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Rotary Youth Leadership award (RYLA)


 The three Rotary groups in York are seeking applications from young people aged 16 or 17 to attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) courses normally held in late July and early August. The courses are sponsored and incur no cost to the participants.  Applications for 2024 are closed.  Application for 2025 will open Janauary 2025.  For more information contact     

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What Is RYLA 2024

RYLA 2024 is more than just a course; it’s a life-changing experience where you’ll face challenges, learn about teamwork, and most importantly, develop your leadership skills.

This programme is crafted around dynamic team activities focused on problem-solving, communication, organisation, and delegation.

While the course is adventure-packed, it is a leadership workshop, not a holiday!

Why Choose to apply for RYLA 2024:

  • Develop Leadership Skill - Engage in activities that challenge your understanding of effective leadership.

  • Practical Experience - Take on leadership roles and receive constructive feedback from both instructors and peers.

  • Professional Guidance - Learn from experienced instructors and Rotarian mentors.

  • Build Connections - Form friendships and network with like-minded individuals.

  • Scenic Venue - Experience the beauty and serenity of Hebden Hey Scout Hostel.

Course Details:

Location: Hebden Hey Scout Hostel, Hebden Bridge outskirts.
Dates: July 28 – August 2, 2024, and August 4 – 9, 2024.
Cost: Free, thanks to Rotary’s sponsorship. Transportation included!

Further information: Email for more information or to request an application form.

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