Since each Club is autonomous and run by members in their community, Optimists have the unique flexibility to serve the
youth of their area in any way they see fit. Optimist Clubs see a need in their community and react to it.
To develop optimism as a philosophy of life utilizing the tenets of the Optimist Creed
To promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs
To inspire respect for the law
To promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people.
To aid and encourage the development of youth, in the belief that the giving of one’s self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the world.
By providing hope and positive vision, Optimists bring out the best in kids.