The Orland Park Rotary Club facilitates two youth clubs to relay and teach the message of Service Above Self to local students.

EarlyACT at Century Jr. High School and InterACT at Sandburg High School.

WATCH (YouTube) – Orland Park Rotary Members speak about Youth Exchange Program and Membership. featuring-Paul Novak and Debra Baker


Recently some students participated in a youth leadership weekend called RYLA. Below are their thanks to the club and comments on their experience.

“Thank you so much for sponsoring me to attend RYLA. It was an amazing learning experience. I was able to meet new people and learn leadership skills that I will use for the rest of my life. This was a once in a lifetime opportunity and I cannot thank you enough for providing me with it” -Jaclyn Coners

“Thank you so much for letting me come to RYLA! I have the time of my life. Tears are falling as it is time to leave. This weekend I met people who changed my life. I became a better person, I found my weaknesses and what I have to work on. This weekend will always stick with me.” -Viktoria Renasius

“Thank you so so so much for allowing me this opportunity. I really learned a lot and had a huge amount of fun. I mean I really am thankful for your chance to sponsor me.” -David Donnick

“My weekend was awesome. I met a lot of people from different cultures. My experience with the Rotary will stay forever in my memory.” -Vanille (Inbound exchange student from France)

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