RYLA | Rotary District 5280

200 Students

2 ½ Days (April 28-30 Sept 8-10)

Training New Generations of Leaders

Life Changing

RYLA 2023 (rescheduled)

Important Dates

NOTE: RYLA 2023 has been rescheduled to September

Event Date
Payment Due January 1, 2023
Applications Due May 15, 2023
RYLA Weekend April 28-30 Sept 8-10, 2023


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: 01-01-2023

$300 per student, $200 per counselor

Make checks payable to Rotary District 5280/RYLA

For payment by credit card contact office@5280.org

Mailing Address

  • District Office
  • 8939 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
  • Suite 210
  • Los Angeles, CA 90045


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!