World-class leadership skills for rising high school junior and seniors in a one-week residential college: maximize your leadership potential.
The Rotary Club of Greensboro is one of the earliest Rotary clubs, founded in January 1917. Our membership includes a broad cross-section of our community and spans a range of ages, backgrounds, interests, and occupations. Our diversity is one of our greatest strengths.
For more than four decades, The Center has leveraged the power of leadership to transform individuals, teams, entire organizations and societies to achieve what matters most to them — with results that are powerful, measurable, and enduring.
Guilford College, the location of RYLP, is a liberal arts school in Greensboro, North Carolina providing tomorrow's leaders with the innovative problem-solving skills, experiences, and global perspectives to actively create change in the world.
Since 1983, Rotary and the Center for Creative Leadership have been hosting some of Central North Carolina's top rising junior and senior high school students to the Rotary Youth Leadership Program at Guilford College.
Learn about yourself through a variety assessments and real-world interactive sessions. Engage with teams while experiencing different leadership styles.
Join about fifty top high school leaders from across central North Carolina.
As you get a glimpse of what college life will be like.
Throughout the week you engage with graduates of RYLP in a casual, interactive setting.
Click the button to the right to complete an application.
Counselors serve and gain valuable insights as a leadership internship.
Serving as a counselor at RYLP can be a wonderful experience. There are terms and conditions, and mandatory attendance dates.
Download and complete the Counselor Application by clicking the button below.
In Rotary, it's Service Above Self. Here are some ways to connect through RYLP.
Rotarians, there are two dozen ways for you to serve, connect, and make a difference through RYLP. Sign up for a chance to positively influence a future leader.
Youth Service is Rotary's "Fifth Avenue of Service." It recognizes the positive change implemented by youth and young adults through leadership development activities such as RYLA, Rotaract and Interact club service projects, and creating international understanding with Rotary Youth Exchange.
RYLP is the work of virtually all volunteer leaders. The 49 clubs of Rotary District 7690 assist with the applications and sponsorship of the high school Delegates. The Rotary Club of Greensboro takes the lead providing much of the volunteers during the camp week. The Center for Creative Leadership delivers the program.
Lead Rotarian, 2017 Chief Operating Officer at Greensboro Symphony Orchestra where he Responsible for the development, management, implementation and evaluation of all fundraising, community engagement, finance and artistic operations. Works closely with CEO to formulate annual departmental budgets, manage staff and contract with artists.
Program Lead Margaret graduated Summa cum laude from The University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG) in 2013 and anticipates the completion of her Masters in Peace and Conflict Studies at UNCG in Spring of 2016. Looking to the future, Margaret plans to actively integrate her passions for early leadership development and peace building.
is student, servant, and leader. A senior at the University of North Carolina Wilmington majoring in Communication Studies with a minor in Leadership Studies she is working in collaboration with the student body. She serves as the President Pro-Tempore of the Student Government Association at UNCW, voicing concerns of her constituents. She is an active member of Roteract Club and Eta Alpha Chapter of Alpha Delta Pi sorority. "Leadership is the intention to inspire others to turn their obstacles into opportunities".
Lead Rotarian, 2016 An entrepreneur, technologist, and mentor, Hugh Jones, owns Mosquito Squad and LibreWorx. A North Carolinian, husband, and father. Hugh is a graduate of Furman University, The University of North Carolina, and Coder Foundry. Hugh is a member of The Rotary Club of Greensboro, where he has served on the Board of Directors. “My passion is to encourage others to connect their gifts and talents to a mission, where they can live a better story.”