Leadership is an essential aspect of Rotary—and we offer both clubs and programs to help emerging leaders develop their skills. Through these groups, participants strengthen their leadership skills, serve their communities, increase their world understanding, build friendships, and more.
Rotaract brings together people ages 18-30 in universities and communities worldwide to organize service activities, develop leadership and professional skills, and have fun. Rotary clubs sponsor them, but Rotaract members manage and fund their clubs independently. Rotaract members work closely with their local Rotary club, and may join after their Rotaract membership ends.
How can I participate in Rotaract? - Facebook - Mat-Su Valley Rotaract
Follow Rotaract on Facebook, Twitter, Slideshare, and Storify to see what Rotaract clubs are doing around the world.
To find a Rotaract club in your area, contact your local Rotary club.
Interact - Facebook - Mat-Su Valley Interact
Interact is a club for youth ages 12-18 who want to connect with others in their community or school. Interact club members have fun while carrying out service projects and learning about the world. Interact clubs organize at least two service projects a year: one that benefits their community and one that encourages international understanding. While Interact clubs receive guidance from individual Rotary clubs, they govern and support themselves.
How can I participate in Interact?
Follow Interact on Facebook and visit Interact’s YouTube channel to see what Interact clubs are doing around the world.
To find an Interact club in your area, contact your local Rotary club.
RYLA 5010 will be held in April 2015 in the Mat-Su Valley
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is a leadership development program run by Rotary. While participants can be any age, most events focus on secondary school students, university students, or young professionals. RYLA events are typically 3–10 days long and include presentations, activities, and workshops that cover a variety of topics, including:
- Leadership fundamentals and ethics
- Communication skills
- Problem solving and conflict management
- Community and global citizenship
How can I participate in RYLA? - Facebook District 5010 RYLA
Follow RYLA on Facebook to learn about inspirational events happening around the globe. Facebook Mat-Su Valley Rotaract
RYLA participants are nominated by their local Rotary clubs. To learn more about a RYLA event in your area, contact your local Rotary club.