Rotary Youth Leadership Awards is an intensive leadership experience organized by Rotary clubs and districts where young people can develop leadership skills while having fun and making connections.

RYLA 2024 

RYLA will be held at Twin Lakes Family YMCA, in Cedar Park, TX

June 30 - July 5, 2024

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  • RYLA Wish List - We will be updating this list over time.  Signup now 

  • Youth Protection - Annual Training is REQUIRED for both Rotarians and non-Rotarian Volunteers serving with youth (18 and under)

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    3. Complete the "Protecting Youth Program Participants" (eLearning course).

  • Valid Background Check is REQUIRED for both Rotarians and non-Rotarian Volunteers serving with youth (18 and under).  Upon submitting the RYLA Volunteer Submission Form, BGC's will be ordered for all those needing them this year. Make certain you have:
  1. Submit the Volunteer Registration Form - REQUIRED
  2. Complete the "Protecting Youth Program Participants" training.  - REQUIRED
See Volunteer Approval Status for details.
Congratulations!  You were selected by your Rotary Club to attend RYLA! 
  • Complete the Camper Registration Form with your Parents permission.
  • Look for emails from your RYLA Camp Counselors welcoming you to RYLA
  • Check out the What to Bring list.
Submit Camper Registration Form no later than April 15, 2024
Not yet Selected and want to learn more more
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) participants nominated by Rotary clubs. 
Contact your local Rotary club to find out more about RYLA events in your area, how to apply. 
RYLA aims to:
  • Demonstrate Rotary's respect and concern for youth
  • Provide experiential training for selected youth and potential leaders
  • Promote peer-to-peer collaboration and cooperation
  • Recognize young people who are rendering admirable service to their communities. 
Check out some of our fun videos from previous camps!
All of the videos below can be viewed on YouTube and Shared via Email/FB/Twitter/etc.
Simply click on the arrow in the top right corner of each video and it will bring up a URL which can be copied and pasted into an email or direct links to share via social media platforms!
Contact Info
RYLA Camp Director: Cathy Danahy  
RYLA Registrar: Kristen Komatz
Programs Director: Maria Krychniak