Your cart is empty   

Welcome to Rotary Youth Exchange - Florida!

What an exciting adventure awaits you, as a potential Rotary exchange student or host family, as you look to expand your horizons as they've never been expanded before.

We invite you to explore our site, learn more about the program, and, if it's right for you, take those first steps toward one of the most amazing, memorable, adventurous years of your life.

News Stories

  • RYE Florida weclomes the First Inboud for 2014-2015


    District 6950 can claim the prize for the first arrival of an Inbound for 2014/2015 when Maria from Poland arrived on July 25th at Tampa International Airport. She was welcomed by her new host family and host club. Welcome Maria!


RSS Feed

RYE Florida - All Around the World

Corey - Japan 2014

Corey - Japan 2014

RYE D6970 Florida

RYE D6970 Florida

Erica - Finland

Erica - Finland

  • Zane, outbound to Finland

    I can’t believe it’s been over a month here in Finland. Time really flies when you’re having fun. I’m not even sure where to start.   Read More...

  • Zac, outbound to Sweden

    AMERICA AND SWEDEN? Have I really been this dumb?  Wow! Just Wow!   Read More...

  • Sami, outbound to Sweden

    The Beginning of an Amazing Adventure! Hej hej! It’s so crazy that as I write this, I have been in Sweden for 47 days!   Read More...

  • Julianne - outbound to Turkey

    My Journey and Arrival in Turkey! My departure was supposed to take place on the 8th of September from Jacksonville Airport, but due to the classic Florida weather of thunderstorms, my flight to Dulles was extremely delayed. It was so delayed that I would not have been able to make my international connection.   Read More...

  • Savanah, outbound to Spain

    My first week in Spain!!!!!!!  I have been in Spain for a total of three days!!!! Honestly these past days have been the weirdest, yet most exciting days of my life. To be completely honest, at the beginning of this week I found myself questioning whether or not I would be able to handle this exchange.   Read More...

  • Keely, outbound to South Korea

    Protip, never flush your toilet paper in Korea without asking if you can unless you want to be responsible for a broken toilet.  I'm going to skip the story of how my flights were because everything went pretty much according to plan. I left with a smile on my face, ready to leave, and I landed with an even bigger smile, ready to start my exchange. Now, I gave you that wonderful advice about the toilets because I, on my first day, broke my host family’s toilet.   Read More...

  • Cameron, outbound to Taiwan

    Let me describe this to you, numerous types of fish, soy sauce, shrimp, and fish sauce all on pizza crust.... I AM FINALLY HERE, well, to be technical, I have been living in Taiwan for about one week (has it really been that long?). Where do I begin?   Read More...

  • Hayden, outbound to Brazil

    Sing, dance, eat, learn to live like a Brazilian! Wow… Already a month and a half has past… Time in Brazil slow down! I’ve done so much in Brazil so far and seen so many things that it’ll be hard to put it all into one little journal; but I’ll try.   Read More...

  • John, outbound to Norway

    Obviously, being used to the system in the US, I did not simply accept the fact that I needed no official approval whatsoever to enter the country. Well I've survived my first month of exchange! I left Florida on August 8th, and after three sleepless flights and a boat ride, I found myself on the incredibly picturesque island of Stord.   Read More...

  • Julianne - outbound to Turkey

    My final week in the Florida for this year! It is less than a week until my departure date! I have actually had quite a few new experiences while still being in the US.   Read More...