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New Generations

New Generations became Rotary's 5th Avenue of Service in 2010. It provides people ages 12-30, the opportunity to be involved with Rotary. New Generations inspires youth to participate in something greater than themselves and offers them opportunities to serve. It opens up possibilities for the club to learn from their skills, enthusiasm, and fresh ideas.

Youth Exchange Program

The Rotary Club of Festival City has a long history of participation in the Youth Exchange Program. It is an aspect of our club that we can truly be proud of. This year our club provided 10% of the exchange students for the district.
Another program that we participate in is the Rotary Adventure in Citizenship Program. Every year, 220 outstanding youth meet in Ottawa to participate in tours of Parliament, briefings, discussions and debates, along with various meetings with political leaders and senior officials. They also get to get to know youth from different provinces and territories, who each come with their own unique story.

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is Rotary's leadership training program for young people. RYLA emphasizes leadership, citizenship, and personal growth and combines lectures and discussions on career knowledge, international understanding, service opportunities, small group leadership and team development experiences and exercises.


Interact is Rotary International’s service club for young people ages 12 to 18. Almost 200,000 young people are involved in Interact Clubs around the globe. 


Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young men and women ages 18 to 30. Members address their communities’ physical and social needs while promoting international understanding and peace through a framework of friendship and service.


The primary consideration of the Global Grant Scholarship Grant is to forge a link between Rotary and future skilled professionals within one of six areas of focus. The successful candidate will receive a Global Grant Scholarship, valued at $30 000 USD to fund one year graduate-level study at a university outside of Canada or the United States in 2016-17, leading to a career in one of Rotary’s six areas of focus. Deadlines to receive 2017-18 Global Grant Scholarship applications: Local Rotary Club: November 15, 2016; District Chair: November 30, 2016