Interact clubs in District 5500

Interact is Rotary International's service club for young people ages 12 to 18. Interact clubs are sponsored by individual Rotary clubs, which provide support and guidance, but they are self-governing and self-supporting. ... Clubs can be single-gender or mixed, large or small.


The purpose of Interact is to provide an opportunity for young people to work together in a world fellowship dedicated to service and international understanding.

The goals of Interact are:

  1. To recognize and develop constructive leadership and personal integrity.

  2. To encourage and practice thoughtfulness of and helpfulness to others.

  3. To create an awareness of the importance of home and family.

  4. To build respect for the rights of others, based on recognition of the worth of each individual.

  5. To emphasize acceptance of individual responsibility as the basis of personal success, community improvement,

  6. and group achievement.

  7. To develop life skills including self-development, time management, and personal finances.

  8. To recognize the dignity and value of all useful occupations as opportunities to serve society.

  9. To provide opportunities for gaining increased knowledge and understanding of community, national, and world affairs.

  10. To open avenues of personal and group action leading to the advancement of international understanding and goodwill toward all peoples


Interact is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young people. It gives young people, mainly high school students, an opportunity to participate in fun and meaningful service projects. ... Interact Club is self-supporting and self-governing, thus encouraging the development of leadership skills.


Interact Clubs







Rotary International is an international service organization whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian service and to advance goodwill and peace around the world.