|What to Bring to Camp RYLA|
REMEMBER: The mountains can be cold or warm - prepare for rain & sunshine.
NOTE:Camp shirts will be given to you and will be worn for all major portions of each day. Pens and notebooks will also be provided.
ALSO NOTE:Any MEDICATION you carry must be in containers bearing their prescription or, if over-the-conter medicine or vitamins, they must be in readily identifiable containers.
We encourage you to bring your musical instrument if you wish and your camera. We can provide safekeeping for these items or you may keep them in your room. Please identify these items so they can be returned if lost.
We suggest that:
WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND that you leave cell phones, tablet computers, MP3 players, ear buds, etc. at home. These are five incredible days when you will have an opportunity to invest in your future without distractions. If you do bring them, you will be asked to give them to your counselor.
DO NOT BRING FOOD! There will be plenty!
DO NOT DRIVE YOUR OWN CAR! There is no parking available for campers' cars. You will have to make arrangements to store your car offsite and arrange transportation to and from the camp.
COME...ENJOY...LEARN...HAVE FUN...and go home wiser and happier.
|What to Expect at Camp RYLA|
By the time you arrive at Camp RYLA, you will have been assigned to a living unit and a counselor. Your living unit will include six to nine other young leaders like yourself. Before the week is over, you will probably enjoy a kinship with your group unlike any you have previously experienced.
Your sponsoring Rotary Club is responsible for arranging your transportation to and from the camp. All students should plan on the following schedule:
If you do not plan to be picked up and/or dropped off at your home, be sure to arrange where you wish to be dropped off when you return from camp.
You will be assigned to a cabin from which a cabin representative will be elected to the Camp Council.When you arrive at camp, it will beadvantageous for you to become familiar with as many of the other campers as possible so that you can vote intelligently for your cabin representative. The first evening, one delegate will be elected from each cabin. The Camp Council will meet the following day to begin its work.
Hundreds of young men and women have preceeded you and many contunue to write that Camp RYLA was the highlight of their young lives. Expect to work hard, play hard, eat well and have a fun and enriching experience.
When it is over, you will join the alumni in saying "Camp RYLA changed my life."
|Emergency Contact Information|
FOR THE PARENTS: