Youth Service is where we work with young people to become the next generation of leaders, visionaries and peacemakers. This might range from children in primary school to young adults. Note that all projects involving direct contact with youth are also governed by established youth protection policies and procedures.


'Youth' are those aged under 18 years, Young Adults are 18 - 30 years.


  • Rotary Youth Programme of Enrichment (RYPEN) is a 4 day residential leadership course for secondary school students
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is a week-long experiential leadership course for young adults (22-28)
  • Rotary Youth Exchange (RYE) – the clubs nominates outbound secondary students for a year-long overseas education experience and also hosts a corresponding inbound from elsewhere in the world
  • Trees for Survival (TFS) – sponsorship of an environmental tree growing programme with Glendowie College including a planting day annually
  • Glen Taylor School Garden Project - an environmental, health and educational project
  • Eureka Science and similar – we often sponsor students to educational programmes supported by Rotary.
Yachting - Have a Go programme for students