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Youth Programs

Rotary believes in developing the next generation of leaders. Our programs help younger leaders build leadership skills, expand education and learn the value of service.

  • Rotaract clubs

    Rotaract clubs bring together people ages 18-30 to exchange ideas with leaders in the community, develop leadership and professional skills, and have fun through service.

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  • Interact clubs

    Interact clubs bring together young people ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills and learn about the world through service projects and activities.

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  • Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

    RYLA is a leadership development program for young people who want to learn new skills, build their confidence, and have fun. Events range from one-day seminars to weeklong camps.

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  • Rotary Youth Exchange

    Rotary Youth Exchange builds peace one young person at a time. Students learn a new language, discover another culture, and truly become global citizens. Exchanges for students ages 15-19 are sponsored by Rotary clubs in more than 100 countries.

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  • New Generations Service Exchange

    New Generations Service Exchange is a short-term, customizable program for university students and professionals up to age 30. Participants can design exchanges that combine their professional goals with a humanitarian project.

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How can you get involved?

All of our youth programs are connected to a Rotary club. To get involved, contact the Rotary club in your area.


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