What is RYLA?
RYLA is a five-day conference for sophomores in high school throughout the Hudson Valley, which teaches the importance of positivity, confidence and leadership.  Through unique icebreakers, fun-filled events, and interactive presentations from special guests, students walk away with countless memories and valuable knowledge - many RYLA alum have credited the conference with their success in college and in their careers.  RYLA continues to inspire students to shape their communities year after year.
 

RYLA 2017

Qualified candidates are high school students finishing their sophomore year who demonstrate the potential to benefit from a program designed to nurture and instill confidence in their leadership skills and abilities. Your club may sponsor a maximum of FIVE students, at a cost of $375 per student.
 

The deadline for applications was May 1, 2017.
The RYLA Staff is no longer accepting conference applications for RYLA 2017
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Click here to view the RYLA website which includes information on all aspects of the conference along with pictures and videos galore (and was completely built by conferees)!
 
 
Contact
Ed Hengel, Conference Chairman
 
Randy Katz, Conference Chairman
ekatz1@hvc.rr.com
 
Josh Jordan, Co-Administrative Director
 
Lauren Steinitz, Co-Administrative Director