Service activities

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Rotarians have strived to achieve the ideal of Service Above Self.

Woden Rotary has five avenues of service forming the foundation of all club activity:

  1. Club service - we have fun, build lasting friendships, and make sure that our club functions well
  2. Vocational service - we volunteer our professional skills to serve others and promote integrity in everything we do
  3. Community service - we address local needs and work with our community to bring lasting improvements
  4. International Service - we meet humanitarian needs around the globe and promote world understanding and peace
  5. New generations service - we work with young people to help them become the next generation of leaders, visionaries, and peacemakers

Click on the items below (or the 'Service activities' menu items) to see details of some of our specific service activities.

Additionally, see our Club projects

Last updated JW 8 December 2011



Five Peaks Challenge bike ride


Woden Rotary conducts an annual mass participation bicycle ride around the Canberra area called the Five Peaks Challenge (with six peaks to climb) with two basic distance options of 88 km or 117 km.


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Annual Virtual Race Night


A Charity Virtual Race night to raise money for charity


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Cycling Without Age


Woden Rotary purchased a tri-shaw for use with Cycling Without Age and it is located in Araluen Village for taking residents out and about so that they can 'feel the wind in their hair'. We train pilots to ride the tri-shaw.


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Rotary Adventure in Citizenship (RAIC)


RAIC is a week-long program in Canberra in May each year for year 11 students from around Australia to thoroughly learn about parliamentary and democratic processes, visit local cultural institutions, meet other delegates from around Australia and have fun. The parliamentary program includes role-play, guest speakers, parliamentary chamber visits and an opportunity to meet your member of parliament. Organised by Woden Rotary in conjunction with Rotary Club of Canberra and the Parliamentary Education Office.


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