Become an

Welcome to the experience of your life! This is just the start to developing life-long leadership skills, learning a new language and culture, building lasting friendships with young people and families from around the world, and becoming a global citizen.

If you live in the CNY District and are considering Rotary Youth Exchange, check our resources on this site and get in contact with us to get you started in this journey

Details &
Next Steps

Rotary Youth Exchange Students

  • Are between the ages of 15.5 &18.5 as of August 1 the year they depart
  • Are active in school and community
  • Have an interest and/or experience in foreign language and culture
  • Will spend a full school year as an ambassador for their town and district.
  • School attendance is a central part of the program
  • Students live with host families throughout the year

The Long Term Program:

  • Lasts for one entire school year
  • Will thoroughly train students and families during orientation sessions throughout the year.
  • Will provide support by the local Rotary Club both prior to and during the exchange process

Families and Students

  • Attend required orientation sessions
  • Participate in Local Interviews (completed by October) and District Interviews
    (held in November)
  • Assist their local Rotary Club in securing host families for inbound exchange
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