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Save the date for YADAPP 2020: July 13-17, 2020

Rising 9th through rising 12th grade student leaders along with an Adult Sponsor are invited to the annual YADAPP kick-off conference!

The Youth Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Project (YADAPP) is a unique, year-long peer leadership opportunity fostering the prevention of high school substance use that kicks off during the annual conference. During the week-long kick off conference, Participants attend topical workshops, hear from internationally-known motivational speakers, learn peer leadership and prevention best practices and develop a strategic plan to address alcohol or drug use among their peers.


Included in enrollment is lodging, meals, all conference materials and year-long coaching and support from the Virginia ABC Education and Prevention Section.

Early Bird Enrollment

  • March 1 to April 30:
    $500 Enrollment Fee per Team

Regular Enrollment: 

  • May 1 to June 1:
    $600 Enrollment Fee per Team

Changes to Teams cannot be made after June 1.

Please refer to the Confirmation Packet for complete conference information. This includes the Code of Conduct, Dress Code, packing list and forms and waivers that must be submitted in order to participate.


Participants and Adult Sponsors will have a full schedule of General Session Speakers, Breakout Sessions, Letter Group meetings, Adult Sponsor trainings and the opportunity to participate in the Talent Show, Costume Parade and Door Decorating Contest. The YADAPP daily schedule includes programming from 8:45AM to 10:30PM.

Conference Check In is Monday, July 13 from 10:00am to 1:00pm in Willet Hall. Check Out is Friday, July 17 11:00am to 12:00pm.

Contact Us

Education and Prevention Section
Virginia ABC