Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)
The Rotary Club of Parker sponsors high-school and middle-school students to attend the summer leadership conferences of the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) program.  The RYLA and Young RYLA programs are open to youth living in Parker.
While the Summer 2020 programs had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, Rotary is looking to start up the program again for Summer 2021. For more information about the RYLA or Young RYLA programs for Summer 2021, including applications, please see the website at
  • RYLA is available to students who will be going into their junior or senior year of high school in 2021-2022.
  • Young RYLA is available to students who are going into 8th grade in 2021-2022.
Registration for the Summer 2021 programs starts on February 15, 2021.
Students who were sponsored to attend RYLA/Young RYLA conferences are invited to a club meeting to describe their experiences to us.  Here are some of the RYLA/Young RYLA attendees from Summer 2019:
From left to right: Rotarian Tom Furmanski with RYLA/Young RYLA students Hannah Block, Emma Henderickson, Hallie Fangman, TJ Berry, Julia Rieth, Vanessah Goze.