The Rotary Youth Exchange Program are open to students ages 15-18.  Students selected are those who have demonstrated leadership in their community and possess qualities such as flexibility and willingness to try new things that will enable them to fully experience life in a new country and become excellent cultural ambassadors. 
Local Rotary clubs sponsors inbound and outbound students.  During student exchanges, they are hosted by host families and attend school.  Students gain greater understanding of host country’s culture. 
Youth exchanges take place in nearly all 200 counties and geographical areas where Rotary clubs exist.