Page Day with the Indiana Senate gives students an opportunity to learn about their state government and how bills become law. Highlights include a Statehouse tour, mock bill activity, speakers and other educational activities. Students may have the opportunity to see the Indiana Legislature in action and meet their legislator.
Watch for 2023 dates!
Camp Kilowatt is a fun and unique camp experience for sixth grade students going into seventh grade across Indiana. Kids get the chance to learn more about energy while making new friends and enjoying fun activities and games.
During the month of June, Indiana’s electric cooperatives sponsor a group of students going into their senior year of high school to go on a life-changing educational adventure to Gettysburg and Washington, D.C. This seven-day trip includes visits with Hoosier U.S. Congressional leaders on Capitol Hill and a rally with over 1,800 student delegates from across the country.
Since 1998, Indiana Connection and participating Indiana electric cooperatives have held an annual art contest for Indiana students in grades kindergarten through 12. The winning works from each grade are then used to illustrate the Cooperative Calendar of Student Art that participating REMCs/RECs have distributed.
APP DUE IN MARCH
Three $500 Scholarships will be awarded this year. One will go to Kankakee Valley High School students, one will go to Rensselaer Central High School students, and one will go to students who attend other schools. Additionally, any student who is home-schooled may apply for the drawing. All candidates must be a son/daughter/legal ward of a Jasper County REMC member.
APP DUE APRIL 18, 2022
The 4-H electricity/electronics program provides youth with educational information about electricity and how it can be used. The electricity/electronics program develops project skills (i.e., safe practices, proper use of fuses and circuit breakers, proper lighting techniques, proper wiring techniques) and life skills (i.e., decision-making, using science and technology, developing communication skills).
Any son/daughter/legal ward of a Jasper County REMC member WHO SUBMITS AN ELECTRIC/ELECTRONIC PROJECT FOR JUDGING is eligible for a $15 REMC bill credit to help cover the costs of the student's participation in 4-H.
SIGN UP FOR 4H, MID-JAN DEADLINE
Indiana Connection and Indiana’s electric cooperatives are proud to sponsor the Youth Power and Hope Awards program. Since 2009, the program has annually honored Indiana youth in grades 5-8 for their community service.
APP DUE OCT