Youth who are sophomores or juniors in high school in a public or private school or who are homeschooled and have an interest in learning about and developing their leadership potential are invited to apply for the Great Plains RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) program. Local Rotary Clubs will review applications, conduct interviews, and make final selections to send participants to Great Plains RYLA camp July 17 to 22 in Halsey.
Rotary International is the oldest service organization with 1.2 million members worldwide. District 5630 has 34 active clubs in Central and Western Nebraska. RYLA is just one of the popular youth programs sponsored by Rotary along with Rotary Youth Exchange, Rotaract, and Interact.
Great Plains RYLA is a co-ed leadership camp designed to develop leadership skills through problem solving, communication, and team building while learning about the value of service, the importance of community, and the role of Rotary locally and internationally. Participants will also develop self-confidence and a network of friends.
for full story see February 17 Courier