RYLA Applications will be accepted between the following dates:
August 15th to October 31st
JUNIOR COUNSELOR APPLICATIONS:
August 15th to September 30th
ADULT VOLUNTEER APPLICATIONS:
September 15th to January 1st
These dates are "hard dates". Exceptions will NOT be made.
Welcome to RYLA - the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference website of Rotary District 5490. We are glad you are here! Whether you are a potential delegate, parent, interested community member, or Rotarian, you will find all of the information you need to know about our terrific program.
WE ENCOURAGE you to browse away! Our goal is to make it easy for you to evaluate our RYLA Conference and then move forward with the appropriate ONLINE application if you so choose. Then, get ready for the most LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCE you have EVER had!
Each year, thousands of young people take part in the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) program worldwide.
Young people between the ages of 14-17 are chosen for their leadership potential. Award winners, known as delegates, attend an all-expenses-paid seminar, camp, or workshop to learn advanced leadership skills. Delegates reinforce their leadership skills by using these new leadership tools in many activities which enhance these skills.
Rotary clubs and districts select Delegates and facilitate the event's curriculum.
RYLA aims to:
The Rotary Youth Leadership Award Conference will be held at Camp Pinerock in Prescott Arizona every year on the Martin Luther King holiday weekend. This years conference is: January 18-21, 2013.