Other Youth Programs
Rotary offers a number of other youth programs. The programs sponsored by the Rotary Club of Deloraine vary from year to year.
RYPEN - Rotary Youth Program of ENrichment
RYPEN consists of a residential weekend seminar - a weekend where 14 to 16 year olds have an opportunity to discover through ideas, problem solving, team and group activities, experiences that will assist them in forming their own values and moral standards, and to broaden their cultural, social and academic horizons.
NYSF - National Youth Science Forum
The NYSF helps students who are about to commence Year 12, and who wish to follow careers in science, engineering and technology by introducing them to research and researchers, by encouraging the achievement of excellence in all their undertakings, and by helping to develop their communication and interpersonal skills. It also fosters discussion of, and interest in, major national and global issues, and emphasizes the importance of maintaining continuing active interests in sport, arts and music. More information
Youth Exchange - International Student Exchange Program
Outbound - An opportunity for students completing secondary schooling to travel to other parts of the world to study for up to one year in an entirely different environment. The impact on future international relations is incalculable, however, the impact on the lives of those students fortunate to participate is most evident. Those young people are the potential leaders in their future community, playing a vital role in the shaping of tomorrow's world.
Inbound - An opportunity for students from other parts of the world to study for up to one year in our District. The impact on future international relations is incalculable, however, the impact on the lives of those students fortunate to participate is most evident.
RYLA - Rotary Youth Leadership Awards
RYLA is a week-long leadership training program for young adults aged 18 to 30 years, conducted annually. Attendees are sponsored by their local Rotary Club. For more information see our Vocational programs page.
Rotaract Clubs are service clubs for young adults 18 to 30 years, which have the aim of developing leadership skills and responsible citizenship through service to the community. The nearest Rotaract club to Deloraine is the Rotaract Club of Tamar Valley.
Ambassadorial Scholarships is the oldest program of the Rotary Foundation. Established in 1947 when the first 18 “Rotary Fellowships” were awarded, the Scholarships Program now awards approximately 1,200 scholarships annually for students to serve as ambassadors of goodwill in another country
Interact is an international organisation of service and social clubs for young people of secondary school age that fosters leadership and responsible citizenship and promotes international understanding and peace. Combining the words “international” and “action” created the name. Interact clubs are sponsored by Rotary clubs. Rotary clubs provide guidance and inspiration, but the Interact clubs are self-governing and self-supporting.