RYLA - Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

Welcome to the first merged Rotary Programme between Districts 9700 and 9710 … RYLA !  In 2019 the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) will be held from the 13th to 18th January inclusive.

RYLA is a challenging six day residential program held in January for young people aged 18 to 25.  RYLA offers a unique opportunity for motivated individuals to access some influential and inspirational speakers and trainers.  With presentations, workshops and exercises, attendees will be introduced to concepts of effective leadership including:

  • Leadership Theory
  • Communication,
  • Resilience,
  • Mental Health,
  • Values & Ethics,
  • Leadership in Service & Community,
  • Youth Leadership,
  • Goal Setting/Visioning
  • Conflict Resolution & Mindfulness

What do the RYLARIAN’S take home with them?  The programme aims to help them to:

  • Build communication and problem-solving skills
  • Discover strategies for becoming a dynamic leader in your school or community
  • Learn from community leaders, inspirational speakers, and peer mentors
  • Unlock your potential to turn motivation into action
  • Have fun and form lasting friendships
  • Build on the existing leadership of participants
  • Encourage participants to further develop their own skills, talents and abilities, and
  • Remind participants of their responsibility to their communities and to the world. 

 ** Applications will open on the 1st September 2018.  For simplicity all payments will go through D9710’s District Treasurer.  Please note that we have merged the two Districts for this year’s RYLA so we anticipate a lot of applications … so get in quick & don’t forget to check out our Facebook page