Hiram Ryla 2009

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Hiram Ryla 2009

  1. 1. Summer 2009 Springboard to Success
  2. 2. All About RYLA <ul><li>R otary Y outh L eadership A wards </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasizes leadership, citizenship, and personal growth. </li></ul><ul><li>Week-long camp with about 40 kids </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork and cooperative activities in large and small groups </li></ul><ul><li>Headed by the wonderful Rotarian and B-W Staff person, Mr. Marc West, and the great B-W grad counselors, Mick Steiner, Donald Brown, Billy Bernard, and Amanda Farris </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Groups!
  4. 4. Marc & the Counselors!
  5. 5. What we learned …
  6. 6. Respect <ul><li>Dictionary definition: </li></ul><ul><li>(n.) Esteem; regard; consideration; honor. </li></ul><ul><li>Our definition: </li></ul><ul><li>(v.) To listen to each other and accept each other for who we are. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Respect
  8. 8. Trust <ul><li>Dictionary definition: </li></ul><ul><li>(n.) Reliance on the integrity, strength, ability, surety, etc., of a person or thing; confidence. </li></ul><ul><li>Our definition: </li></ul><ul><li>(n.) Belief in those around you and the knowledge that you will never walk alone. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Trust
  10. 10. Communication <ul><li>Dictionary definition: </li></ul><ul><li>(n.) The imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions, or information by speech, writing, or signs. </li></ul><ul><li>Our definition: </li></ul><ul><li>(n.) The recognition of everyone’s ideas. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Communication
  12. 12. Teamwork <ul><li>Dictionary definition: </li></ul><ul><li>(n.) Cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group of persons acting together as a team or in the interests of a common cause. </li></ul><ul><li>Our definition: </li></ul><ul><li>(n.) “We’re all in this together.” </li></ul>
  13. 13. Teamwork
  14. 14. “ RYLA taught me to appreciate different people and how to work with them to utilize their skills and talents in a group setting.” ~ Emily Brodie
  15. 15. “ You don’t always have to be the one taking charge. There are other methods of leadership. It’s important to listen to everyone.” ~ Mary Defer
  16. 16. “ Part of being a leader is leading other to become leaders themselves.” ~ Alison Boyd
  17. 17. “ This camp helped us to become better leaders, and in turn better people. The skills we learned here can help us in all aspects of our lives.” ~ Suparna Reddy
  18. 18. FUN Stuff!
  19. 19. “ My favorite memory is hanging out together together and becoming instant friends. I think everybody really clicked. I’m really going to miss everyone.” ~ April McClure
  20. 20. Bowling
  21. 21. Square Dancing
  22. 22. Dance
  23. 23. Thank you for watching this presentation and for supporting us in this amazing endeavor! The End!

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