Two local scouts have received support from Knaresborough Rotary.
Seventeen-year-old Explorer Scout, Alex Romanec, was selected by
Knaresborough Rotary Club to attend a weeklong residential
Rotary Youth Leadership course (RYLA) during August. Recently
Alex gave a presentation to club members about his experiences which he
described as ‘Life changing’.
Blind Jack’s Explorer Scout, sixteen-year-old Lin-ay Varnes, was selected to
attend the 24th World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia, USA in July and August.
One of 30 Scouts from North Yorkshire and 4,000 from the UK who attended the
jamboree with 40,000 Scouts from around the world. Lin-ay described the
experience as ‘Life changing’.
Rotary Club were pleased to sponsor Lin-ay’s trip as it satisfied the Rotary
aim of promoting ‘international understanding, goodwill and peace through world
fellowship’. Following her trip Lin-ay recently gave a presentation about her
experiences to Knaresborough Rotary Club.