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.

Who Are We?

Rotary International is the world's oldest and most international service organization, with over 1.2 million members in 32,000 clubs, in almost 200 countries. The official Rotary motto is, "Service Above Self", and Rotarians live their lives in accordance with the Four Way Test. You can find out more about our wonderful organization and its many programs and projects by visiting the Rotary International website.

There are more than 500 Rotary clubs in the Rotary districts in Florida and Georgia. District borders follow county lines.

 Rotary Youth Exchange

Each year, over 9,000 high school students participate in the Rotary Youth Exchange program worldwide, learning a new language and experiencing a new culture, through the efforts of Rotary volunteers around the globe. The program began in the 1920s, but took off after the II World War.

The program's primary mission: "To work towards peace and understanding in the world".

RYE Florida
The Youth Exchange (YE) programs in Florida are growing, through the efforts of the multi-district organization, Rotary Youth Exchange Florida, Inc.

Each of the five participating districts in Florida and Georgia are committed to promoting Rotary Youth Exchange, and at least half of the districts have been honored with District Achievement Awards at the annual conferences of the North American Youth Exchange Network

Rotary New Generation