Youth Service

The club is involved in a number of activities for the benefit of young people


Current Activities

1.Chess tournaments in Primary and Secondary schools in Wensleydale
2.Schools Technology Tournament
3.Practice Interviews at Wensleydale School
4.Funding for Wensleydale School and all its feeder Primary Schools to enable disadvantaged pupils to attend extra-curricular activities/courses etc, which would otherwise be denied them.

5.Listening to young readers in primary schools- Members regularly visit four Primary Schools in the Dale to hear children reading and help them progress. Much valued by the children, teachers, and Rotarians!
6.Kids Out- taking disabled children to join others from all over Yorkshire for a day out at Lightwater Valley

7. Young Citizens Award- recommending local young people for this National Rotary award.

8 Sponsorship for a local young person to attend RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards); the following video was created by a RYLA awardee as thanks for the RYLA experience;

Youth Service sub-pages:

Laptops

Wensleydale Rotary school IT donations

more Rotarians are donating laptops and other IT equipment to Wensleydale School

YOUNG WRITER 2020/21

more This is a national writing competition for young people, sponsored by Rotary to add value to the literacy curriculum in schools and colleges.

Students working on the challenge

Rotary North Group School Technology Tournament 2020

more Wensleydale Rotarians, along with colleagues from Thirsk and Northallerton, hosted this year's School Technology Tournament at Catterick Garrison

An Advanced group completes the challenge

Rotary north Group School Technology Tournament 2019

more Wensleydale Rotarians, along with colleagues from Thirsk and Northallerton, hosted this year's School Technology Tournament at Catterick

Rtn David Spashett watches a group work

Rotary School Technology Tournament 2018

more Wensleydale Rotarians, along with colleagues from Thirsk and Northallerton, hosted this year's School Technology Tournament at Catterick

Rotary North Group School Technology Tournament 2017

more This year's Tournament was attended by some 80 students

Cameron involved iin a challenge

Rotary Young Leadership Award (RYLA)

more Wensleydale Rotary sponsored a local student to attend the annual RYLA residential week at Hebden Bridge

One of the teams from Wensleydale School

Rotary Technology Tournament for Schools

more Eighty eight young people in teams of four students from seven schools across North Yorkshire attended this year’s Rotary Club Technology Tournament at Catterick Garrison. This was organised by several local Rotary Clubs including Wensleydale.

Sally Lane's adventure in Ecuador

more Sally Lane and Lucy Porter described their experiences with Camping International in Ecuador. Wensleydale Rotary had given a donation to Sally to help her fundraising efforts to enable her to go.

Teams ready to start

Rotary Technology Tournament for schools 2015

more Teams of four students from seven schools across North Yorkshire attended this year’s Rotary Club Technology Tournament at Catterick Garrison. This was organised by several local Rotary Clubs including Wensleydale

Spennithorne pupils with dictionaries. Also George Chadwick and David Milner

Dictionaries 4 Life

more Wensleydale Rotary gives illustrated dictionaries to pupils about to leave primary school.

Rotary Young Photographer

more Wensleydale Rotary club is organising a local heat for the Rotary Young Photographer Competition

President John Ogbourne presenting the certificate to Sam

Rotary Young Citizen Award Commendation

more The Rotary Club of Wensleydale recommended Sam Blackburn for this year's Rotary Young Citizen Awards. He did not quite make the national final, but did receive a commendation.

ACTIVITIES

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Rotary Technology Tournament

more Rotary Club of Wensleydale joined with Clubs from Richmond, Northallerton, and Thirsk to organise a techology tournament for schhols in our area.

Children with teacher, and Rtn Phil Oliver

Crocus Planting at Askrigg Primary School

more Pupils planted crocuses as part of the nation wide Rotary "Focus on the Crocus" initiative.

All the teams

Rotary Technology Tournament

more The Rotary Clubs of Wensleydale, Richmond, Northallerton and Thirsk joined to organise a schools technology tournament