Glendale West Rotary believes in developing the next generation of leaders. Our programs and projects help young leaders build leadership skills, expand education and learn the value of service.

Dictionary Project

Glendale West Rotary distributes dictionaries annually to all third graders in the Glendale Elementary Schools and have done so for many years. This project is routinely tested with the administration and faculty within the school district.
"Glendale West Rotary on behalf of  Glendale Elementary School District, I would like to thank you for your recent donation of dictionaries to our third graders.We appreciate your support and commitment to GESD! We value your partnership! Respectfully, Cindy Segotta-Jones Superintendent"

Student of the Month Program support

Glendale West Rotary supports the student of the month program run at Challenge Charter School.  

"Glendale West Rotary Club thank you for the amazing backpacks!! Your donation is greatly appreciated. Wow! Wow! Wow! Thank you!" Principal Wendy Miller

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards


RYLA is a leadership development program for young people who want to learn new skills, build their confidence, and have fun. Events range from one-day seminars to weeklong camps.


Interact Clubs


Interact clubs bring together young people ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills and learn about the world through service projects and activities.


Rotary Youth Exchange


Rotary Youth Exchange builds peace one young person at a time. Students learn a new language, discover another culture, and truly become global citizens. Exchanges for students ages 15-19 are sponsored by Rotary clubs in more than 100 countries.