Conferences & Seminars

High School Conference at the Reagan Ranch

Add to Cal

Event Overview


Young America’s Foundation’s Reagan Ranch High School Conference is a unique gathering designed specifically for high school students and framed as a “crash course” in conservative thought. No prior knowledge or involvement in public policy is required to attend.


  • Learn conservative ideas and effective activism
  • Meet and network with like-minded students
  • Interact with your conservative heroes
  • Receive valuable resource materials
  • Improve your critical thinking and debate skills
  • Become a young leader in the Conservative Movement
  • Walk in Reagan's footsteps

When you attend, you will hear briefings and discussions with conservatism’s brightest minds and most respected leaders. Students also enjoy a tour of the Reagan Ranch.

SPEAKERS: The speakers will be posted as they are confirmed.

FAQs:  Download all the details.

Apply Here

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

Governor Scott Walker

President-Elect of Young America’s Foundation

Scott Walker served as the 45th governor of Wisconsin from 2011 to 2019. He previously served as Milwaukee county executive (2002 to 2010) and in the Wisconsin State Assembly (1993 to 2002). Born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Walker was raised in Iowa and in Delavan, Wisconsin, before attending Marquette University. While in school, he worked…

Full Bio

Liz Wheeler

Host of "Tipping Point with Liz Wheeler" on One America News Network

Liz Wheeler is a 26 year old, young conservative hailing from the heart of the Midwest. During college, Liz served on the Board of Zoning Appeals for her hometown in Ohio (and was the youngest person in the city’s history to hold that position). At the same time, Liz co-authored a book with 13 other…

Full Bio

Ken Blackwell

Senior Fellow, Family Research Council

Ken Blackwell is the Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance at the Family Research Council.  He is a national bestselling author of three books: Rebuilding America: A Prescription For Creating Strong Families, Building The Wealth Of Working People, And Ending Welfare; The Blueprint: Obama’s Plan to Subvert the Constitution and Build an Imperial Presidency; and…

Full Bio

Anna Strasburg

On July 23, 2016, Project If Life launched in Kansas City. Anna Strasburg began a 3,000 mile run across the United States, running between 10 – 15 miles a day, 5 days a week. The first half ended in Los Angeles in May of this year. Due to knee injuries, Anna switched to biking after driving…

Full Bio

Burgess Owens

Author, Commentator, NFL Super Bowl Champion, and Writer

Burgess spent his childhood growing up in the Deep South during a period when the barriers of segregation were being torn down. He was the third Black American to be offered a football scholarship at the University of Miami. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Chemistry and simultaneously gained national recognition as a…

Full Bio

Rachel Campos-Duffy

Fox News Contributor

Rachel Campos-Duffy may have gotten her start as one of the stars of the iconic show, MTVs The Real World: San Francisco, but today she is ranked one of “Newsmax’s 50 Most Influential Latino” leaders and sought after for her honest, insightful, and often humorous real-world view of the news cycle and American public policy.…

Full Bio

Larry Schweikart

Historian, Professor, Author and Speaker

Larry E. Schweikart, a former rock drummer who opened for "Steppenwolf," is an American historian and the author of more than a dozen books. Dr. Schweikart was born on April 21, 1951 in Mesa, AZ and lived in Higley, AZ, where his father Earl was a ranch foreman for the Daugherty Ranch. Earl was a rodeo…

Full Bio

Alex Marlow

Editor-in-Chief, Breitbart News