Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)
The Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is one of the most successful Rotary programs run by Rotary clubs around the world. RYLA is a fun and intensive training program designed for 15 to 30-year olds to inspire leaders and provide them with the skills to complete their goals.

What are the benefits of RYLA?

RYLA allows you the opportunity to build your problem solving and communication skills, discover strategies for becoming a dynamic leader in your school or community, explore career paths, share ideas and experiences with your peers, coordinate youth activities and community service projects and discuss creative approaches for resolving family, social, and professional conflicts.

Through RYLA, Rotary District 7810 aims to:

• Provide 15 to 30-year-olds with the opportunity to collaborate in a supportive environment to gain a better understanding of their own and others' strengths, unique qualities and abilities.
• Facilitate workshops about teamwork, communication and motivation to develop leadership skills, including the John Maxwell iChoose Program.
• Bring awareness of social issues affecting people today.
• Demonstrate Rotary's commitment to youth development and growth.

When and where is RYLA held?

Rotary District 7810's RYLA 2020 will take place at Kingswood University in Sussex, NB, on May 8th and 9th. Sign in commences at 5:00 pm on Friday. Family and friends are welcomed to attend the closing ceremonies at 4:00 pm on Saturday. Departure/pickup time is May 9th at 5:00 pm.

How do I register?

Complete the easy online registration steps outlined below. 

What is the cost for RYLA?

The total cost for the RYLA event is $160 CAD, which includes the program fee, overnight accommodations at Kingswood University, meals (Friday night, Saturday breakfast and lunch), eco-friendly, reusable water bottle, and certificates of completion for the John Maxwell program, iChoose and participation at RYLA.

How do I pay?

Payment can be provided via cheque or eTransfer.
•    Please mail cheques payable to the D7810 Rotary Youth Leadership Committee to 210 John Street, Suite 200 Moncton, NB E1C 0B8.
•    e-Transfer to

What if I have questions?

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to the RYLA Organizing Team at!
Review the RYLA Participant Terms.

Complete the online registration form by Monday, April 20th, 2020.

If you are under the age of 19, complete and email the Parental/Guardian Consent Form.

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