Conferences & Seminars

2022 March High School Conference at the Reagan Ranch

Add to Cal

Event Overview

March High School Conference at the Reagan Ranch
The Reagan Ranch • Santa Barbara, CA

there's a flickering spark in us all which, if struck at just the right age, I think, can light the rest of our lives
– President Ronald Reagan

Who? High School Students
When? March 16-19, 2022
Where? The Reagan Ranch in Santa Barbara, California
The cost? Only $100!

This four-day program will give high school students an insight into the people, places, and ideas that shaped our 40th President, allowing them to better understand why and how Ronald Reagan changed the country and the world and how they can do the same. The very essence of President Reagan’s character is found at the Ranch—his humility, optimism, hard work, love for freedom, and belief in the American Dream. The Ranch embodies his vision of what America was, is, and could be –a “Shining City on a Hill.”

Today, young people are taught that America is the exact opposite –a place of racism, oppression, and limited opportunity– and that our most important systems and institutions– the Constitution, free enterprise, free speech, and religious liberty among them – are simply instruments of this oppression. This program will help students grapple with important questions about American identity and better equip them to understand and defend the principles of freedom.

Throughout this program, students will hear from some of the Conservative Movement’s brightest minds, be inspired by their stories and insights, meet like-minded peers from across the country, and tour Rancho del Cielo, Ronald Reagan’s “Western White House” and home of 25 years.

THE BENEFITS:
• Learn from top leaders in the Conservative Movement about how to champion your principles at your school & beyond!
• Walk in President Reagan’s footsteps at Rancho del Cielo
• Meet and network with like-minded students and participate in discussion with fellow students
• Receive valuable resource materials
• Improve your critical thinking and debate skills
• Become a young leader in the Conservative Movement!

This educational program will begin at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16th and will conclude on Saturday, March 19th at 5:00 p.m.

WHAT’S INCLUDED: The conference fee of $100 includes three nights in a hotel, conference materials, transportation during the program, and meals from Wednesday dinner through Saturday lunch.

TRAVEL AND TUITION ASSISTANCE: Travel and tuition assistance may be available on a case-by-case basis for those with demonstrable financial need. Please check the Frequently Asked Questions below for instructions about how to apply. Please note that travel and tuition assistance are not guaranteed and are allocated on a case-by-case basis.

MORE DETAILS: For details about applying for travel or tuition assistance, travel options and shuttles, dress code, hotel accommodations, and more, please check the program Frequently Asked Questions.

Please contact Madison Habersetzer at 888-872-1776 if you are interested in attending.

The Reagan Ranch Center
217 State Street
Santa Barbara, California 93101

Burt Folsom

Distinguished Fellow at Hillsdale College, Historian and Author

“Free markets are in short supply. I enjoy studying free markets and how they work.” Burt Folsom has been a college professor at many places, especially Hillsdale College in Michigan, where he still serves as distinguished fellow. He has written ten books. These books include The Myth of the Robber Barons, which is published by…

Full Bio

Anna Strasburg

Founder of Project If Life

Anna Strasburg is a pro-life activist who ran and biked 3,000 miles across America. On her journey, she spoke at various venues to educate and activate people into the pro-life movement. She is now married and a mother of one. Today Strasburg continues to speak promoting the pro-life message.

Full Bio

Governor Scott Walker

President of Young America’s Foundation and 45th Governor of Wisconsin

Governor Scott Walker was elected president of Young America's Foundation on February 1, 2021. Governor Walker was raised with a heart for public service, patriotism, and hard work. He moved to the small town of Delavan, Wisconsin, when he was in third grade. There, his father was a minister and his mother worked part time as a bookkeeper and secretary.…

Full Bio

Katie Pavlich

Journalist, Author, Commentator and Speaker

Katie Pavlich is the news editor for Townhall.com and a contributing editor to Townhall Magazine. She is the author of the New York Times Best Seller Fast and Furious: Barack Obama's Bloodiest Scandal and Its Shameless Cover-Up. Her latest book, Assault and Flattery: The Truth about the Left and Their War on Women was released during the summer of 2014.…

Full Bio

Todd Starnes

Todd Starnes has been at Fox News Radio for more than a decade. His daily commentary is heard on hundreds of radio stations and his syndicated column is read by millions. He also hosts a one-minute commentary on Fox & Friends. He is a frequent contributor on many Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network…

Full Bio

Habi Zhang

Political Science Doctoral Student

Habi is a doctoral student in political science. She holds a Master's in Public Policy from the Pepperdine School of Public Policy ('2017). She writes political commentary and essays in her spare time. Her work appears in Law & Liberty, The Imaginative Conservative, The American Mind, The American Conservative, The Daily Wire, and The Wall Street Journal, among others.

Full Bio

Jerome Hudson

Bestselling Author and Entertainment Editor for Breitbart.com

Jerome Hudson is the author of 50 Things They Don’t Want You to Know, the Publishers Weekly and USA Today bestseller from HarperCollins that the New York Times refused to include on their bestsellers list. Jerome first received national notoriety after the publication of his article “The Life of a Young Black Conservative,” which was…

Full Bio

Ian Haworth

Speaker, Writer, and Podcast Host

Ian is a writer, editor and podcast host at The Daily Wire, where he creates news and commentary articles and videos. He is a voice on the hit daily news show, “Morning Wire," and hosts "The Ian Haworth Show" and "The Truth in 60 Seconds."Ian is originally from the United Kingdom, and moved to the…

Full Bio

Michael J. Clark

Associate Professor of Economics, Wallace and Marion Reemelin Chair in Free Market Economics at Hillsdale College

Michael Clark received his Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University in 2011. He is currently an assistant professor at Hillsdale College where his hard work and high teaching evaluations garnered him the Wallace and Marion Reemelin chair in free market economics. Previously, he taught as a visiting professor for the MBA program at the University…

Full Bio

Mark Skousen

American Economist and Writer

Mark Skousen, Ph. D., editor of Forecasts & Strategies, is a nationally known investment expert, economist, university professor and author of more than 25 books. In July 2018 Dr Skousen was awarded the inaugural Triple Crown in Economics for his work in economic theory, history and education, and has been identified as one of the 20 most influential living…

Full Bio

Corey DeAngelis PhD

Corey DeAngelis is the national director of research at the American Federation for Children, the executive director at Educational Freedom Institute, an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, and a senior fellow at Reason Foundation. He was named on the Forbes 30 under 30 list for his work on education policy and received the Buckley Award…

Full Bio
-->
Close