Do you have what it takes to become a dynamic leader

and change yourself and the world?


Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is an intensive leadership experience where you develop your skills as a leader while having fun and making connections.

DATES:      JUNE 30-JULY 3, 2024
COST:       $750 and is paid for by the sponsoring Rotary Club

What are the benefits?

  • Build communication and problem-solving skills

  • Discover strategies for becoming a dynamic leader in your school or community

  • Learn from community leaders, inspirational speakers, and peer mentors

  • Unlock your potential to turn motivation into action

  • Have fun and form lasting friendships

Who can apply?

  • Students who are currently in their Sophomore or Junior year

  • Students who will commit to being at the program for the entire time

    • Everyone is required to stay on campus 

    • Applicants must be sponsored by their local Rotary Club  

Housing?  Food?

  • We stay at FLCC (Finger Lakes Community College) in Canandaigua
  • Students will be housed in groups of 3-4

    • Rooms have a common area and 4 individual/locked bedrooms and 2 private bathrooms

    • A list of items to bring will be sent once applicant is 


  • The students will receive 3 meals a day and all dietary needs will be accommodated

    • make sure you fill out the application with your needs