Rotary Youth Service

Rotary Youth Exchange (RYE)

Our District is part of the Ohio-Erie Multi-District Exchange Program. The program stretches from Canada to Florida. They have a comprehensive website here.

Here is the application to be an Outbound Student


Our D6960 RYE Coordinator for 2018-2019:

Holly Kobie
[email protected]


Our D6960 RYE Coordinator for 2019-2020:

Pete Doragh
[email protected]

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)

 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards is a teen leadership experience for High School Students to come together for a weekend with community leaders and speakers, and learn more about the Rotary Way. There is a focus on:

  • Communication and Problem Solving Skills
  • Strategies for becoming dynamic leaders in their schools and communities
  • Learn from Community Leaders, inspirational speakers, and Peer Mentors
  • Have fun and form lasting friendships

Our D6960 Program chair for 2019-2020:

Tom Norton
[email protected]


This year's RYLA weekend will be March 19-22, 2020 in Lake Placid, Florida.

Here is the Candidate package.

Here is this year's delegate brochure.

Seminar for Tomorrow's Leaders (S4TL)

S4TL is a joint Leadership project of Rotary Districts 6890, 6950 & 6960. The 2020 Session will be held at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL. Students get a taste of college dormitory life while developing leadership skills.

Our D6960 Program Chair is:

Colleen K. Howe
[email protected]

The Seminar Director is:

Mitch Hernandez

This year's S4TL will be June 21-27, 2020.

Here is the S4TL Fact Sheet.

Here is the Delegate Application.






6960 District Governor

Darryl Keys

Hurricane Dorian Relief for the Bahamas
Donations may be sent to District Governor Rich Kirschner
15062 Danios Drive
Bonita Springs FL 34135

Please make checks payable to The Rotary Club of Naples Charitable Foundation in the memo line, simply put "Bahamas".

Donations may be made for Australian Fire Relief Efforts through Rotary at and click the blue donate button

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