New Generations, covers all aspects of Youth. The Rotary Club of Pine Rivers embraces almost all avenues of the Youth programs.
NYSF: National Youth Science Forum
RYLA: Rotary Youth Leadership Award.
This award is open to young people between the ages of 18 to 26, and equips young leaders and potential young leaders in our community with the skills to facilitate positive change in the world. This year, our nomination was Nicole Wall, who was our waitress at the Murrumba Downs Tavern and won our hearts with her personality.
This year the students spent four days on the Tall Ship South Passage, sailing the high seas between Manly Harbour and Moreton Island. The students also had to complete 25 hours of Community Service to qualify. Nicole continues to complete her 25 hours assisting the club with our sausage sizzles at Bunnings. Nicole spoke to the club with much enthusiasm for the course that will assist her in her career as a School Teacher.
The Youth Exchange program is available to students who have completed year 12 and are looking for cultural exchange to a country abroad for a year.
The inbound exchange students were looking forward to raising funds for a Rotary project when it was suggested that they assist our Rotary club with our sausage sizzle at Bunnings at Lawnton over two week ends. Their effort was rewarded with the raising of $1,000.00 to purchase a Shelter Box, a great project. Congratulations, students.Interact Club: The members of our club give of their time to support an active Interact Club at St Paul’s School, Bald Hills. Mrs. Cheryl Wegener, a teacher at the school, has been the driving force throughout the years with many students being influenced in the activities of Rotary International. It is encouraging to see the progress with their fund-raising and their efforts have raised enough money for three Shelter Boxes.