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Energy Camp | 2018

Each year, CKenergy Electric Cooperative joins Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives and electric cooperatives from across the state in sponsoring the Youth Power Energy Camp at Camp Canyon near Hinton, OK.  The camp slated for May 29- June 1, 2018, is designed to help students develop leadership skills while having lots of fun.
Energy Camp focuses its leadership qualities and learning opportunities on the great outdoors. Campers enjoy a four day stay in the beautiful Canyon Camp area east of Hinton, Oklahoma. Eighth-grade students who are just beginning to understand the need for great leaders are a perfect fit for Energy Camp.
While at the camp, the teens attend sessions on energy, electrical safety, and rural electric careers. They also elect their own board of directors and operate a coke and candy cooperative. Other special activities include hands-on electrical demonstrations, pole-climbing and bucket truck rides, a ropes course, swimming, an energy battle tournament, and a trip to Celebration Station for video games and go-cart rides.
This year, the essay topic, “What I would miss most without electricity,” must be submitted by a team of two eighth grade students currently attending school within CKEC’s service territory. CKEC rules state that if a teammate is not available for the two-student project, individual essays are acceptable. Four students or two teams will be selected from the submitted essays to represent the cooperative at Energy Camp.  CKEC covers all expenses related to the camp including transportation to and from Canyon Camp.

Visit, https://nwithey.wixsite.com/energycamp for more information and pictures from EC. 



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