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 2020-2021:

Tom Norton
[email protected]


Click Here for this year's RYLA Brochure.

This year's RYLA weekend will be March 18-21, 2021 in Lake Placid, Florida. Depending on the guidance from RI, the CDC, and the WHO, we will have a Zoom option as either a backup for any candidate, or the entire conference.

Click here to download all of the 2020-2021 RYLA Materials (for Clubs and Candidates).

For Clubs:

For Candidates:


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

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