We are keen to support the dreams and aspirations of local young people and create opportunities for them to unlock their potential.
Each year we run a number of competitions and activities to showcase the skills of local young people aged 7-17 years. These include:-
Young Photographer Competition
The aim is to encourage young people to experiment with different techniques & express their ideas through the medium of photography.
Public Speaking Competition for Primary Schools.
Fun run for Primary School children
A challenging & enjoyable way for young people to enrich their STEM learning (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths). The teams design and build a solution to a technology-based task with materials supplied.
Young Musician Competition
Offers young people an opportunity to showcase their musical talent.
Young Writer Competition
Designed to support & encourage the development of writing skills.
Sponsored prizes - Young Musician. Most improved Young Cricketer.
more This year we have added Young Photographer to our growing list of youth activities
more Octoberfest,the popular fun run event for Primary youngsters took place on Sunday 14 October organised by the Rotary Club of Whitby & District in conjunction with Caedmon College(Shaun Hopper).
more We will be holding our annual Raffle again this Autumn with the draw taking place early December. See below for details.
more The Whitby Bandstand Tombola is another of our annual fundraising activities.
more With the kind permission of the Marquis of Normanby our Rotary Club again hosted an open afternoon for the public in Mulgrave Castle Gardens Lythe on August 19th
more Hawsker Primary School took part for the first time in the public-speaking competition, Speak Out, and were worthy winners. Their team, “ The Hawsker Heroes” lived up to their name by delivering confidently and clearly their prepared speeches.
more On Sunday 14 January the Rotary Club once again entertained the residents of Larpool Lane.Drinks and snacks were provided whilst they were entertained as well as joining in the singing.
more Caedmon College Students wise up to Food Waste in December.
more Youngsters cook up a treat in competition
more On Saturday 11 November,rc of Whitby & District held the Rotary Young Musician Competition
more Members of the Rotary Club of Whitby & District were once again busy last weekend, putting smiles on people’s faces. A small group of Whitby Rotarians were at the Northern Disabled Games at Eston Sports Centre, Middlesbrough.
more Parkol Marine visit Last Friday a group of pupils from Eskdale School were given the special treat of a visit to Parkol Marine, the successful Whitby-based shipbuilding company.
more The Whitby & District Technology Tournament,which is an annual event organised by the two Rotary Clubs,and held at the Whitby Pavillion,took place on March 2,2017
more Interactive Whitby & District offers inclusive opportunities for children and young people in their summer play-schemes for youngsters aged 5 upwards. Young people with special needs or disabilities are able to take full advantage of the scheme.
more Youth Speaks,our Club's Annual Public Speaking contest for schools, took place on 25 Nov. 2015 at the Saxonville
more We hold an annual crazy golf putting competition at the River Gardens in Sleights
more One of our varied annual Social events.
more Whitby & District Rotary Club are proud to present a new annual award, Apprentice of the Year, thanks to the collaboration of Parkol Marine Engineering, the Welding Institute and the Derwent Training Assoc.The recipient in 2015 was Sam Hutchinson of Parko