Youth Service

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Youth Service

Youth Service is part of the attempt to bring about positive change and quality by fostering and building strong communities. Every event, initiative or project that we run is based  around community with the emphasis on youth. Our projects are non-fundraising but in some cases, a fee for admission to view the event is taken.

At District level, the following come under the Youth Service Remit:

Challenge Enterprise

Georgia Students

Interact and Rotakids

Primary Schools Quiz

Rotaract

RYLA

Young: Chef, Golfer, Musician, Vocalist, Photographer, Technologist, Citizen, Writer and Artist

Youth Exchange


South Queensferry Rotary Club are involved in the following 

Challenge Enterprise

Two pupils from our local High School, Queensferry High, are selected to attend a residential weekend themed on business strategy and practices.

Interact

This Club, based in Queensferry High School, involves pupils from S3 to S6 in both community and overseas projects.

RYLA  (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) 

RYLA was set up to demonstrate Rotary's respect and concern for youth and provide an effective training experience for young people and potential leaders.

Two participants, typically one boy and one girl aged 14 up to under 18 are selected from the local community to attend an outward bound leadership camp on the shores of Loch Tay for a week of physical and mental activities.

Young Golfer

The selection of our entrant to the District competition is done in partnership with the local Golf Club - Dundas Parks 

Young Musician and Vocalist

A competition of music and song for 15 to 18 year olds in the local community with the winners progressing to the Area and then to the district competitions

Young Writer

Sponsored by the Queensferry Gazette to promote and encourage creative writing.

Primary Schools Quiz

The six primary schools in our catchment area compete with teams of 4 pupils, with the winners advancing to the Area, District and National Competitions.

High School JET Programme

We have members who support and assist in this initiative of - coaching in interview techniques, visits to local businesses, talks by tradespeople, mock interviews, CV assembly etc., mainly for the students who are leaving at the end of S4.

Young Chef

Contestants prepare and present a three course meal within a pre-set budget and time limit for a panel of expert judges.

Young Technologist

Teams of engineering and science students compete in a one day event to devise and build a solution to a technical task. Solutions are tested and judged against competing teams.

Young Artist   

A pilot programme for 2016 for budding artists in local schools, then at a District Final by age category.

Youth Speaks  

We encourage public speaking and presentation skills in young people and this competition showcases thes