PLEASE NOTE: Due to current health situation  D9810 RYLA for 2020 has been suspended.
Further details to follow in due course. 
The  Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) is a unique 6 day residential seminar held all over the world focusing on stimulating, challenging, educating, enhancing and empowering participants in the areas of leadership, personal and professional development and service to the community.
Rotary District 9810 RYLA aims to deliver an intensive training program for young people aged 18 to 30 nominated by their local Rotary Club for their community youth leadership potential.
The seminar covers fundamentals and ethics of:
  • positive leadership
  • communication skills
  • problem-solving and conflict management
  • Rotary’s purpose and service to the community
  • building self confidence and self-esteem and elements of community and global citizenship.
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 Participants are sponsored by a Rotary Club and thereby participants are not   required to provide funding for the experience. However, a non-refundable     application fee of $50 is required by each applicant in order for applications to be   considered by each sponsoring club, in conjunction with the RYLA Committee. 
 In an enriching, supportive and inspiring environment, participants will have the   opportunity to explore, develop and test drive new skills, perspectives and   understanding, and enhance current skills, through a range of guest speakers,   workshops, activities, individual and group challenges, discussions and   mentorship.
Each Rotary District 9810 RYLA Seminar:
  • Encompasses a diverse participant and Leadership Team cohort encompassing a wide range of experiences, skills, vocational fields and networks Develops invaluable intrapersonal, interpersonal and business skills, understanding
  • and knowledge that equips its participants with an advantage and thereby often places participants a ‘step ahead’ of others Provides individual and group mentorship and tailored training
  • Fosters an invaluable network of connections for its participants with services, organisations and leaders within the local, national and international communities
  • Builds goodwill and understanding

.RYLA Chairperson & Committee representative:
.Mr. Les Marton (

.RYLA Online Application:



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