Rotary District 5630 Youth Exchange Calendar
September 1st – Preliminary Application period opens. Family Interviews begin with Rotary members to obtain local Rotary Club approval to sponsor the applicant.
October 15th – Preliminary Applications and Confidential School Reference forms are due. These documents should be submitted to Paula Witt, Rotary District 5630 Youth Exchange Committee Chair.
Mid-November – District Interview Weekend for Rotary Youth Exchange Finalists and Parents combined with Inbound Student Weekend – North Platte, Nebraska
December 1st – Students will be notified if they have been accepted into the program for their upcoming exchange year. Most exchanges begin in August/September.
December 15th – Selected students must notify Youth Exchange Committee if they accept and submit their first payment.
January – Sunday Evening Training Webinar #1 for Outbound Students and Parents (mandatory)
January 15th – Final Written Application must be submitted.
Late January – Weekend South Central Rotary Youth Exchange Winter Meeting in Tulsa, Okla. (Transportation provided by Rotary)
February 1st – 2nd Payment Due
Mid-February – Nebraska Outbound Student & Parent Orientation combined with Inbound Student Weekend – Grand Island, Nebraska
March – Sunday Evening Training Webinar #2 for Outbound Students and Parents (mandatory)
April 1st – 3rd Payment Due
April – Sunday Evening Training Webinar #3 for Outbound Students and Parents (mandatory)
Late April or Early May Weekend – District 5630 Annual Conference (date and location TBA)
June 1ST – Final Payment Due
Late June 4 days (Thur-Sun) – SCRYE Outbound Camp in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. (Transportation provided by Rotary)
August/September – Students Depart for Host Country
Monthly Reports (mandatory) – Students submit an on-line summary of recent experiences.
One year later following the end of exchange (mandatory)
August, first weekend – Reunion Camp for returning Outbound Exchange Students