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Rotary District 6920
Southeastern Georgia, USA


Youth Exchange Program

 
PDG Mike Muldowney
District 6920
Youth Exchange Chair
Rotary Club of St. Simons Island

Rob Kellner
District 6920
Youth Protection Officer
Rotary Club of
Valdosta
   

Rotary Youth Exchange builds peace one young person at a time.

Students learn a new language, discover another culture, and truly become global citizens.
Exchanges for students ages 15-19 are sponsored by Rotary clubs in more than 100 countries.

What are the benefits?

Exchange students unlock their true potential to:

Develop lifelong leadership skills,
Learn a new language and culture,
Build lasting friendships with young people from around the world
and
Become a global citizen.

How long do exchanges last?

Long-term exchanges last a full academic year, and students attend local schools and live with multiple host families.
Short-term exchanges last from several days to three months and are often structured as camps, tours, or home stays that take place when school is not in session.

What are the costs?

Room and board are provided, as well as any school fees. Each program varies, but students are usually responsible for:

Round-trip airfare,
Travel insurance,
Travel documents (such as passports and visas),
Spending money and any additional travel or tours.

How can I apply?

Candidates are ages 15-19 and are leaders in their schools and communities.
Contact our Rotary Club Chair to see what exchange opportunities are available and what the application process involves.