Working with young people
Rotary offers many opportunities for young people and we are actively working with many local groups and individuals. We are also keen to get more young people to work with us.
Rotary Youth Leadership Award
RYLA is an intensive leadership course open to those aged 14 - 30. It involves a 3 day retreat with activities, workshops and presentations (usually held every April and October). The course develops personal growth, leadership and citizenship.
A public speaking competition. Confidence in speaking in public is a very important skill, and this competition for local schools is an excellent way to develop this. Local heats and a regional competition leads to a national final.
Creative skills like photography, cooking, writing are all fostered through Rotary competitions, and photography has been particularly popular. Local heats, regional competition and a national final are all opportunities to excel in these skills.