District 6250 - RYLA HOMEPAGE

RYLA Committee and Information Page

RYLA Dates for 2016: May 13-15, 2016 at Upham Woods.
2016 Camp is FULL!


What Is RYLA

Established as a Rotary Structured Program in 1971, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is Rotary's leadership training program for young people.

The Rotary District 6250 RYLA program is a camp designed to build future leaders and Rotarians who exemplify the four way test.

  • Is it the Truth?
  • Is it fair to all concerned?
  • Will it build good will and better friendships?
  • Will it be beneficial to all concerned?
Check out this video!


Where is it?

  • RYLA is held at the Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center, Located in Wisconsin Dells, WI

When is it?

  • The 2016 Rotary District 6250 RYLA Program is May 13 – 15, 2016

Who can attend?

  • Each year Rotary Clubs can sponsor students from local high schools to attend (it is strongly suggested sophomores be chosen, however this is not a requirement)
  • Adult Rotarians are always welcome and needed to help facilitate the Conference (and to come have fun!)

What is the cost

  • NEW The cost to attend the camp is:
    • $200 if complete paperwork is submitted by April 1, 2016
    • $225 for any registrations with paperwork arriving between April 2nd and April 15th


Michelle TerMaat-McGrath (Madison Downtown Rotary Club):  Email -or- Phone 608-241-7107
Ben Bauer (Marshfield Sunrise Club): Email -or- Phone 715-223-7968

2016 RYLA Camp; May 13-15    

Student Information Downloads
Adobe .pdf Format  Microsoft Word Format
2016 Student Camp Packet.pdf 2016 Student Camp Packet.doc
2016 RYLA Schedule.pdf    


School/Student Packet Sample
Adobe .pdf Format  Microsoft Word Format
2016 Rotary Youth Leadership Toolkit for Student Selection.pdf  2016 Rotary Youth Leadership Toolkit for Student Selection.doc 
Junior Rotarian Application
Adobe .pdf Format  Microsoft Word Format
2016 Junior Rotarian Applicaition.pdf  2016 Junior Rotarian Applicaition.doc 


RI- RYLA Leadership Web Site Link


Directions to Upham Woods

From I-90/94:
Use exit 87. Turn left at the second stoplight onto Hwy 12/16 West. Drive ½ mile from stoplight, turn right onto County A. County A becomes N beyond the railroad underpass. Upham Woods is on the right, 0 .6 mile beyond the railroad.
From the EAST on WI-16 or 23:
Follow Hwy 16/23 through the city of Wisconsin Dells. Cross the Wisconsin River. Turn right onto Hwy 12/16 West. Drive ½ mile from stoplight, turn right onto County A. County A becomes N beyond the railroad underpass. Upham Woods is on the right, 0.6 mile beyond the railroad.
From the South on Hwy 12:
Follow Hwy 12 north through Lake Delton.  Do NOT turn at the 1st County Road A  (Old Newport Road – directly across from “Top Secret”, the upside down White House amusement park).  Proceed through the major intersection of Hwy’s 12/16/13/23 in Lake Delton/Wisconsin Dells.  Continue 0.5 miles north and turn right onto County Road A.  County Road A becomes County Road N beyond the railroad underpass.  Upham Woods is on the right 0.6 miles beyond the underpass.


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