• Join an Optimist Club Join us to bring out the best in youth, in your community and in yourself
  • Junior Optimist International Join the world's most dynamic coalition of youth volunteers
  • Official Suppliers Supplying Optimists with awards, pins, apparel and more
  • 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
Join an Optimist Club1 Youth Clubs (JOOI)3 Official Suppliers5 Welcome New Clubs6 Optimist Junior Golf7 Friend of Optimists8

Programs Training Resources

Have you ever wanted to learn more about an Optimist program or activity? Maybe you’ve heard about the Community Needs Assessment or the Online Resource Library, but you’re not sure where to find them or how to use them.

The following training materials can be used to introduce you and your Club to the Optimist International programs and community activities. These resources can be used for training at a Club or District meeting. If you have any additional questions or would like more information, please contact the Programs Department at (800) 500-8130, ext. 235, or via e-mail at programs@optimist.org.

Childhood Cancer Campaign
Community Needs Assessment Tool
Optimist in Action Day
Programs Resources - the Unknown Treasure Chest

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