Before this Rotary year began, RI President Barry Rassin set an
ambitious goal to expand Rotaract.
HOW FAR HAVE WE COME?
The Guide to Satellite Clubs includes everything you
need to know about this innovative club model, including
how a satellite club operates, how it can benefit your
community, and how to start one.
Learning about Rotary isn’t just for new Rotarians. The new
Rotary Basics online course is also a great refresher for
members or introduction to prospective members. You’ll
meet members from around the world, learn about our
values and causes, and deepen your understanding of
Rotary in this interactive course in the Learning Center.
Test your Rotary knowledge by taking the quiz at the end.
Download the updated Rotaract Handbook for tools and
resources to help you organize, certify, and manage the
Rotaract Club you sponsor.
Youth Service Month
31 May- Rotaract Preconvention and Youth
1 June Exchange Officers Preconvention,
Rotary Fellowships Month
1-5 Rotary International Convention,
30 Due date for achieving the goals needed to earn
the Rotary Citation for Rotary Clubs
Rotaractors have values that are similar to Rotarians’ values — they
serve their communities while strengthening their professional
skills and networks. Sponsoring a Rotaract club can increase your
club’s impact, expand your influence, and bring more energy and
passion into your club. Becoming involved in Rotaract is a fun,
transformational experience for more than just the young leaders
in your community — it will inspire and engage your Rotary club’s
Rassin calls Rotaract “Rotary’s secret weapon.”
During the first six months of President Rassin’s initiative to grow
Rotaract, more than 650 new Rotaract clubs were chartered in 55
countries around the world. The countries with the most new clubs
were Brazil, India, Philippines, and the United States.
That’s great progress, but we still need your help. Just 26 percent of
Rotary clubs sponsor a Rotaract club. You can join the initiative and
learn how to start and support a Rotaract club using these newly
How to Start a Community-Based Rotaract Club
Facebook Live With President Barry Rassin
Begin the process of sponsoring a Rotaract club today. You’ll be
connecting a group of committed, enterprising young leaders with
Rotary members who can help them turn their ideas into action.