What is RYLA?
RYLA is a five-day conference for sophomores and juniors in high school throughout the Hudson Valley, which teaches the importance of positivity, confidence and leadership.  Through unique icebreakers, fun-filled events, and interactive presentations from special guests, students walk away with countless memories and valuable knowledge - many RYLA alum have credited the conference with their success in college and in their careers.  RYLA continues to inspire students to shape their communities year after year.
 

RYLA 2021

Qualified candidates are high school students finishing their sophomore or junior year who demonstrate the potential to benefit from a program designed to nurture and instill confidence in their leadership skills and abilities. Your club may sponsor a maximum of TWO students, at a cost of $400 per student.  Clubs may also chose to add up to three additional students to the 2021 program wait list.
 

The deadline for applications is May 1, 2021.
Download the 2021 RYLA Application HERE.

 
For help with the application, the RYLA team made a video that you can check out here: https://vimeo.com/514084807
 
 
Click here to view the RYLA website which includes information on all aspects of the conference along with pictures and videos galore (and was completely built by conferees)!
 
Contact
Branden Figueroa, Conference Chair
 
Josh Jordan, Co-Executive Director
 
Lauren Steinitz, Co-Executive Director