Young people are struggling with lockdowns, as we all are but Rotary Clubs have an opportunity to support and upskill our future leaders….


A RYLA event is being organized and run as a joint program between District 9810 and 9820 at Rawson Village, 17th – 22nd January 2022. RYLA or Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is an intensive 6 day leadership experience organized by Rotary districts and sponsored by Rotary clubs to build skills and develop young leaders of tomorrow while having fun and making meaningful connections.

What are the benefits?

Participants aged 18 – 30 can connect with leaders in our community and learn valuable skills through this program by

  • Building communication and problem-solving strategies
  • Discover strategies for becoming dynamic leaders in the community
  • Learn from community leaders, inspirational speakers, and peer mentors
  • Unlock their potential to turn motivation into action
  • Have fun and form lasting friendships as well as connections
  • Emphasize professional development and connect participants with opportunities to serve the community through Rotary and Rotaract

What’s involved?

Your club can become involved by sponsoring a participant and or program leader. Sponsoring a participant will give your club a simple way to focus on developing young leaders, create sustainable change, and aid in the creation of service-minded global citizens.

What does is cost?

Applications made for the program prior to 31st October will be invoiced an early bird sponsorship fee of $949 for participants and $650 for leaders after that date fees will be $1049 and $750 respectively. Applications are currently open online and can be accessed through the District website, a QR code or via the link https://bit.ly/3si6ddC

Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself.

When you are a leader, success is all about growing others.

Jack Welch

Clubs are invited to join the RYLA team on Sunday 19th Spptember at 2pm for the launch with an opportunity to ask questions.

Questions can be made earlier by filling in the following form https://forms.office.com/r/7nAwD4u5nu