Leadership and Development Programs

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)

RYLA is a personal, professional development seminar program for young people aged between 19-29. The program is delivered at a 6 day residential camp. It focuses on enhancing leadership, communication, motivation, teamwork and interpersonal skills as well as building self-awareness of mental health and well-being, knowledge of a sense of community and a sense of belonging.  More information - https://rotary9640.org/page/rotary-youth-leadership-awards


Next Camp: 24 - 29 January 2023

Applications Open Now

Rotary Youth Transition Seminar (RYTS)

RYTS is a transition program with the focus to assist the transition from one area of study into the next phase of life. The program is delivered at a 6 day residential camp for students who are in the senior years of school (Year 11-12) or who are aged between 17-18 if not within a school system.
More information - https://rotary9640.org/page/ryts
Next Camp: 12 - 17 January 2023
Applications Open Now

Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment (RYPEN)

RYPEN is a residential camp that takes place over 2.5 days. for school students aged between 14-16 (Year 8-10) that focuses on the development of self-concept, relationships, and is designed to develop skills that will assist them in the transition to adulthood.
More information - https://rotary9640.org/page/rotary-youth-program-of-enrichment
Next Camp: 5 - 7 May 2023
Expressions of Interest Open Now
For more  Information about any of these programs  or to apply  - Contact Barry Lane - youth@goldcoastrotary.org.au 

Model United Nations Assembly (MUNA) 

For teams of Year 11-12 students, MUNA is a one day event that encourages them to learn about other nations and to understand and appreciate the workings of the United Nations while they develop debating skills and gain self-confidence in public speaking.
Applications Closed for 2022

National Youth Science Forum (NYSF)

NYSF is a not-for-profit organization which offers a variety of immersive and transformative youth-led experiences promoting science and science-related areas. The programs are conducted for students entering Year 12 in January each year.  
More information - https://rotary9640.org/page/national-youth-science-forum-(nysf)

Next Program: January 2023
Applications Closing Soon
Contact Barry Lane  - Youth Director