Youth Team

Youth Team


The Youth Team will aim to re-establish full relationships/contact with schools and young people as Covid 19 restrictions are eased. As many youth activities as possible will be maintained, taking account of Government/ Rotary/ Local Authority/ School rules; the pressure on schools/staff, and the need to safeguard the health of our team members. Discussions will take place with schools after the June 2021 summer half term to confirm the programme/dates.

Proposed Activities

The Youth team will endeavour to involve as many young people and club members as possible in Youth activities.

Young Chef

Club round at Whitchurch High School to be completed by December 10th, 2021. Date tbc.

Youth Speaks

Rotary GB&I/District have set a timetable requiring club rounds to be completed by December 10th, 2021.We need to establish whether schools can accommodate this earlier timetable, which previously had proved difficult for them.

Dates tbc.

Young Musician Club/Area 5 Round

This round of the competition will be organised by Heather Guy (RCCB) and will be held in the WHS Dutch Barn Concert Hall on 24th January 2022. Date tbc.

Young Interviewer - District

RCCB will not be running the competition this year but will support it, by seeking one competitor from each of our schools (WHS, Howells, Cathedral) to take part. Date tbc. by District.

RYLA –Rotary Youth Leadership Award

Club to financially support 3 candidates, one each from Howell’s, WHS and Cathedral School, with encouragement to schools to put forward candidates who have experienced financial or personal difficulties and/or would benefit from development of their confidence and self-esteem. We will apply for any grants available to subsidise fees. Date July-August 2022 tbc.


The Team will look to restart the Whitchurch group and continue to support and promote Howell’s, Whitchurch, and Cathedral Interact Clubs by email and by personal visits where possible. Zoom meetings with the Presidents/ Interact Committees will be arranged if personal visits are not possible.

Interactors and staff have expressed a wish for face-to-face meetings whenever possible.

The following dates are suggested for Interact Breakfasts:

Wednesday 6th October 2021 – President’s plans/charities for the new year

Wednesday 1st December 2021 – Christmas meeting with Interactors & Rotakids.

Wednesday 11th May 2022 – Paul Spencer Awards; Introduction of new Presidents (Cathedral school elect Presidents in early September)

Awarded annually, the Paul Spencer Memorial Award is given to the Individual who has contributed most that year to the success of the Interact Club at Howell’s/Whitchurch/Cathedral. Winners are chosen by each school’s Interact Committee.


Re start and continue to support established Whitchurch Primary Rotakids group.

Three Rotakids projects to be undertaken during the year Charity/Community/International.

Rotakids Presidents/staff to attend Christmas breakfast.


The Youth Team will organise (with club assistance) two events aimed at raising a sum for RCCB equal to the budgeted spend on Youth Activities in 2021-2022.

RCCB/Cardiff County & Vale Youth Orchestra Concert

Agreed with the orchestra that a single jointly organised RCCB/CC&VY orchestra concert will be held in the Whitchurch High school Dutch Barn Concert Hall (subject to WHS approval). Provisional date agreed Friday 8th April 2022.

Planned donation to the orchestra of £1000; residue to RCCB.

Curry Evening

Oct/Nov 21. Detail’s tbc.

The Youth Team will meet regularly to review the developing situation & recommend any necessary changes/additions to activities.

RC 17/05/21

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