Since 2013, the Ronald Reagan Student Leadership Program has been turning high school students into actively engaged citizens in their communities. After participating in the summer program, former students have gone on to receive such accomplishments as scholarship awards, grant funding for their projects, recognition in school and local newspapers, and leadership roles in various clubs and organizations.

Three main tenants of leadership drive the Ronald Reagan Student Leadership Program: Communication, Optimism, and Informed Decision Making. Lessons have been crafted by the Reagan Foundation’s team of credentialed educators with one goal in mind- to have each student increase their leadership abilities and grow their personal characteristics in these three main tenants. Activities are student-driven, highly engaging, and involve a combination of small group interactions, 1:1 mentoring, and public speaking opportunities.

Click here for a preview of the program schedule.

Session Dates:

Session 1: June 20 – 24, 2016
Session 2: June 27 – July 1, 2016
Session 3: July 11 – 15, 2016
Session 4: July 18 – 22, 2016
Session 5: July 25 – 29, 2016
Session 6: August 1 – 5, 2016

Session Hours:

Monday through Friday, from 9:30AM – 3:30PM
Program Cost:

$400.00, with a $25.00 non-refundable application and processing fee. Students accepted into the program will have the application fee applied to the total cost of the program.

Program Requirements:

An application is required as well as a recommendation from a teacher/counselor/principal.

Program Location:

The program is held on-site at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley, CA 93065. For more information, click here to access our Frequently Asked Questions page.

The application period is now closed. If you would like to submit your application to be on the WAIT LIST for the summer 2016 program, please click on the link below.