.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Rotary camp brings out leadership skills

-A A +A
By Lou Elliott Jones, Editor

Matthew Horne and Jeremy McClelland, two 10th grade students from Chiefland High School felt a little out of place at the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp in the Panhandle.
It wouldn't last long.
Before Sunday they would come out of their cocoons.
Call it the RYLA effect.
"It changes their life," said Dr. Bill Martin, a dentist and former president of the Chiefland Rotary Club. The camp uses team-building exercises, personal challenges and group challenges to draw out the students from around the state and get them to reach out and bond with total strangers. "This is the kind of thing corporations pay a couple of thousand dollars to do."
This is the second year Martin has participated in the camp with students sponsored by the Chiefland Rotary Club. Last year he took Eli Poole, now an 11th grade student at CHS. Martin said on the trip up to the camp Poole said very little to him and his wife. On the way back from the camp he was exuberant and didn't stop talking to the couple.


If you subscribe to the newspaper, you receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content!

Renew Current or Past Subscription / Register for Online Subscription

If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Chiefland Citizen, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.

Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.

Newspaper Acct. ID:
info
Street Address:
(exactly as it appears on the label)

If you are a subscriber and you do not know your account ID or don't have a copy of your newspaper available that shows the information on the address label you can click continue below to search for your account.

New Subscription/30 Day Free Trial Account

If you are new to the award winning Chiefland Citizen and wish to get a subscription or simply gain access to our online content then please enter your ZIP code below and continue to setup your account.

ZIP Code:



Create a limited access account.
Register to participate in community forums, post on the community calendar, blog etc. This registration does not give you full access to read our award winning content, etc.

Chiefland Citizen | circulation@chieflandcitizen.com | 352-493-4796
624 W Park Avenue, Chiefland, FL 32626
Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday