|History of Youth Service|
Club judged winner of District Service to Youth Award for 1996/97 and 1997/98
1993/4 David Rolle was Director. Three students took part in the Rotary Youth Transition Seminar(RYTS), two students went to the Rotary Youth Program for Enrichment (RYPEN) and two to the Rotary Youth Leadership Award seminar (RYLA).
1994/5 Peter Richards was Director. The Club continued to sponsor students to RYTS,RYPEN and RYLA, and commenced involvement with the Siemens Summer Science School and the CRA Science School in Canberra. Assistance was given to Camp Quality, as well as disadvantaged students from isolated areas.
1995/6 Elsie Cummins was Director. The Club participated in RYTS, RYPEN, RYLA, the Model United Nations Assembly (MUNA), and Science Summer Schools. Six Youth Encouragement Awards were made to young people with varying intellectual and physical capabilities. Theatre nights were held for fund raising for youth programs.
1996/7 Elsie Cummins continued as Director. All the Youth Service programs of the previous year were maintained. The Club supported a team of four young people to the Rotary Conference for New Generations at Griffith University. Assistance was given to Adam Ariel to help him with his interest in cycle racing. A highlight of the year was the receipt of the District Award for service to youth.
1997/8 Elsie Cummins continued as Director and maintained the programs of the previous year. In addition two students participated in the Adventure and Citizenship 1998 Award involving two weeks in the National Capital, Canberra. Once again Elsie's leadership resulted in the Club receiving the District Award for Youth Service.
John Selsby was Director. Students were sponsored to participate in
the Rotary Youth Leadership Award, Rotary Youth Transition Seminar and
Rotary Program of Enrichment. The Club took part in the South Pacific
Matched Exchange. Youth Encouragement Awards were presented to Karen
Johnson, Matthew Symons, Judith Black and Shaun Andrews.
2002/2003 Rob Trenerry was Director and report of his committee may be
PEER SUPPORT PROGRAM IN SCHOOLS
The aim of Peer Support is to help
primary and secondary school students to develop confidence, self-esteem
and self awareness and the ability to resist peer group pressure.
As well it aims to improve communication between teachers and students,
between older and younger students and between teachers, students and