RYLA Camp 

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Camp


Why Camp RYLA?

Camp RYLA provides you with an opportunity to exchange ideas, opinions, and beliefs with other students, in a relaxed, retreat style setting. You’ll be encouraged to tear down the walls by trying new things and exploring new roles. You’ll develop new friendships and become a more effective role model, team player, & leader.

What will I be doing?

We will start each morning with aerobic exercises to get our minds and bodies going. The days are non-stop with teambuilding activities, river rafting, ropes courses, the RYLA Olympics, & community service projects. Evenings highlight social activities (Talent show, camp night hike and we end the day with daily wrap-ups and team bonding with brother & sister cabins.

Who will I hang out with? 

Upon arrival, you will be assigned to a team. Each team will consist of a random selection of 8-10 campers, an assistant counselor and a counselor. You will be one of the many diverse student leaders representing high schools from throughout Central Texas. Your teamwork, communication, and consensus building skills will develop as your team and your brother and sister cabins work together to face the week’s challenges. Camp is always memorable. The unique qualities of each camper you meet makes all the difference in the type of memories you will make.