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Youth Programs and Activities

Indiana’s electric cooperatives, along with Electric Consumer and our statewide association, offer several programs benefitting the youth of our state.

Those youth programs include the Cooperative Calendar of Student Art Contest, Youth Power and Hope Awards, Page DayTouchstone Energy Camp, and Youth Tour.

Electric Consumer also features special activities each month in our magazine geared toward our younger readers through our PowerKids page. Check out some of the projects here.

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Thinkin’ of Lincoln

Posted on Feb 16, 2009 in Kids Projects

(This article originally appeared in the February 2009 issue of Electric Consumer.) What better way to honor Abraham Lincoln on his 200th birthday than to send him a birthday card? The Illinois Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission invites people to send birthday cards — preferably homemade — to honor our country’s celebrated 16th president. The cards… Continue reading.

A Salute to Student Art

Posted on May 16, 2008 in Features, For Youth

Artist of the year ‘works’ at his art The work of art winning the Best of Show in this year’s cooperative calendar of student art contest depicts children at play. But “work” was the operative word for this piece of art. Sophomore Kenny Martin and his Whitko High School art teacher, Walter Malicki, both agreed… Continue reading.

Get stuck on stamp collecting!

Posted on Sep 12, 2007 in Kids Projects

Stamp collecting is one hobby you can start while you’re young that can really stick with you for life! It’s fun and easy. And, because postage stamps have been around for over 150 years, are available from every country and celebrate almost every known subject, your collection can keep expanding as you become older. You… Continue reading.

A Cart of Student Art!

Posted on Apr 12, 2007 in Features, For Youth

A black cat crossing the path might be considered bad luck. But for Evelyn Walker, a high school sophomore from Sunman, a black cat proved most fortunate. Her pen and ink illustration not only won the 10th grade division in the recently completed cooperative student calendar art contest, it also was picked “Best of Show.”… Continue reading.

Good day, Calendar Art

Posted on May 09, 2006 in Features, For Youth

Our annual student art contest is in the books. Greet the winning works from grades k-12, and meet our “artist of the year.” In just several months, these winning works will be published in the 2007 cooperative calendar that will help you greet another new year! A painting of a little girl picking a pumpkin… Continue reading.