Youth Opportunities

This page will detail Youth Opportunities Projects

Youth Opportunities supported by the Rotary Club of Coventry Jubilee

The Rotary Club of Coventry Jubilee recognises the importance of encouraging young people to achieve their potential and have developed a range of events and competitions with this objective in mind.

The Rotary Club of Coventry Jubilee Youth Service recognises the positive change implemented by youth and young adults through leadership development activities such as RYLARotaract and Interact club service projects, and creating international understanding with Rotary Youth Exchange and NGSE while competitions give the opportunity for young people to develop and showcase their skills.


Rotary GB&IYELogo.pngYouth Exchange offers young people between the ages of 15 and 25 the opportunity to experience new ways of living, new cultures, possibly a new language and to discover themselves.

  • Long Term Exchange involves study in another country for an academic year.
  • Short Term Exchange is for any period from a few weeks to three months.
  • New Generations Exchangegiving opportunity to do voluntary work or gain work experience in another country.
  • Camps and Tours take place around the world. They may be cultural, study or activity based.

Click here to find out more about Youth Exchange including rules and how to apply....


The Rotary Club of Coventry Jubilee is again looking for nominations for the Rotary GB&I Young Citizen Awards. Launched in association with BBC News in 2007, the awards recognise young people (under the age of 25) who have demonstrated their commitment to citizenship through working with Rotary. Click here to read more on Rotary Young Citizen and how to nominate suitable candidates...

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Prepare, cook and serve a three course healthy meal for two people. Cookery is an important life skill and great fun. Click here to read more on Young Chef, Rules & How to Apply...


Youth_Speaks.jpgThis competition offers a team of three young people the opportunity to speak on a public platform, while presenting ideas on a topic in limited time. Click here to read more on Youth Speaks, Rules & How to Apply....



Rotary Young Entertainer
The first and only Inter-School Talent competition. This Coventry Jubilee designed competition is aimed at giving young entertainers the opportunity to showcase their talent. The competition is open to singers, dancers, bands,  musical groups, musicians, acrobats, comedians, impressionsists etc. The main stipulation is that the act must be selected and put forward by a school. Read more here...

Design & Technology Awards
Groups of young people are presented with a before unseen design and technology challenge to solve against the clock. Consistent with national curriculum requirements, the task develops technical, design and problem solving skills. This tournament offers a great opportunity for inter-school competition. 


Young_Photographer.jpgThis competition encourages the imagination, creativity and artistry of young minds.
Competitions are progressive initially at Rotary Club level, progressing to district, regional and UK and Ireland wide finals. The standards are tremendous and Rotary offer trophies and prizes for the winners. All competitions are open for young people between 11 and 17 years of age. Click here to read more about Young Photographer, Rules and How to Apply...

Join Rotary for Young People Clubs

  • Interact
    Is a club for ages 12-18 and is an ideal vehicle for citizenship projects within schools giving young people an opportunity to participate in fun and meaningful service projects in a club structure. Interact is a club for young people run by young people with the guidance of a dedicated teach and the sponsoring Rotary Club.  Click here to read more on Interact...

More details and full support for participation in any of these programmes can be obtained from the Youth Opportunities Chairman of your local Rotary club.  You can contact the Chairman by clicking the "Send Email" link below or by clicking here on the Contact page and selecting "Find out more about Youth Opportunities" from the drop down "Subject" choices.


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Youth Opportunities sub-pages:

Youth Speaks Competition

more We organise an annual competition alongside The Rotary Club of Coventry between the schools in Coventry and Kenilworth.


more Developing young leaders to be actively engaged in building a better community, region and world.

Interact Club

more A self-administered club for young people aged 12 - 18 years in their local secondary school, seeking to do some good in the world, sponsored by their local Rotary club.

Youth Exchange

more ...

Young Chef Competition

more Ages 11 - 17


more ....

Young Environmentalist

more More details coming soon !!

Young Photographer Competition 2020 - 2021

more Open to ages 7 - 17