Rotary Youth Leadership Awards


Do you have what it takes to become a dynamic leader and change yourself and the world?
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is an intensive leadership experience organized by Rotary clubs and districts where you develop your skills as a leader while having fun and making connections.
What are the benefits?
Connect with leaders in your community and around the world 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
What’s involved?
RYLA events are organized locally by Rotary clubs and districts for participants ages 18--28. It is normally in the form of a week long camp with around 80 participants taking part. The content includes presentations, activities and workshops covering many different topics.
How can I participate?
RYLA participants are nominated by local Rotary clubs. Contact Glenhaven Rotary club to find out more about RYLA events in your area, how to apply, and any costs of getting involved.
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Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment (RYPEN)
During an intensive residential weekend young people aged approximately 15 years, will develop increased motivation, improved life skills, better self-image, pride in themselves and an understanding of setting and achieving goals.

National Youth Science Forum (NYSF)
This is a 12 day experience for outstanding students commencing year 12. It is held in Canberra each January and the District Committee will select candidates from those nominated by Clubs. Rotary Clubs may wholly or partially fund applicants.

ConocoPhillips Science Experience
This course offers a 3 day hands-on program for young Australians. The program is non-selective and open to all
students in years 9 & 10. The student are involved in laboratory experiments, engage in real science, share in discussions
and mix with other like minded students.

Muna
High school students develop an awareness of the United Nations and the countries they represent at this simulated Un assembly. They address and debate problems and issues of international concern. Clubs sponsor teams from high schools who each represent a UN country.

PCYC
A memorandum of understanding has been developed between Rotary and PCYC with the aim of strengthening and renewing the partnership between the two parties.