Young people support


The Club's young people (new generations) activities include having young people participate in:

Rotary Adventure in Citizenship (RAIC) - an intensive and fun filled week-long ‘inside Canberra’ program for Year 11 students from around Australia to assist them to better understand what being a citizens of Australia means

Rotary Youth Exchange Program (RYEP) - offers youths a year of study overseas when students have an opportunity to develop their personal self confidence, maturity, international friendships and an understanding of many different cultures together with opportunities to develop new language skills, a base for future education and career goals and to develop in many ways

Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment (RYPEN) - - a weekend camp seminars for young people 14 to 17 years (aimed for the average student and not for the outstanding few) to communicate a series of ideas, problems and social experiences to assist the young participants to form their own values and moral standards and featuring activities designed to facilitate trust building, working in groups, self esteem building

Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) - leadership training program for young people 14-18 emphasising leadership, citizenship, and personal growth

Stuart Garnsey Award & Arthur Holder Award for final year students at Canberra College

Robert Harvie Memorial Bursary giving financail assistance to a student from Melrose High School who is going to continue their education at Canberra College

Rotaract Clubs - Rotary-sponsored dynamic groups of empowered young men and women ages 18 to 30, either community or university based, who want to ‘make a difference’ in the community and the world (find a local Rotaract Club)

Interact Clubs - school based service club for young people 12 to 18 sponsored by individual Rotary clubs, which provide support and guidance, but they are self-governing and self-supporting and membership varies greatly (single gender or mixed, large or small, based on the student body of a single school or from two or more schools) (local Rotary District Interact committee)

Model United Nations (MUNA) - is all about building bridges of goodwill for world peace and understanding in the minds of our youth and to teach respect and tolerate differences of race, religion and nationalism whilst retaining their individualism and the best of their national traditions, held over a week-end

National Youth Science forum (NYSF) - a twelve day program for students moving into Year 12 who are thinking about a career in science, engineering or technology

Rotary Youth Driver Awareness (RYDA) - provides quality road safety information to youth to help ensure that when they commence driving, they have the best road safety education possible

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