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RYLA – Rotary Youth Leadership Award

Rotary Youth Leadership AwardRYLA is a 7 day residential leadership seminar for aspiring leaders aged 18 – 30 years. The week incorporates a lot of self development through a variety of mechanisms including reflection (individually & as a team), team work, sports and outdoor activities, dancing and many others. Participants can seize the opportunity to develop leadership, communication and problem solving skills, can practice new behaviours, forge life-long friends and challenge their own personal belief systems and values.


♦  18–30 years old

Program information:

♦  This 6-day program is an intensive leadership training course for community minded young people. Participants are chosen for their leadership skills and their potential to have an impact on their community
♦  The participants discuss issues of professional responsibility, human relations, ethics, leadership and communication skills.
♦  The program incorporates a range of seminars and workshops as well as team and skill building activities.
♦  Participants also learn about Rotary’s purpose and service to the community as well as the elements of community and global citizenship.

Benefits for participants:

Development of a range of skills –

♦  Leadership
♦  Communication
♦  Organisation and time management
♦  Team building and team work
♦  Problem solving and conflict management
♦  Impromptu and prepared public speaking
♦  Ability to step out of their comfort zones challenge themselves and realise their potential

Schools is the City of Knox are encouraged to discuss with the Rotary Club of Knox about the possibility of having RYLA participation as an award for a student who demonstrates a commitment to community service and leadership in Year 12. Associated costs are taken care of by the sponsoring club.  Enquire now for more information.

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