Camp RYLA 2018 Dates:

Week 1  –  June 17 – 22
Week 2  –  June 24 – June 29
Week 3   – July 8 – 13


This Camp RYLA services students from northern Nevada and northeastern California.

Welcome to Camp RYLA, a Youth Leadership Training Camp for next year’s High School Seniors and tomorrow’s leaders. Attendance at Camp RYLA is by scholarship only. All winners are selected and funded by their local Rotary Clubs.

Young men and women spend a week in a challenging program of discussions, inspirational addresses, leadership training and gallery2-30social activities designed to enhance personal development, leadership skills and good citizenship.

You will also have the opportunity to participate in a character building program provided by the Grizzly Creek Ranch Ropes Course, which focuses on leadership, effective communication, trust and cooperation. Utilizing adventure, personal commitments and shared insights, you will gain an increased sense of confidence in yourselves and in your team.

This year, the men and women Rotarians of the 91 clubs in Rotary Districts 5180 and 5190 will present this superb educational retreat at the Grizzly Creek Ranch .

Located near Portola, California, Grizzly Creek Ranch is approximately 130 miles east of Sacramento and 40 miles west of Reno. Situated at an elevation of 5,000 feet the developed facilities cover about 20+ acres of the 1400 acre property. The surrounding forest, bluffs, streams and meadows ensure that the Grizzly Creek Ranch experience is free of distractions from the outside world

gallery2-7Considered one of the outstanding youth programs in Rotary, our comprehensive, volunteer staff makes Camp RYLA a highlight of each participant’s educational experience.

If you are selected to participate, you will have the opportunity to exchange ideas about current issues and discuss leadership and personal development with knowledgeable local and regional leaders including many District Rotarians.