RYLA | Rotary District 5280

200 Students

2 ½ Days (Sept 20-22)

Training New Generations of Leaders

Life Changing

RYLA 2024

Important Dates

Event Date
Payment Due TBD
Applications Due June 1, 2024
RYLA Weekend September 20-22, 2024


Each spring, 200 high school students from the Greater Los Angeles area, (Rotary International District 5280) meet for 2 ½ days to improve their skills as leaders in their communities. Students participate in experiential learning activities, including active leadership workshops, team building activities, and a RYLA Olympics and talent show. Set high in the San Bernardino Mountains, the camp is breathtaking and completely private, giving the students a peaceful environment in which to learn more about themselves, and their peers.


If you are a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior passionate about leadership, service, and Rotary, RYLA is for you!

Each Rotary Club is responsible for facilitating the signup process. Contact your Interact Club Leadership, or Rotary Club to sign up to attend RYLA!


District 5280's RYLA is located at the Pali Retreat in the San Bernardino Mountains. Immersed in nature, this camp provides the perfect location for self reflection and an incredible learning experience.


Payment Deadline: TBD

$350 per student, $250 per counselor

Make checks payable to Rotary District 5280/RYLA

For payment by credit card contact office@5280.org

Mailing Address

  • Rotary District 5280
  • 8055 W. Manchester #460
  • Playa Del Rey, CA 90293


The RYLA counselors train year-long to create the magic that is the RYLA weekend. They are composed of previous RYLA attendees who wish to pass on lessons learned. You will never find a friendlier mix of Interact, Rotaract, and Rotary. We promise an amazing weekend!