Vocational and Youth Opportunities

Providing opportunities for young people. For information on applying for a RYLA or Ocean Youth Trust course click on Details below.

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Young writers Competition 2020

It is with great pleasure that the Skipton Craven Rotary Club announces that after a number of local Primary Schools entered the competition, Lilly Robertson won the Skipton Craven Area competition and went on to the regional competition. She also won the regional competition and now goes on to the final heats of the RGB&I Junior Writer of the Year Competition in London later this year.

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Lilly has succeded in progressing to the final and we await the result which is due anytime now.

Summer Opportunities 2020

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

Sadly, the RYLA courses due to take place in July and August this year have had to be cancelled due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Candidates who had a place on this year’s course will be offered a place on next year’s course.

We intend to sponsor up to three places for the RYLA courses held at Hebden Hey Activity Centre in the summer of 2021.

Ocean Youth Trust (North)

We have just been informed that this year’s voyage has been cancelled. It was due to have taken place on 3rd August, on the “James Cook” and sail from North Shields for a six day voyage.

Candidates will be offered a place on next year’s course if they are still eligible.

We will again be sponsoring up to three candidates for the OYT voyage next year.

Watch this space for details as and when they are available