Summer Leadership Institute

Our Youth

Thank you for your interest in Camp Ayandeh. 

Camp fees, including room, board, and transportation between Whittier College and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), are $1600 for the entire duration of Camp Ayandeh.

All applicants must also submit a $400 non-refundable deposit, which will count towards the total fees. Applicants who do not in­clude a $400 non-refundable deposit at the time the application is submitted will not be considered. 

Space is limited so please submit your application early.

To apply for a need-based tuition stipend, please visit the Tuition Stipend Page.

Eligibility Requirements:

Registrants should:

  • Be a high school freshmen through high school senior during the 2016-2017 academic calendar
  • Demonstrate an interest in developing leadership skills
  • Demonstrate an interest in learning more about their Iranian heritage and identity.

If you are a parent or guardian applying on behalf of your child, please indicate so on the registration form. We accept applications from parents for new campers only (returning campers must complete their own applications).

In order to submit your application online, please provide the information requested below. 

Please note: The website will not save your answers before the application is submitted in its entirety, and once the application is submitted, it will be immediately sent to IAAB staff for review. It is recommended that appli­cants type their answers in a separate document and then paste them into the fields below.

All new applicants who are a high school freshmen through high school senior will be accepted unless they submit an incomplete application.

If you have any questions about using the online application, please feel free to contact IAAB via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.