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					                                 2011 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)
                                         Camp Application Guidelines
                                           Application Deadline: April 15, 2011


Thank you for your interest in the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Camp (RYLA). The Bozeman
Sunrise Club in cooperation with the Bozeman Noon Rotary Club will be sponsoring four students to
attend the 2011 RYLA Camp to be held July 12-16, 2011 at Luccock Camp south of Livingston, MT.
The Sunrise and Noon Rotary Clubs will provide a $250 scholarship covering the camp fees/expenses
for each of the four students selected from the applicant pool.

Applicants who exemplify strong leadership skills or potential are selected by Rotary clubs from
throughout Montana to attend a weekend leadership conference. The conference consists of
presentations by outstanding motivational speakers, leadership activities and discussion groups
directed by adult Rotarian facilitators. A detailed description of the RYLA program is provided at:
http://www.clubrunner.ca/portal/SitePages/SitePage.aspx?did=5390&pid=3384

All candidates must have:
     Leadership experience or potential, as demonstrated by active participation in youth groups,
       student government activities, athletics, and/or community involvement.
     Superior citizenship and GPA of 2.0 or better.
     Ability to contribute / communicate as a member of a group.

An application form is enclosed. Please fill out the application form and prepare a two-three page essay
answering the following questions:

1.     How would you define leadership?
2.     What makes a good leader?
3.     Give an example of a good leader whom you admire and describe why you admire this
       individual?
4.     Describe your leadership experience and your specific efforts to be a good leader.
5.     What are some of your short tem and long-term goals?

Mail the completed application and essay to Bruce Raymond at the address below by the deadline,
April 15, 2011. The RYLA selection committee will review the applications and select two
individuals to attend the camp. Detailed information regarding the camp along with medical release
forms will be mailed to each of the successful candidates.

If you need any further information please contact Bruce Raymond at work (406-994-4333,
braymond@montana.edu) or at home (406-586-1848, bcraymond@gmail.com).

Mail application materials to:

Bruce C. Raymond
College of Business
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717
                                                                                     Please
                                   CAMP RYLA 2011
                                 ROTARY DISTRICT 5390                                Attach
                                    July 12-16, 2011                                 Current
                                    APPLICATION                                      Photo
                              Application Deadline: April 15, 2011



Rotary Club __Bozeman Sunrise Rotary Club___________________________
RYLA Chairperson __Bruce C. Raymond______ Phone __406-994-4333_____
                                          Please Print or Type Clearly


_____________________________________                     ______________________________
Full Name                                                          Name you wish to be called

____________      _____ ________ ______________            ______________       __________________
Current age       Male   Female   T-Shirt Size             Current Grade            GPA

___________________________________ _________________________ ________ _____________
Address                                    City                  State    Zip Code

___________________________ _____________________________ ___________________________
Home Phone                          Email                         High School

Academic Accomplishment- Honor Roll, Awards, Accelerated/Special Classes



Other School Activities and Recognitions – Positions held and responsibilities undertaken



Sports Participation – Number of years, levels of competition, and any honors



Outside School Interests, Hobbies, and Recreation



Work/Volunteer Experience – Summers/After School



______________________________________________          _____________________________________
Signature of Parent                                      Date

______________________________________________          _____________________________________
Printed Name of Parent                                   Work Phone

______________________________________________            PLEASE NOTE: You must attend the entire camp.
Signature of Student

         Please attach your leadership memo, and any additional information as needed.

				
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