Local students attend RYLA

Local students attended Camp RYLA and were sponsored by the Perham Rotary Club. Left to right: Madyson Melgard, Kaylie Kirchenwitz, Caden Bormann, Katie Ternus, Lizza Sazama Courtesy photo

The 28th annual District 5580 Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Camp was July 14-20 on the University of Minnesota Crookston campus. Each student is awarded sponsorship by their local Rotary club. One-hudrend-and-twenty-five campers attended this year, and were sponsored by 55 Rotary International Clubs across District 5580 in Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin and Ontario, Canada.

RYLA is a youth leadership camp that gives high school students hands-on learning experiences and sessions to build upon their own leadership skills. For more info, visit

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