The 2020 Simi Valley Youth Summit Registration Is Open
CONTACT: Kristin Tignac
Youth Council Coordinator
The Simi Valley Youth Council encourages all high school students in Simi Valley to attend the 19th Annual Youth Summit, Explore Your Purpose!, on Thursday, March 12, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This free event is designed to inspire youth to set goals, enhance leadership abilities, and become involved in their community. It is sponsored by the City of Simi Valley’s Youth Council, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, and the Simi Valley Unified School District.
The Youth Summit will be held at the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District Activity Center located at 4201 Guardian Street. The free event includes: a motivational speaker; interactive workshops; and small group discussions regarding community-wide issues impacting teens. During the lunch break, attendees will have the opportunity to interface directly with City Council Members, Simi Valley Unified School District Board Members, Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District Board Members, and other elected officials and community leaders on youth-related issues and concerns.
Attendance at the event is recognized by the Simi Valley Unified School District as an educational activity and is an excused absence designated as school business. High school students outside the Simi Valley Unified School District are also welcome to attend.
Students interested in attending the Youth Summit are required to submit an application and guardian permission forms in advance. Applications may be submitted online by visiting the City’s website at www.simivalley.org/YouthSummit. Additionally, hard copy applications may be obtained by contacting Kristin Tignac, Youth Council Coordinator, at (805) 583-6766. Completed applications must be received prior to Friday, February 21, 2020. Space is limited to the first 150 students.
The Simi Valley Youth Council is an advisory board to the City Council on issues that affect the Youth in the community. Community members and youth are encouraged to follow the Youth Council on Instagram @simivalleyyouthcouncil.