RYLA deadline extended

RYLA logoHAMMONTON – The Hammonton Rotary Club is accepting applications from local high school juniors interested in attending the 35th Annual Rotary District 7640 Youth Leadership Award Conference set for June 22-June 26, 2014 at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in Galloway.

RYLA participants will live on campus during the five-day, all-expenses-paid program, joining more than 100 other talented young people selected by Rotary Clubs from throughout southern New Jersey. Topics to explore include decision-making, service, leadership, critical thinking, communications, ethics, contemporary problems, and career development.

Aimed at developing the leadership potential of young men and women, the conference will feature challenging activities, workshops, speakers, discussions, sports, music, writing, team building and more. Participants will live, work, study, and play together under the guidance of professional counselors and educators

Selection will be made from written applications and interviews based on leadership potential, citizenship, a desire to attend the conference, and scholarship.

Click here to access the 2014 RYLA application

The PDF file must be completed on your computer, online. Your entry cannot be saved to your computer, only printed (or printed to a PDF if your browser supports it).

So please print two copies before you exit the application and retain a copy for your records. Mail it to:

Hammonton Rotary Club
RYLA Committee
P.O. Box 811
Hammonton, NJ 08037


Now it must be received in our

P.O. box no later than March 26.

Applications can also be emailed by March 26

to hammontonrotary@gmail.com, subject line: “RYLA.”


Finalists in the selection process will be contacted for face-to-face interviews.

Anyone interested in obtaining further information should contact James FitzPatrick at 609-234-1670 or email hammontonrotary@gmail.com.

For a look at the inspirational experience that is RYLA, CLICK HERE here to read an award-winning essay by one of last year’s conferees.


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