Youth

Schools Liaison

We are keen supporters of our local young people and enjoy helping them by offering them excellent learning opportunities. We can offer them some brilliant growth and personal development schemes like RYAL, Europe 4 Europe (not 2018)and OYT – which are free residential trips, fully supported by the Rotary.

RYAL – For many years the club has sponsored a young person to attend a week’s course, run by Rotary, at the outdoor centre at Hebden Hey. The week is designed to develop leadership potential and both boys and girls have left feeling they have greatly benefited from the week.

OYT – In partnership with Rotary in our region we arrange two specific 5-day residential courses in August for young people between the age of 14 and 18 aboard the James Cook sailing ketch based at North Shields. The programme provides interpersonal skills, leadership development along with the opportunity to learn to sail and gain a “Competent Crew” RYA sailing certificate.

Europe 4 Europe – Is a biannual cultural awareness programme organised by six founding nations of the European Union, who this year hosted 27 young people (aged 18 – 24) one from each of the European Union Member state.

We also help support local schools by providing dictionaries to Y5 students and by supporting the high schools by providing students which business development and learning opportunities.

Young Chef 2016

Hannah Buckley a student from Sherburn high School has won the first heat of the Rotary Young Chef Award, held in Wakefield on Wednesday 23rd […]

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RYLA 2015

For several years now the Rotary Club of Osgoldcross and Elmet has sponsored a student on the Rotary Youth Leadership Award scheme (RYLA), this year […]

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Kid Out Day at Valley Visit

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In June 2015, the Rotary Club took some pupils from Oakfield Park School in Pontefract on a visit to theme park Lightwater Valley. The school […]

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Dictionaries for life 2015

Each year members of the Rotary club give out dictionaries in primary schools to the year 6 leavers, who will be making their journey from […]

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Ocean Youth Trust

Rotary Youth Leadership Award scheme 2015

For several years now the Rotary Club of Osgoldcross and Elmet has sponsored a student on the Rotary Youth Leadership Award scheme (RYLA), and another […]

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Technology Tournament 2015

16 teams from five schools took part in the annual Joint 7 Technology Tournament held at Featherstone Rovers RLFC on Tuesday 3th May.   teams were […]

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Young Chef 2014

Wednesday the 19th November was a night of good food with the Young Chef 2014 competition being held at Wakefield College. The event was jointly […]

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Ocean Youth Trust & Rotary Youth Leadership

Two awardees from Knottingley, De Lacy Academy, representing the Rotary club ,completed very successful weeks earlier this year. Alicia learnt how important  team work is […]

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