RYLA, Rotary Youth Leadership Award -Rotary Club of Trail
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WHAT IS RYLA
RYLA is an intensive 1-week leadership and training program for current and potential youth leaders.

WHAT IS A TYPICAL RYLA PROGRAM AGENDA
Using a small-group format with presentations and ample opportunity for group discussion, successful candidates will investigate a variety of topics: keys to understanding ourselves and others, importance of communication in effective leadership, elements of community and global leadership, goal setting, motivation, styles of leadership, what makes an effective leader, group dynamics, ethics, critical thinking, Rotary's purpose and service to the community, and a variety of other topics. Presentations will feature a wide cross-section of speakers from a variety of leadership perspectives.

WHO WILL BE ATTENDING
Under District 5080, young people from British Columbia, Idaho, Washington and other countries will attend.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Young adults, 18-25 years of age, male and female, married or single will attend. Rotarians and their families are eligible to participate. Attendees must have graduated from grade 12 and should have a position of leadership or have displayed leadership potential.

HOW DO I APPLY
You must complete an application
form and return it to the Rotary Club in your area. While application deadlines will be set by individual clubs, you are encouraged to apply long in advance of the RYLA July summer camp held every year.

HOW WILL I KNOW IF I HAVE BEEN ACCEPTED
The sponsoring Rotary Club will be in contact with you and you may be required to attend an interview. You will also receive a letter from the RYLA Camp Director with details about the Camp.

WHAT DOES ATTENDING THE CAMP COST?
Your local Rotary Club will pay for your registration. While travel assistance might be provided, you will be responsible for travel costs.

WHERE IS THE CAMP HELD
Selkirk College Campus, Castlegar, B.C., Canada

WHO CAN I CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION
In Canada: Dave Douglas, 590 Johnstone Rd., Nelson, BC, V1L 6J2; tel: 250.352.7957 (h), 250.354.4871(w); email: dave@douglasclan.ca
In USA: Debi Dockins, 1320 W. Cove Rd., Viola, ID, 83872; tel: 208.883.6231; email: dgdockins@hotmail.com

Annual Contact List
Carol Mcintyre (JL Crowe): cmcintyre@sd20.bc.ca