There are younger versions of Rotary to suit each age group starting with Rotakids clubs in schools for KS2 (7-12 year olds) progressing via Interact for 12 to 18 year olds to Rotaract for 18 to 30 year olds. For more information please click here [ hyperlink to http://www.ribi.org/about-us/the-rotary-family/ ] Our nearest Interact Club is Ramsbottom.
There are Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) to help develop a young person's self-confidence and leadership skills. More information click [ hyperlink to http://www.rotary-ribi.org/districts/page.php?PgID=410391&DistrictNo=1280&Mp=255409 ]
Rotary strongly believes in increasing international understanding and a practical way of doing this is through Youth Exchange. There is an array of different types of exchange that vary in length of time, from living with a family to being part of a multinational group staying together in a country that is foreign to everyone. Opportunities are available in a list of counties that covers most of the world. More information click [ hyperlink to http://www.youthexchange.org.uk/ ]
Rotary organises competitions for school aged girls and boys that are intended to provide a chance for them to develop their hobbies and interests. The first rounds are held locally and succeeding rounds culminate in national (Britain & Ireland) finals. The list is extensive and some of the most popular competitions are
For more information please click [ hyperlink to http://www.ribi.org/what-we-do/youth-competitions/ ]
more BURY YOUNG CARERS We are pleased to be able to enable young people across the borough who have substantial responsibilities for looking after a parent to be able to enjoy some free time.
more In 2014 Bury Rotary Club donated special equipment to the EPRU to help young people with emotional health and well-being issues overcome their difficulties.
more URBAN FARMING – VERTICAL GROW BAGS
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