Rotary Youth Exchange is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, languages spoken, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and beliefs.
 
Outbound Stories
Here is the updated Outbound Orientation Schedule.  We are using Zoom to conduct the meetings.  Just click on the link to join the sessions. 
 
The recorded sessions will be available to watch here:  https://rotary6250.org/sitepage/rotary-youth-exchange/outbound-orientation
 
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Tuesday, March 31    5:30 – 7:00 pm
 
SESSION 1    
 
(STUDENT AND PARENTS)
 
1 hour          Preparing for Your Exchange (Resources Online)
                     Toni Pabon & Ann Oberle, Outbound Co-Coordinators
 
30 minutes  Insurance, Doug Richmond, Central States Rotary Youth Exchange
 
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Friday, April 3       6:00 – 7:00 pm
 
SESSION 2      
 
(STUDENT AND PARENTS)
 
1 hour    Rotary…What is it?  Who am I representing?
              Justin Burnett, Rebound, Rotarian:  Madison After Hours
 
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Saturday, April 4       4:00 – 5:30 pm
 
SESSION 3     
 
(STUDENTS ONLY)
 
1 hour         Taking Care of Ourselves and Youth Protection
                     Students only with ROTEX
 
30 minutes   Student Survival Guide
                      ROTEX Students
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Monday, April 6        6:00 – 7:00 pm
 
SESSION 4       
 
(STUDENT AND PARENTS)
 
1 hour    The Youth Exchange Experience – Culture Shock
               Justin Burnett, Rebound, Rotarian:  Madison After Hours    
               ROTEX Students
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Wednesday, April 8   6:00 – 7:00 pm
 
SESSION 5     
 
(STUDENT AND PARENTS)
 
1 hour     What you need to know about travel arrangements. 
                 Tzell Travel Agency
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Below are the next steps.
  1. Make sure you have your first two payments.  November Payment was $600 and December Payment was $800, total of $1,400 to date.
    • Payment by personal check or money order payable in U.S. funds to “District 6250 RYE Program”.
    • District 6250 RYE Program
    • c/o Morgan Data
    • 2820 Walton Commons, Suite 103
    • Madison, WI 53718
    • Check the schedule for the next payment due April 1 ($2,625)
  2. Current sophomores:   Arrange to take your ACT’s before you leave
  3. Parents:  Check with your Insurance Provider to see if your student is covered while on exchange (supplemental insurance to the Central States Insurance Policy)
  4. Buy a Navy Blue Blazer.
  5. Check the Outbound Calendar for any date conflicts.  Contact Toni Pabon if you can’t attend a mandatory event.  Next one is February 28-March 1 in Madison.
  6. Start learning the language with Pimlseur Language App (an email with details will be sent to you).  The district has purchased licenses for each of you.
  7. Check out the Homework AssignmentsFirst one is due February 15th.
 
Upcoming Events
Jun 09, 2020 5:00 PM 7:00 PM
Zoom Meeting
Jun 20, 2020 7:00 AM 11:30 AM
Everywhere
Sep 18, 2020 Sep 20, 2020
Upham Woods - Rescheduled from May
Outbound Coordinators
Toni Pabon
608-628-7306
 
Ann Oberle
608-347-1266
May 2020
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