What is Rotary Youth Exchange
Each year, over 8,000 high school students participate in the Rotary Youth Exchange program worldwide, learning a new language and experiencing a new culture, through the efforts of Rotary volunteers around the globe. The program began in the 1920s, but took off after World War II.
Rotary Youth Exchange Mission
“To work towards peace and understanding in the world.”
Who We Are
We are known as the “Florida District 6980 Rotary Youth Exchange (RYE)”.
We are a member of the Ohio-Erie Youth Exchange Multi-District, which includes 14 Rotary districts, that are from parts of Canada in the north, and all the way down to Tennessee and Florida in the south.
The Ohio-Erie Multi-District provides scale of economy to handle regulatory issues, larger number of exchange countries, training and best practices.
Florida District 6980 RYE, which is in Central Florida, covers Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake and Sumter County, and is proud to be a member of the Ohio Erie Multi-District.
Inbound Orientation: August 17-19th in Astor Florida
September 1st, 2018 Applications are open for the 2019-2020 exchange year