Every RYLA includes the following topics:

  • Fundamentals of Leadership
  • Ethics of Positive Leadership
  • Importance of Communication Skills in Effective Leadership
  • Problem Solving and Conflict Management
  • Rotary’s Purpose and Service to the Community
  • Building Self Confidence and Self Esteem
  • Elements of Community and Global Citizenship

In addition to the core curriculum, RYLA participants can expect to further develop their personal and leadership skills in the following areas:

Communication Skills

  • Develop Interpersonal Skills
  • Communicate, Listen and Write More Effectively
  • Engage in some form of public speaking in a warm, supportive environment

Personal Qualities

  • Identify the Various Types of Personalities

  • Help People Get Along with Each Other

  • Manage Their Own Time More Effectively

  • Avoid Stressful Situations
  • Plan for a Healthier Living


  • Identify the Characteristics of Effective Leaders
  • Become Aware of the Various Styles of Leadership
  • Observe Effective Leaders in a Meeting Situation

Problem Solving Strategies

  • Brainstorm and Think Creatively
  • Engage in Practical Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Use a Problem Solving Model in a Practical Situation


WEEK 1 JUNE 16 – 21
WEEK 2 JUNE 23 – 28