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The National High School Leadership Conference

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Event Overview

Young America’s Foundation’s Gratia Houghton Rinehart National High School Leadership Conference is an exciting four-day gathering of high school students eager to learn and be inspired by conservative ideas. By attending this crash-course in conservatism, you will get to talk with some of the Conservative Movement’s brightest minds, be inspired by their stories and insights, meet like-minded peers from across the country, receive invaluable resources, and even take a tour of the national monuments dedicated to our nation’s Founding Fathers.

THE BENEFITS:

  • Learn from top strategists and leaders in the Conservative Movement about how to champion your principles at your school & beyond!
  • Meet and network with like-minded students and participate in discussion with fellow students
  • Tour our nation's capitol
  • Interact with your conservative heroes
  • Receive valuable resource  materials
  • Improve your critical thinking and debate skills
  • Become a young leader in the Conservative Movement

Tuition Fee: The conference fee of $100 includes three nights in the dormitories at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center, conference tuition, materials, and meals from Wednesday dinner through Saturday breakfast.

Travel Assistance: Yes—travel assistance may be available on a case-by-case basis for those with demonstrable 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 LAX to IAD $500. I am requesting $200 in assistance.)

We will not consider your request until we receive this completed essay. Please note that travel assistance is not guaranteed, and is allocated on a case-by-case basis. Incomplete essays will not be considered. Travel assistance essays are due no later than June 11, but are issued first come first served.

FAQs: Click here for all the frequently asked questions.

Application: This conference has sold-out. If you would like to sign up on a wait list, please click here.

 

National 4-H Conference Center
7100 Connecticut Avenue
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815

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