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Local students attend Camp RYLA

(From left) Carina Hebl and Samuel Knight were sponsored by the North Shore Rotary Club for the 26th annual District 5580 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Camp. (Submitted photo)

The 26th annual District 5580 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Camp was held on the University of Minnesota, Crookston campus July 9-15. Each student is awarded sponsorship by their local Rotary club. A total of 141 RYLA campers attended, sponsored by 56 Rotary International Clubs from District 5580 in northern Minnesota, North Dakota, northwest Wisconsin and Ontario, Canada.

Carina Hebl and Samuel Knight were sponsored by the North Shore Rotary Club.

RYLA is a youth leadership camp that gives high school students hands-on learning activities and sessions to build on their own leadership skills. The curriculum is designed to expand, improve, and refine the participants' leadership skills. More information about Camp RYLA is available by going to www.district5580ryla.org.

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