RYLA is an acronym for Rotary Youth Leadership Awards. RYLA is leadership training for young adults (19-25 years) led by a professional facilitator experienced in youth leadership development and supported by RYLA graduates and Rotarians;
One week residential program on a college/university campus consisting of lectures, simulation games, discussion groups, committee work, public speaking, social activities;
An opportunity to learn, grow, share ideas, have fun and make new friends.
As a District 7090 sponsored award program since 1973, RYLA demonstrates Rotary's respect and concern for youth. It is one of Rotary International's Youth Services Programs.