The National Youth Science Forum is a twelve day program for students moving into Year 12 who are thinking about a career in science, engineering and technology. Rotary has been in partnership with the program since 1984 along with the Australian Government, major industry, national research institutes and universities. The Rotary Club of South Perth sponsor NYSF candidates and assist in the Perth selection process. For more info go to National Youth Science Forum
The Southside Penrhos Wesley (SSPW) Swim Club Schools Challenge is an annual Swimming Carnival coordinated and hosted SSPW (a community based swimming club run entirely by a volunteer committee). The event has been running for 20 years and the Rotary Club of South Perth - Burswood are proud to be the major sponsor since 2016. The event is volunteer community driven and brings together youth and adults in a positive, safe and friendly competition.
Students from local Primary Schools in years 3 to 6 participate in the SSPW Schools Challenge and swim in age groups. Participating local schools include: Como Primary, South Perth Primary, Kensington Primary, St Pius X (Manning), St Columba’s, Applecross Primary, Mt Pleasant Primary, Penrhos College and Wesley College.