- Service to Youth

Working through schools, Poole Hospital and a wide range of local charities we aim to support local children and young people, especially the sick and disadvantaged, by organising competitions, providing equipment and making financial grants.

- Service to Youth sub-pages:

One of the recent Volunteers accepting her award

Other ways in which we work with local schools

more Aside from the major Rotary projects (Technology Tournament, Kids Out, Young Musician…) in which we involve local schools we also help them in lower profile ways. See below.


more We support Poole EDAS (Essential Drugs and Alcohol Services) and its young adults offshoot YADAS. It offers care and support to people afflicted or affected by substance misuse.

Poole Hospital children’s unit

more We are proud to have been a major benefactor of the hospital’s children’s unit over the past decade, most recently with the purchase of a bladder scanner (see the STOP PRESS feature on our Home Page).

Rotary Young Musician

more An annual national competition for students aged 17 and under.

Kids Out Day.....

more .....is an annual national Rotary event with a thirty year history. On one day in June Rotary Clubs escort disadvantaged children for a fun day out at a theme park or a zoo. In 2019 28,000 children participated.

Rotary Technology Tournament

more An annual national event for secondary school students aimed at inspiring the next generation of engineers and scientists whilst putting their STEM skills to the test.

Limelights Youth Club

more Limelights trip to Ireland

Wessex Amateur Boxing Club

more Rotary supports the Wessex ABC

Turlin Moor School Volunteer of the Year

more Presentation to Volunteers

Presentation of cheque to Longfleet School

Longfleet School

more Longfleet School presentation July 13

Limelights Youth Club

more Presentation to Limelights Youth Club

Young Carers of Poole

more Poole Rotary has actively supported Poole Young Carers for many years.

Club Assembly 2011 - Vocational and Youth

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