Posted by Paul Elsley

Kingston, Ontario May 29 - 31, 2020

Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (RYLA) is a unique opportunity for high school students to gain insight and knowledge in life and leadership skills. The academy features professionally developed curriculum, exciting guest leaders, small group problem solving and self reflection which lead to enhanced leadership skills. Based on their academy experience, many graduates change their career objectives or educational plans. District 7040 Rotary Clubs may sponsor one to three students (ages 15-17) to attend this Youth Leadership Academy, The program is offered in English only. All students stay in residence at St. Lawrence College for 2 nights/3 days. Registration and transportation costs are covered by the local Rotary club.
Students will engage with other high school students from Quebec, Ontario and Northern New York, providing them with a unique opportunity to learn about different communities and cultures. They also learn about themselves, their values, as well as having fun. Students come away from the experience having developed a program for implementation in their school or community and many new friendships.
Registration forms and the club checklist is available at:
March 23         Submit online “Club Registration” form, on RYLA Home Page (max. 3) Submit cheque, cost per youth is $300 CAD or $225 USD.
April 27 
Complete your RYLA selection process.
May 4
Deadline for submission of completed registration forms
Please e-mail for RYLA updates