Youth

Twelve 2020 IEC Memorial Scholarships Available

Posted September 25th, 2019

Adams Electric Cooperative has announced that the Illinois electric cooperatives in 2020 will award eleven academic scholarships to high school seniors through a memorial scholarship fund designed to financially assist deserving students in the “electric cooperative family.” In addition, a twelfth scholarship – to assist with costs in attending an electric lineworker school – will […]


Adams Electric and Adams Telephone students join national electric co-op Youth to Washington Tour

Posted June 27th, 2019

What do you get when 62 students from 26 Illinois electric and telephone cooperatives join 1,800 of their peers across the United States? You get the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Youth to Washington Tour! Two students each from Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative service territories were selected from a diverse group […]


65 Local Students Attended Electricity School

Posted June 21st, 2019

Adams Electric, Ameren, and University of Illinois Extension joined forces again this year to teach local students about electricity, electrical safety, and energy efficiency. On Wednesday, June 19, heavy rains didn’t hinder the event which is usually held in Bailey Park. Instead, sixty-five students met at the Community Building in Camp Point. Students, ages 8-18 […]


Electricity School For Youth

Posted June 5th, 2019

University of Illinois Extension along with Adams Electric Cooperative and Ameren are sponsoring 4-H Electricity School on June 19 in Bailey Park in Camp Point.  The hours are from 8:30 am to 11:30 am.  This event is open to all youth ages 8-18, not just 4-H members. Electricity School offers workshops on: constructing an extension […]


Four Local Students Are Winners of Washington, D.C. Tour

Posted April 16th, 2019

On April 3, 2019, 33 area sophomores and juniors met in Springfield for the 2019 Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperative Youth Day. Twenty students represented Adams Electric Cooperative and thirteen students represented Adams Telephone Co-Operative. After visiting the State Capitol, touring the Old Capitol and the Abraham Lincoln Museum, students participated in an interview competition. […]


High School Sophomores and Juniors Eligible to Win A Trip To Washington, D.C.

Posted January 17th, 2019

Four area high school sophomores or juniors will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C., June 14-21, 2019, in an annual contest sponsored by Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative. Interested students must complete a short answer application. After reviewing all applications, judges from each cooperative will select up to 34 applicants to […]



75 Students Attended Electricity School

Posted June 8th, 2018

Do you have electrical skills? Adams Electric Cooperative, Ameren, and University of Illinois Extension have been teaching local students the basics of electricity, safety and energy efficiency for many years. On Wednesday, June 6, students from all over the area met at Bailey Park for this year’s event. The school consisted of a Wheel of […]


Four Local Students Are Winners of Washington, D.C. Tour

Posted April 20th, 2018

On April 18, 2018, 19 area sophomores and juniors met in Springfield for the 2018 Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperative Youth Day. Twelve students represented Adams Electric Cooperative and seven students represented Adams Telephone Co-Operative. After visiting the State Capitol, touring the Old Capitol and the Abraham Lincoln Museum, students participated in an interview competition. […]


Cooperatives Participate in Youth Day

Posted April 20th, 2018

SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Jil Tracy and Representatives Norine Hammond and Randy Frese met with students representing Adams Electric Cooperative and Adams Telephone Co-Operative during the Illinois Electric and Telephone Cooperatives Youth Day in Springfield on Wednesday, April 18. More than 210 students from around Illinois had an opportunity to visit the State Capitol, view […]


Adams Electric Cooperative
Mailing address: P.O. Box 247, Camp Point, IL 62320
Headquarters Location: 700 E. Wood St., Camp Point, IL
Phone: 217-593-7701 – Fax: 217-593-7120