Interact is for young people aged 12 to 18 to work together helping others in their communities and across the world, whilst having fun and learning about the world. They are based in secondary schools or colleges and organise at least two service projects a year: one that benefits their community and one that benefits international understanding.
Young Rotary Interact Rally
Twenty six teenage
Rotarians from across
got together in May to make new friends, share experiences and have fun. The
young Rotarians aged from 12-14 years were from Bodmin, Penryn and Humphry Davy
Interact Clubs. Interact is Rotary International’s service club for young
people aged between 12 and 18 with the main purpose to provide opportunity for
young people to work together in a world organisation dedited to service and international understanding.
The first District
Interact Rally, sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Lostwithiel and Bodmin was
held at the Tor View Centre on Bodmin Moor, courtesy of Neil and Clare Hugo. The
day was filled with team activities and personal challenges, giving the
youngsters the opportunity to gain new friends across . Teams scored points throughout the
day for football and archery. The greatest challenge was to erect a Rotary Shelterbox
tent, despite the wind, one team managed the challenge in 17 minutes applying
logic and team work.
lunch topped up the energy levels, with ingredients donated by Kittows Butchers
at Par. Just before the presentations took place Rotarian Kirstie Brown from the
Rotary Club of Redruth talked to the youngsters about her experiences as a new
Rotarian and explained to the assembled youngsters that by doing something for
others it becomes a little bit of your heart. The Interact Clubs have been
working towards helping lol and