Rotary Club of Valdese will sponsor (and pay for) a student delegate from each – DHS and Hallyburton Academy – to attend this amazing leadership camp.

RYLA Application

What: Week-long motivational, leadership training seminar for rising high school juniors and seniors.

When: June 10-16, 2018. The seminar begins with registration at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday and ends following brunch on Saturday morning. Delegates are not allowed to drive to the seminar. Must be brought by family or a Rotarian.

Where: Erskine College, Due West, South Carolina.

Who: Event sponsored by Rotary District 7750 (Western South Carolina).

Why: This seminar is designed to help the delegates develop sound leadership
techniques for their daily use in school and extracurricular activities, as well as in life.

Benefits: Personal growth and development through interaction with peers and outstanding business, political, and community leaders. Each delegate will receive a $5,000.00 per year RYLA Scholarship at Erskine College upon acceptance, renewable for up to 4 years (as long the student maintains a 2.0 GPA at Erskine).

Cost: The sponsoring Rotary Club pays $425 per delegate.

Deadline: Student applications due to Ms. Wilson (Hallyburton) or Ms. Modak (Draughn) by April 13. Interviews will follow.

The above information in a document – RYLA Overview


These forms for are Rotary Members

Club Participation Form- 2018 (for our club to send to District)

H.S. Recom. Form- 2018 (for HS to send to us with suggestions)

Fact Sheet- RYLA 2018 (basically what is above)