Applications now open for 2023 Camp Kilowatt

December 8, 2022

 • BY Rob Ford

Tipmont Wintek will sponsor area students at this summer's Camp Kilowatt. The camp will be held June 7-10, 2023, at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Indiana.

Students entering seventh grade in 2023 are eligible to attend and are selected by their local cooperative to participate in the four-day program. The students’ agenda combines traditional outdoor camp activities with environmental education, electrical safety practices and cooperative business education.

“This is a great way for students to learn about the role of the electric cooperative in their community. On top of that, they get to experience all the fun of camp,” said Rob Ford, Communication Director at Tipmont Wintek.

Apply online for Camp Kilowatt by visiting or by calling Tipmont Wintek member service at 800-726-3953. Applications are due March 1, 2023.

The Camp Kilowatt program was developed by a committee of electric cooperative employees from Indiana. The camp is funded in part by Indiana’s electric cooperatives, Hoosier Energy, Wabash Valley Power Alliance, Indiana Electric Cooperatives and other industry partners.

Rob Ford

Rob Ford

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Rob Ford is Tipmont and Wintek's communication director, a role he's held since 2015.

Rob has a bachelor's and a master's in Communication from Purdue University. He lives in West Lafayette with his wife and three children and has a life-sized Yoda statue in his office. Away from the office, you’ll find Rob working on his golf swing, jump shot, or hope for a Purdue basketball national title – all futile endeavors.