New Generation Programs
The Mitchelton Rotary Club is a strong supporter of youth programs and currently is sponsoring students in a range of programs:
National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) is held in Canberra and Perth in January each year for Year 11 students with a keen interest in science who are interested in pursuing a career in science.
The program offers students the opportunity to explore various areas of science as well as providing many opportunities for personal development and team building.
Further information may be obtained by visiting the NYSF website: www.nysf.edu.au or by contacting Derek Jones on 33669505.
We usually support one or more students by paying 50% of the attendance costs.
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)
RYLA is an intensive training program for youth aiming to be leaders in our community.
Young people ages 18-25, with records of achievement and chosen for their leadership potential, attend a 4-day camp, organised by Rotarians.
We sponsor one or more young people to attend this program.
Details on the program and applications are available at the Rotary District 9600 RYLA webpage.
Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment (RYPEN)
RYPEN is a weekend program available to students in the local high schools – Mitchelton, Ferny Grove, Hillbrook, Mt Maria.
RYPEN provides students with opportunities to develop their leadership skills alongside peers in a supportive programs.
For more information and applications visit the (Youth Programs) section of the Rotary District 9600 website: RYPEN
We sponsor the cost for one or more student to attend this program.
Each year the Rotary Club of Mitchelton is very proud to provide excellence awards to students at the Mitchelton and Ferny Grove High Schools.
International Youth Exchange.
The Mitchelton Rotary Club is presently sponsoring students for International Youth Exchange.
In 2014, the club will be sponsoring Rebecca Crilly who will be going to Japan on a years exchange.
More information on the program and participating clubs can be obtained at the Rotary District 9600 Youth Exchange website: