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Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is an intensive training program that brings together youth and young adults, ages 14-30, to further develops character and leadership skills and learn about Rotary.  RYLAs often take the form of a seminar, camp or workshop, generally 3-10 days in length, organized by Rotarians at the club, district or multidistrict level.
Participants are nominated by local Rotary Clubs, which often cover all expenses.  For these young adults, this recognition offer the opportunity to build self-confidence, gain exposure to a variety of issues and people, meet active community leaders, and learn valuable information and career skills.
Each RYLA shares the following program objectives;
  • To demonstrate Rotary’s respect and concern for youth
  • To encourage and assist young people in responsible and effective voluntary youth leadership by providing them with a valuable training experience.
  • To foster continued and stronger leadership or youth by youth.
  • To publicly recognize the many young people who are rendering service to their communities and youth leaders
To learn more about Framingham Rotary Club sponsoring students for RYLA go to