RYLA 2024 - Apply Now!

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) isn’t your average leadership camp. RYLA is designed to give high school students hands-on active learning activities and sessions to build on their own leadership skills. Held on the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) campus, RYLA 5580 encourages youth to explore their own strengths and develop their own style of leadership.

There is no cost to you for attending RYLA 5580. All of the fees for each camper are sponsored by individual Rotary Clubs and all necessary supplies will be provided. 
RYLA takes place from July 14-20, 2024 in Crookston, Minnesota. For more information, go to https://district5580ryla.org/campers/ or download the info package.

What are the benefits?

Connect with leaders from around the Rotary district 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 your peers
  • Unlock how to turn motivation into action
  • Have fun and form lasting friendships

Who should apply?

  • High schoolers in Rotary District 5580 who portray leadership qualities
  • Students entering their senior year (preferably) or junior year of high school
  • Individuals actively involved in school activities, including: athletics, fine arts, academic clubs, and student government
  • Individuals with volunteer and/or work experience
  • Students with good academic records