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RYLA Scholarship Information.


Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is Rotary's leadership training program for young people. RYLA emphasizes leadership, chitizenship, and personal growth and aims to
  • 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.
There is a core curriculum that covers the following topics:
  • Fundamentals of leadership
  • Ethics of pisitive leadership
  • Importance of communication skills and effective leadership
  • Problem solving and conflict management
  • What Rotary is and what it does for the community
  • Building self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Elements of community and global citizenship

RYLA 2014

This year's camp dates are Sunday, June 8th - Thursday, June 12th.

Students who attend RYLA will be asked to attend the Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday June 24th to report to the club about their RYLA experience. You are encouraged to attend with your students.

RYLA Scholarship

The Rotary Club of Bay City has one camp scholarship per school, in the amount of $300, to afford one student (current year junior) from each Bay City School the opportunity to attend RYLA.

The Northern Bay & Arenac Rotary Club (Pinconning) sponsors students from Pinconning High.

Click here to Download RYLA Scholarship Application packet as PDF.

Send completed & signed applications to:
COPOCO Community Credit Union
Attn: Brenda Scramlin
PO Box 1520
Bay City MI 48706