SYF Events


Global Citizen's Challenge

Friday, August 26 – Saturday, August 27

In partnership with Your Big Year & American Experience Foundation (AEF), SYTA Youth Foundation is providing a two-day youth program onsite at Annual Conference. The purpose of this youth program is to introduce diverse students to travel and tourism as a career.  The students will learn firsthand about conferences/professional events, interact with experts in the tourism industry, experience local attractions and develop cross-cultural relationships with peers.

Fun Run/Walk/Slumber

Sunday, August 28 

6:00 AM – 7:30 AM

Enjoy a morning with your peers as you run/walk in Washington, DC. “Sleeping In” still earns you a spot on the team. The $50 registration includes a shirt and light refreshments.

SYTA Youth Foundation Luncheon

Sunday, August 28 

12:30 AM – 2:30 AM

One of the most inspiring events of the SYTA Annual Conference, the SYF Luncheon will share the inspiring work of the SYTA Youth Foundation and the impact it has on students and youth. SYF is changing young lives for good.