Perennial PPD Sponsors Area Teens at Youth Energy Camp
(July 24, 2014) York, NE. – Perennial Public Power District recently sponsored two area teens at the Nebraska Rural Electric Association (NREA) Youth Energy Camp. The camp was held July 14-18 at the Nebraska 4-H Camp near Halsey, NE.
The teens sponsored by the utility were Broc Mueller of Exeter, son of John and Anita Mueller; and Rachel Mertz of McCool Junction, daughter of Roger and Mindy Mertz.
Camp activities included tours of Gerald Gentleman Station near Sutherland and Kingsley Hydroelectric Power Plant at Lake McConaughy, educational workshops and presentations by regional experts, canoeing, pole climbing, a banquet and dance.
The Nebraska Rural Electric Association is composed of 34 rural electric systems including Perennial Public Power District. Each electric system offers the opportunity for high school-aged students to attend Youth Energy Camp annually in an effort to educate Nebraska youth about the public power industry.