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High School Conference at the Reagan Ranch

March 13, 2024

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March 16, 2024

Reagan Ranch Center | 217 State Street

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Santa Barbara

,

CA

High School Students

100

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Burt Folsom
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Robert Spencer
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Todd Starnes
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Elisha Krauss
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Daniel Di Martino
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Michael J. Clark Ph. D.
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Seth Gruber
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Emily Jashinsky
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Charlie Jones
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Dr. Jeff Myers

“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

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 like-minded friends who won’t cancel you for your conservative beliefs
  • Receive valuable resource materials and awesome swag
  • Improve your critical thinking and debate skills
  • Enjoy four days in sunny Santa Barbara, California
  • Become a young leader in the Conservative Movement!

Dive into the heart and mind of one of America’s greatest leaders! YAF’s four-day program will whisk you away on a journey through history, revealing the people, places, and ideas that shaped the 40th President. You’ll walk away with a deeper understanding of how Ronald Reagan changed not just the country, but the world, and how you can do the same. Brace yourself for the ultimate adventure as you journey to the Reagan Ranch, where the very essence of President Reagan’s character comes alive. From his tireless work ethic to his astounding humility and love for freedom, the Ranch is a monument to his vision for America – 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 you grapple with important questions about American identity and better equip you to understand and defend the principles of freedom.

During this program, you will engage with the top leaders of the Conservative Movement, soaking up their ideas and inspirational stories. Plus, you’ll mix and mingle with fellow young leaders from every corner of the USA. And as if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also get to explore Rancho del Cielo, the “Western White House,” which the legendary Ronald Reagan called home for 25 years. It’s going to be an unforgettable week!

This educational program will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, and will conclude on Saturday, March 16, at 4:30 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 ASSISTANCE: Travel assistance may be available on a case-by-case basis for those with demonstrable financial need. Apply for travel assistance here.

Please note that travel assistance is not guaranteed and is allocated on a case-by-case basis. Travel assistance requests are due prior to the event.

TUITION ASSISTANCE: Tuition assistance may be available on a case-by-case basis for those with demonstrable financial need. If you have financial need, please email a brief essay (no more than a page) to Conference Director Madison Habersetzer at [email protected] with some language regarding your financial need.

MORE DETAILS: For details about the agenda, travel options and shuttles, dress code, hotel accommodations, and more, please check the Frequently Asked Questions.

 

 

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