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GLOW Guides     

It was our privilege to sponsor Bettie, one of the Aranmore Catholic College Glow Guides, to attend a Girl Guide Camp last year. Girl Guides aims to assist girls to empower girls and young women to grow into confident, self-respecting members of the community, developing confidence and life skills. GLOW Guides, Leederville is part of the organisation's Diversity Project.- and it fits very nicely into our Club's aim to support projects that promote and enhance our Nation's Diversity. 

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After National Youth Science Forum     

Robyn Cleaver introduced Caleb McKenna, whom our club sponsored to attend the 2018 National Youth Science Forum (NYSF). Caleb last spoke to us on his return from that event. This week, he related how this experience was a beginning and indeed a catalyst for a whole series of opportunities, which continue to come his way. He repeatedly expressed his gratitude to the club for the enabling him this initial opportunity which has had so many long term effects.

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2019 National Youth Science Forum Report     

President Robyn Cleaver introduced Sandy Chen (Churchlands Senior High School) and Keegan Sherwood (Warwick Senior High School), who told about their experiences in Canberra in January at the 2019 National Youth Science Forum. The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) is a not-for-profit organisation that runs a number of residential programs to encourage young people in their passion for science. It is held in January each year and covers the subjects of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).

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2020 National Youth Science Forum Report     

As part of our Youth Service, RC Karrinyup again sponsored students to attend the 2020 National Youth Science Forum. However, for this year's succesful applicants the experience was certainly not what they were expecting. This week, Alana Dooley and Nic Cleaver told us of their unprecedented adventures in Canberra and, while disappointed at missing some key events, were full of praise for the way the organisers handled the emergency.  

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A Year in Norway     

RC Karrinyup Youth Director Trish Lynch is passionate about the Rotary Youth Exchange program so was most enthusiastic to introduce our 2019 Outbound Rotary Youth Exchange student Alicia, newly returned from her year in Norway, to tell us about her adventure of a lifetime. Last month we farewelled our 2020 Outbound student Julia to Belgium. Applications for Outbound Rotary Youth Exchange in 2021 are now open and close on 31st March 2020. Could this be you! Read more information or contact us.

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Applications Now Open for Rotary Youth Exchange 2021     

NOW is crunch time for Rotary Youth Exchange 2021 - if you are 15-17 years old and think this could be you in 2021, it is time to start planning now! This is the opportunity of a lifetime to spend a year studying in another culture. Rotary Youth Exchange is not expensive (about half the cost of comparable programmes). It is not only for those with a Rotary connection; all young West Australians are eligible to apply.

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Bon Voyage Julia     

RC Karrinyup 2020 Rotary Youth Exchange Outbound student to Belgium Julia took off this week with RC Karrinyup President-Richard Prunster among the family members and well-wishers at Perth International Airport to see her off. Julia is very excited to be spending the year living and studying in Belgium. District 9455 Rotary Youth Exchange committee members also attended and took photos at the airport. Applications are now open for Rotary Youth Exchange 2021.

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Introducing Our 2019 RYPEN Participant     

Youth Director Trish Lynch introduced Gemma Broun, a Girl Guide and the RC Karrinyup's 2019 Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment participant. This program is for Year 10 students, who have leadership potential, demonstrate other positive personal attributes, who are community minded and actively involved in the community. The club sponsored Gemma's participation in the District 9455 camp during May. Also seen here with Trish and Gemma is her Guide Leader Anne Locke.

RC Karrinyup Welcomes Elise     

The RC Karrinyup was delighted this week to welcome 2019 - 2020 Inbound Rotary Youth Exchange student Elise from Belgium. It has been a busy week for Elise, who attended a briefing weekend, took an orientation tour of Perth, shopped for her school uniform and attended her first day at Warwick SHS. At our meeting this week, Elise's mentor Kay introduced her to club President Richard, who formally welcomed her to the club and to Perth.

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Felix Attends Rotary Adventures in Citizenship     

Our Inbound Rotary Yourh Exchange student, Felix, has a special interest in humanities and politics, so we have arranged for him to participate in the fabulous RAIC Australia 2019 program run by Rotary Clubs in Canberra. Timed to coincide with budget week, students are provided with a behind the scenes glimpse of our national capital, access to policy makers and a front row seat to the budget announcements. It is a fabulous program designed to encourage students with a civic service bent and ignite their passion for service To the community. Read more.