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RYPEN is a 3-day residential program for 14 - 17 year olds from diverse backgrounds, empowering them to make positive change in their community and their lives. Conducted annually this program develops and empowers today's youth. It takes the form of a conference with activities and the guest speakers and youth team leaders to inspire participants through topics of self-belief, working in teams, managing conflict, public speaking and goal setting. RYPEN provides a safe, encouraging environment for self-development and increased self-confidence, whilst networking with like-minded peers. The program also Introduces young leaders to Rotary programs and develops awareness of other leadership opportunities within Rotary and the community. Our Club assists with this program and sponsors participants who we identify as young people who could benefit from the activity. More information can be found here.