Rotary Friendship Exchange group near signs to Argentina, Brasil, and Paraguay

Friendship Exchange

Rotary Friendship Exchange (RFE) has been a program of Rotary International since 1988 that promotes goodwill, peace, and understanding by bring Rotarians from different parts of the world together through exchanges between Rotary districts in different parts of the world. But it is not only Rotarians who can benefit from this program as it includes family members of Rotarians and can also include friends of Rotarian.


Rotary Interact

Interact is a club for young people ages 12-18 who want to join together to tackle the issues in their community that they care most about.


Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young men and women ages 18 to 30. Rotaract clubs are either community or university based, and they’re sponsored by a local Rotary club.


RYLA participants gain knowledge about themselves and learn to work with others in order to become a better person and a future leader. Participants are selected through an essay and application process through their local Rotary Club.

Youth Exchange

More than 80 countries and over 8,000 students each year participate in the program, which is administered at the regional level by Rotary districts and at the local level by Rotary clubs.
young professionals chatting at the office

Learning & Development

Your District Learning & Development Committee, chaired by District Trainer, Gary Stewart, serves Club and District members and leaders with Virtual and In-person (VIP) training opportunities that range from: the annual Rotary Spring Training Event, support to Pre-Pacific NW President Elect Training Seminar (PNW_PETS) and other programs and resources such as the Rotary Essential Enrichment Learning (REEL) program; Visioning and Action Planning workshops, and coordinating Vibrant Club workshops.


If you would like to know more about the programs offered by Rotary District 5100, please contact us by using the link below.

Youth Protection

District 5100 is committed to creating and maintaining the safest possible environment for all participants in Rotary activities. Volunteers who participate in any youth program are required to complete a background check. To see our complete policy and/or to download a background check authorization form, please click the link below.