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We are now recruiting students to go on exchange during the 2023-2024 school year (leave for exchange in July/August 2023). Interested? Scroll down to find out what to do!
The Rotary Youth Exchange (RYE) Program is run by your local Rotary ClubClick here to find and contact your local Rotary Club or contact Ross Barnett, Chair of the D6330 RYE Program.
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District 6330 is proud to participate in the Rotary Youth Exchange Program, which builds peace—one young person at a time. Students learn a new language, discover another culture, and truly become global citizens. Exchanges for students ages 15-18 are sponsored by Rotary clubs in more than 100 countries!
Exchange students unlock their true potential to:
  • Develop lifelong leadership skills
  • Learn a new language and culture
  • Build lasting friendships with young people from around the world
  • Become a global citizen
Rotary Clubs or Rotarians: Interested in getting involved with the Rotary Youth Exchange Program? 
Contact Ross Barnett, Chair of the D6330 RYE Program. He'd love to hear from you!
Students: Interested in participating in the Rotary Youth Exchange Program?
Candidates are ages 15-18 and are leaders in their schools and communities.
  1. Talk to your parents/guardians and get their approval and support.
  2. Click here to complete and submit the Preliminary Application.
  3. Connect with your local Rotary Club, if you haven't already.
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District 6330 is a member of the Central States Rotary Youth Exchange (CSRYE) organization, which is an incorporated joint program among 20 Rotary districts located in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, USA, and Ontario, Canada. For more details on CSRYE, please visit their website.