Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) held @ Camp Hazen in Chester

42 Young Adults from all over our district attended RYLA this weekend at Camp Hazen in Chester. Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is a leadership development program run by our district. While participants can be any age, our typically events focus on High School students. RYLA events are typically 3 days long and include presentations,…Read More→

RYLA Planning Meeting in Stratford Today

About 15 young facilitators from Youth Services came together today at the Homewood Suites in Stratford today to plan for the upcoming RYLA event which will take place at the end if this month at Camp Hazen in Chester. RYLA participants will sleep in cabins, engage in team exercises, enjoy a bonfire, make new lifetime friends, grow,  learn…Read More→

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) held @ Camp Hazen in Chester this weekend

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is a leadership development program run by our district. While participants can be any age, our typically events focus on High School students. RYLA events are typically 3 days long and include presentations, activities, and workshops that cover a variety of topics, including: Leadership fundamentals and ethics Communication skills Problem…Read More→

Advanced Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (ARYLA) wraps up in Norwalk today

Chair Justin Phillips and his team of 10 concluded their 2nd annual successful ARYLA in Norwalk Connecticut today. The 4 day program had 30 participants which engaged in rigorous team & skill building activities and a business plan competition. ARYLA takes a fresh and inspiring approach to leadership for young professionals between the ages of…Read More→

RYLA in Stratford this past weekend

RYLA was held at the Homewood Suites in Stratford CT this past weekend. There were 54 young people (ages 14 – 30) that participated including 42 from first year and 12 ‘returning champions’ from last year. The weekend long event was run by Justin Phillips, Eddie Blue, Dave Ullman, Julie Reppenhagen, Tom Brown (and probably…Read More→