Posted by Logan DUNCAN-SMITH on Jun 15, 2020

Applications close 1st September 2020 contact Youth Director Logan Duncan-Smith - 0478 692 342

What is RYPEN?
​RYPEN stands for Rotary Youth Programme of Enrichment, which through a weekend live in seminar, aims to create in young adults an awareness of their place in and responsibility towards, society. 
Participants are sponsored and paid for by Applecross Rotary.   
Who Should Apply?
Young people, 14-17, who have not had any experience in leadership positions and would benefit from a structured learning program focused on confidence building and having exposure to introductory leadership training.
What Does RYPEN Offer?
  • Increased motivation and improved life skills
  • Better self image and more pride in self
  • An understanding of how to set and achieve goals
  • The confidence to overcome failure and take control of the one's future
  • An opportunity to challenge personal boundaries.
What Does it Involve?
RYPEN is an intensive program which includes developing and implementing problem solving skills. At the same time participants from different backgrounds are interacting with each other and improving their teamwork skills. Activities may include a low ropes course, a team building course, workshops, games and more done in an informal atmosphere, where questions and debate are encouraged.
When and Where is it held?
The next camp will be the weekend of 11-13 September 2020. 
Further information available from Logan Duncan-Smith: 0478 692 342 or
Applications close 1st September