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Great Plains RYLA

RI’s programs are designed to help Rotarians meet needs both in their own communities and internationally.


Rotary clubs organize and sponsor this service organization for youth ages 12-18. There are more than 12,300 Interact clubs in 133 countries and geographical areas.


Rotary clubs organize and sponsor this leadership, professional development, and service organization for young adults ages 18-30. There are more than 8,000 Rotaract clubs in 167 countries and geographical areas.

Rotary Community Corps (RCC)

Rotary clubs organize and sponsor these groups of non-Rotarians who work to improve their communities. There are more than 6,800 RCCs in 78 countries and geographical areas.

Rotary Fellowships and Rotarian Action Groups

Rotary Fellowships (groups geared to vocational and recreational interests) and Rotarian Action Groups (groups focused on humanitarian service activities) are open to all Rotarians, spouses of Rotarians, and Rotaractors. There are about 70 groups.

Rotary Friendship Exchange

Rotarian teams or individuals, often accompanied by their families, make reciprocal visits to other countries, staying in each other’s homes and learning about different cultures firsthand.

Rotary Youth Exchange

Clubs and districts send and host students ages 15-19 who travel abroad for cultural exchanges ranging from one week to a year. More than 8,000 exchanges take place each year.

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)

Clubs and districts sponsor seminars to encourage and recognize leadership abilities of youth and young adults ages 14-30.