Youth Service is strongly supported by our club as we work with young people to become the next generation of leaders, visionaries and peacemakers. This might range from children in primary school to young adults.
Youth Programmes Papakura Rotary  proudly supports:
Rotary Australia New Zealand Student Exchange (RANZSE) - sometimes called the "matched twin exchange". Matched exchanges with local secondary school students, and compatible Australian students. 
Rotary Youth Exchange - Inbound and Outbound (RYE) -  provides senior secondary school students with an opportunity to participate in family, cultural and community life in another country over a twelve-month period.
Rotary Youth Programme of Enrichment (RYPEN) -  Youth Leadership over a weekend long camp for Year 12 and 13 students, designed at developing young people‚Äôs potential.
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) - is a week-long leadership development progaramme for young adult designed to help young people develop their team work and communication skills and fulfil their potential as leaders.  
Rotary Youth Driver Awareness (RSE) - Road Safety Education Ltd (RSE), a not for profit organisation, is committed to reducing the trauma on our roads by educating young people in their high / secondary school.
Challenge Camp - The camps are organised for young adults with impaired speech, hearing or sight, and those with muscular and neurological disorders. 
Model United Nations Assembly (MUNA) - This simulates the working of the United Nations Assembly by having School teams of three Year 12 and 13 students, represent a particular UN Country in debates on matters of world politics and social concern.
ROTA Pacific Study Tour - educational programme bringing young people (20-28) from the Pacific Island nations to Auckland for two weeks of vocational and leadership training
Rotary National Science and Technology Forum - two-week long, live-in event for Yr 12 Science & Maths students in Auckland. Selected students gain a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit a range of universities and courses offered, as well as industries engaged in science, engineering, technology, and medicine.