Rotary arranges exchanges and camps for 15/17 year olds, giving the
chance to immerse in a foreign culture, learn the language, and meet up with students
of your own age. You will come back with an amazing experience to add to your C.V.
or University Application.
The main programmes are:
Spend 3 weeks, usually in the summer holidays, staying with an
exchange partner in their family home, exploring another culture and another
language. You and your family then host your exchange partner for 3 weeks.
There are no costs apart from Travel. Insurance and pocket money
Every year Rotary Clubs all over the world host Camps and Tours –
normally 10-15 days. The participants will be from a wide range of counties,
and the activities vary from cultural to sporting to social. If you go to the
website youthexchange.org.uk and scroll down to Camps and Tours, you will be
able to see the variety offered. The costs are modest – really good value for
Rotary has been running these exchanges for over 60 years. You and
your parents can be assured of a safe environment, and we take seriously the
health, safety and welfare of all participants. Each year, over 7000 young
people worldwide enjoy the experience of a lifetime though Rotary Youth
FIND OUT MORE
The website - youthexchange.org.uk – gives a useful summary
The RI website - https://www.rotary.org/en/our-programs/youth-exchanges - gives
a good overview
Or contact Iain Gow
(District Youth Exchange Officer) at firstname.lastname@example.org for
NEW GENERATION SERVICE
New Generations Service Exchange is a
short-term, customizable program for university students and young
professionals up to age 30.
design exchanges that combine their professional goals with a humanitarian
What are the benefits?
- Make connections with service-minded community
leaders in another country
- Learn another language
- Build your professional skills and gain
- Travel and explore a new culture while giving
back through service
What is an exchange like?
With your host
Rotary district, you’ll plan activities that can include networking,
relationship building, humanitarian service, professional development, and
leadership training. Exchanges:
- Last from a few weeks to six months
- Can be arranged for individuals or
- Need not be reciprocal
How much does it cost?
Costs vary by
Rotary club or district. To reduce expenses, Rotary members often provide
homestay options, arrange no-cost internship or job-shadowing programs, and
offer other financial assistance.
WANT TO FIND OUT
The RI website - https://www.rotary.org/en/our-programs/new-generations-service-exchange - has a good overview.
The District Youth
Exchange Officer Iain Gow (email@example.com) is responsible for NGSE in District
1010 and will help with any queries
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