year in 2024 to participate in an unforgettable educational adventure to Washington, D.C.
Fulton County REMC will sponsor two students to join other students from throughout the state as they explore the nations capital. This is an eight-day trip that includes visits to Gettysburg, Arlington National Cemetery, Jefferson, MLK Jr., and FDR memorials and they will also get the chance to meet the Indiana congressional delegation.
The trip is scheduled for June 2024, and applications for this trip are due March, 2024.
Attention incoming 7th graders!
Camp Kilowatt is a three-night, four-day overnight camp hosted at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana, and will take place June, 2024.
This is for students that will be entering 7th grade in the fall of 2024. Students will meet at Camp Tecumseh the afternoon of June 7 and immediately jump into fun activities and start making new friends. Each year, the camp committee works to develop a well-rounded schedule to strike a balance between education and fun.
Activities include a live line safety demonstration, bucket truck rides, electrical pole climbing tutorial, and various activities involving circuit boards, renewables and even Internet safety.
Learn more about government
Page Day with the Indiana Senate gives high school students the opportunity to learn about their state government and how bills become law. The day will include a tour of the Statehouse, mock bill activity, several speakers and many other educational activities. There is also a possibility for the students to meet their legislator and see them in action.
The program is open to high school students who have reliable transportation to and from the Indiana Statehouse. Page Day is considered an excused absence and a school excuse letter will be sent home with the student.
Look for the 2024 Page Day application in Winter 2023.
Student Calendar Art Contest
Get rewarded for your artwork
Indiana Electric Cooperatives’ Calendar Art Contest is open to all K-12 students who want to create an illustration for the cooperative annual wall calendar. A first-place artist will be selected for each grade, and the winners will receive a $200 prize. In addition, the artwork for each grade division winner will illustrate the cover and all 12 months of the calendar.
2025 calendar artwork submissions will open in soon in the fall of 2023.
Youth Power & Hope Awards
Are you a community minded person?
This is an annual program that honors Indiana youth in grades 5-8 for their community service. In the past projects have ranged from toy donations to Riley Children’s Hospital to providing comfort animals for children that are in crisis situations. We are looking for young people who are community minded to apply for this opportunity.
Up to five candidates will receive $500 and be highlighted in the Indiana Connection. Follow the link attached below to apply. Applications are due October 2.