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Our Club

Optimist Club Members receive as much as they give:

  • The fellowship of people who get things done – and the example they set for embracing a similar optimistic mindset;
  • New social and working relationships with individuals from a cross section of the Boyertown community;
  • The opportunity to develop and demonstrate leadership skills locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally;
  • And the satisfaction of making a difference in the lives of children…AND THEN SOME!!!

Whether you are searching for an outlet to help the Boyertown community, personal development, or rewarding camaraderie, you will find what you are looking for in the Optimist Club of Boyertown.

Membership is open to anyone interested in upholding and advancing the mission and vision of Optimist International and the Optimist Club of Boyertown. Members must be at least 18 years of age. 

Membership Application


History of the Club (PDF)

The Boyertown Optimists meet weekly on Monday evenings at 7:30 p.m. at the Greshville Inn on Route 562 just outside of the Borough of Boyertown. Board meetings are held the second Monday of the month immediately following the general meeting.

About Optimist International
Communities in the United States, Canada, and the nations of the Caribbean and other countries throughout the world have been touched by the powerful, positive force of Optimist Club Members. From sponsoring youth athletic leagues to conducting bicycle safety and oratorical contests for young people – Optimist Clubs are responding to the special needs of local communities.

Meeting the needs of young people in communities worldwide, Optimist Clubs have been "Bringing Out the Best in Kids" since 1919. Optimist Clubs conduct positive service projects aimed at providing a helping hand to youth. By believing in young people and empowering them to be the best they can, Optimist volunteers continually make this world a better place to live. There are 105,000 individual Members who belong to more than 3,200 autonomous Clubs. Optimists conduct 65,000 service projects each year, serving six million young people. Optimists also spend $78 million on their communities annually.

The Optimist Club of Boyertown is a member organization of Zone 4 of the Pennsylvania/Upper Delaware District of Optimist International.

The Optimist Creed
Promise Yourself-
To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.
To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet.
To make all your friends feel that there is something in them.
To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true.
To think only of the best, to work only for the best, and to expect only the best.
To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.
To forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.
To wear a cheerful countenance at all times and give every living creature you meet a smile.
To give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others.
To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, too strong for fear, and too happy to permit the presence of trouble.

The Vision Statement of Optimist International

Optimist International will be recognized worldwide as an organization of people committed to optimism and self-development for the improvement of youth and community.

The Mission Statement of Optimist International
Optimist International's mission is to foster an optimistic way of life, through a network of optimists, dedicated to the full development of their potential in order to provide ever-expanding service to youth, the community and the world.

The Optimist Club of Boyertown is a 501(c)4 non-profit organization

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