Aims of RYLA

 
 

THE AIMS OF RYLA

Demonstrate Rotary's respect and concern for youth

Provide an effective training experience for selected youth and potential leaders

Encourage leadership of youth by youth

Recognize publicly young people who are rendering service to their communities

 

EVERY RYLA CAMP FOCUSES ON THE FOLLOWING TOPICS: 

Fundamentals of leadership

Ethics of positive leadership

Importance of communication skills in effective leadership

Problem solving and conflict management

Rotary's purpose and service to the community

Building self confidence and self esteem


ELEMENTS OF COMMUNITY AND GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE CAMP, RYLA PARTICIPANTS CAN EXPECT TO GAIN PERSONAL AND LEADERSHIP 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

Personal Qualities:

  • Identify the various types of personalities
  • Learn to work cooperatively with others
  • Learn about effective time management
  • Learn how to handle stress

Leadership:

  • Identify the characteristics of effective leaders
  • Learn about different styles of leadership
  • Observe effective leaders in a meeting situation

Problem solving strategies:

  • learn creative thinking skills
  • Learn practical problem solving and decision making skills
  • Use a problem solving model in a practical situation