Please note: Long-Term Exchange Student Application Deadline is 10/31/2023

Become an

Welcome to the experience of your life! This is just the start to developing life-long leadership skills, learning a new language and culture, building lasting friendships with young people and families from around the world, and becoming a global citizen.

If you live in the CNY District and are considering Rotary Youth Exchange, check our resources on this site and get in contact with us to get you started in this journey

Details &
Next Steps

Long Term is the first of the two options you have as an exchange student.  Here are some details:

  • Students ages 15.5 to 18.5
  • It is an 11th month exchange
  • School attendance is required
  • Students live with 2-3 host families throughout the year
  • Total immersion program to learn a culture and language
  • A local family will be invited to host an inbound exchange student during your absence
  • Along with the help of your family and the district committee, 3 host families will be secured for the inbound exchange student during your absence
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