Get ready to tear down obstacles of the mind and body. RYLA promotes opportunities for youth to develop leadership, engage in teamwork, and build problem solving skills.

 

Location

Camp Redwood Glen

Scott's Valley, CA

Eligibility

All high school sophomores and juniors in Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo counties.

Dates

April 26-28, 2018

 

Cost

Scholarships are automatically awarded, covering all costs and transportation.

 
 
 
 

RYLA In Detail

 

RYLA stands for Rotary Youth Leadership Awards.

RYLA is one of the most significant and fastest growing programs of Rotary International. Each year thousands of young people take part in the local RYLA programs worldwide. 

 

RYLA PARTICIPANTS GAIN SKILLS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

Communication Skills:

  • Develop interpersonal skills

  • Communicate more effectively

  • Develop listening skills

  • Participate in some public speaking in a warm, supportive environment

Leadership:

  • Identify the characteristics of effective leaders

  • Learn about different styles of leadership

  • Observe effective leaders in a meeting situation

 

The Rotary Clubs in District 5150 sponsor leadership training programs for sophomore and junior high school students in Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo counties. The three day camp emphasizes leadership, citizenship, and personal growth. 

 

Personal Qualities:

  • Identify the various types of personalities

  • Learn to work cooperatively with others

  • Learn about effective time management

  • Learn how to handle stress

Problem solving strategies:

  • Learn creative thinking skills

  • Learn practical problem solving and decision making skills

  • Use a problem solving model in a practical situation