Welcome to Orange County Youth Leadership America!

How to Apply

OCYLA's application to our Summer and Fall Program have officially closed.

Learn More

  • Hello and welcome to the Orange County chapter of Youth Leadership America! We are made up of a group of talented and committed students focusing on empowering the youth with professional and interpersonal skills

  • In recent years, with the help of Disneyland Resort, the Anaheim Hilton, and the Anaheim City Council, Orange County YLA has been able to effectively teach students the essence of leadership by incorporating a variety of engaging activities

Facts About Our Program

  • The fall program is a 14-week long program that stems from September 2016 to January 2017

  • The summer program is a 5-week long program that stems from June 2016-August 2017

  • Events are held every Wednesday night from 6 - 8 PM with the exception of 2-3 Saturday events

  • All events will be held at locations around the Anaheim area

  • YLA's Summer Application due date is still to be determined as well as the Fall Application due date. 

  • Contact Ruben Sanchez, the current President, at rsanchez@ylamerica.org for any additional questions regarding our fall and summer programs



Find out about our OCYLA board members from the 2016-2017 Summer and Fall Program. Feel free to reach out to any one of us with any questions or concerns.


Visit our blog for frequent updates about the YLA Fall Program throughout the year. This is the chance for you to see all the associates in action!

Check below for frequent updates on upcoming events.


Contact Us

Have any questions about our program? Feel free to contact us by filling out the form below. We will get back to you in the next 48 hours with answers to your questions!

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