Applications for RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) for 2021 are open now!
RYLA is an intensive eight-day program designed for 18-28 year olds with leadership potential and a commitment to community service. The program is a unique opportunity aimed to bring participants out of their comfort zone and challenge them to think outside the square while actively using and building on their existing skills and knowledge.
 
RYLA includes seminars, workshops, physical activities and team games relating to areas including Communication and Public Speaking, Leadership, Team Work and Group Dynamics, Problem Solving and Decision Making, Goal Setting, Time Management and Self Awareness and Emotional Intelligence.
 
Applicants are interviewed prior to acceptance onto RYLA.  Successful applicants will have the energy, commitment and motivation to develop their leadership potential and be willing to challenge themselves physically and mentally over the course of the program.  
 
Please note: Applicants who apply via a Rotary Club will receive priority acceptance onto the program.
 
RYLA is held at the Serpentine Camping Centre from Saturday 16th January – Saturday 23rd January 2021.
 
Rotary Club Sponsorship for a RYLA participant is $850, and the participant contribution is $200.  This includes all activities, accommodation and meals for the week.
 
Applications must be in 15th November 2020.
 
If you know a young person who might be eligible and benefit from sponsorship to RYLA please advise the Board through Sec. Peter in the usual way.