Youth Services

Rotarians are committed to Youth Service: helping young people achieve their potential. 

We run a vast variety of activities aimed at recognising, developing, and celebrating the achievements of young people. We help develop the citizens of tomorrow to enjoy challenges, develop strong bonds of friendship, exceed their expectations, broaden their horizons and realise their dreams.
These blend well with the school curricula, enriching and enhancing the school timetable and beyond.

These are just some of the youth opportunities we are involved with:


  • Rotary in Schools
  • Student Foreign Exchanges
  • Leadership Training (Rotary Youth Leadership Award)
  • 18 to 30 years old –
  • Rotaract   
  • Service exchange opportunities

Competitions for young people, including:

·Youth Speaks

·Young Chef and Young Chef Special

·Young Musician

·Young Technology Tournament

·Young Photographer and Writer

·BBC Rotary Young Citizen Awards


Help with education and preparation for careers, including

·preparation for the work place: careers seminars, mentoring

·back to work

·literacy projects

·help for young carers

·special days out for the more vulnerable

    For further information on the Youth Competitions, use the links below:

    To get involved with any of the following contact your local Rotary club (on our home page select the Clubs option) or email

    Youth Services pages:

    Youth Service Exchange