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  • Welcome New Clubs Spreading Optimism to new communities
  • Optimist Junior Golf Building positive values in young people through golf
  • Friend of Optimists Inspire yourself and others by supporting Optimism
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Junior Optimist International Programs

Junior Optimist Reading Program
The Junior Optimist Reading Program is designed to help Junior Optimists get other kids to pick up books and start reading! Through the Junior Optimist Reading Program, Junior Optimist Members can help younger kids, students their own age and children they might never even meet, plus readers of all ages who are young at heart!

Personal Growth & Involvement (PGI)
Junior Optimist International Personal Growth & Involvement (PGI) is designed to motivate Junior Optimist International Members to participate within their Clubs and learn about the various aspects of Junior Optimist International.

Souper Bowl of Caring
Souper Bowl of Caring is a national youth-led movement of giving and serving that is transforming Super Bowl Weekend into a time to think of our neighbors in need. In schools, participation takes place during the week leading up to Super Bowl Sunday. Junior Optimist International Clubs can join in this movement and make a significant impact in the local community.

KaBOOM! Play Days
Learn more about how your Junior Optimist International Club can get involved with KaBOOM! and plan an official Play Day.