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High School Conference at the Reagan Ranch

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Jun 19 - Jun 22, 2019
3:00 pm
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EXPERIENCE HISTORY. LEARN CONSERVATIVE IDEAS. WALK IN PRESIDENT REAGAN'S FOOTSTEPS.

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.

BENEFITS FOR YOU:

  • 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.

TUITION: The conference fee, $100, includes three nights at a Santa Barbara hotel, conference tuition, materials, and meals from Wednesday dinner through Saturday lunch.

FAQs:  Click here for all the details.

TRAVEL ASSISTANCE: Is travel assistance available? While travel assistance is never guaranteed, Young America’s Foundation will gladly consider all completed requests.Travel assistance may be available on a case-by-case basis for those with financial need. If you have financial need, please email a brief essay (no more than a page) to travel@yaf.org that includes:

  • Language regarding your financial need
  • What you hope to gain by attending the conference
  • Your travel plans
  • The expected amount of your travel plans and the amount you are requesting. (For example, Expected travel costs from IAD to SBA $500. I am requesting $200 in assistance.)
  • We will not consider your request until we receive this completed essay. Travel assistance essays are due June 1.

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS:  Click here for all the frequently asked questions.

APPLICATION: This conference has sold out.

WAITLIST: If you would like to sign up on the waitlist, please click here.

 

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

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