How to Join

Become a Member!
Do you want to get more involved in our community? As a Member of the St. Paul Optimists, you will be welcomed into our Club of individual citizens who share a desire to "Bring Out the Best in Kids." We organize and participate in hands-on, interactive projects for kids. These projects range from Oratorical Contests to Youth Appreciation activities. As an Optimist Member, not only will you be connected to our local community, you'll also boast affiliation with about 87,000 Optimists around the world.

To learn more about membership, download and complete our Membership Brochure.

Become a Friend of Optimists
Explore the volunteer opportunities to help “Bring Out the Best in Kids” by becoming a Friend of Optimists. Helping kids has rarely been more important than today in a world where we are disconnected from each other and engaged with our interactive technology. Being a Friend of Optimists helps support the organization's diligent efforts to reach out to kids. Receive special e-mails and The Optimist magazine. Volunteer when you want. So what do you think? Will you be a friend?

To become a Friend of Optimists, you can apply online or check out the Friend of Optimists Brochure, which includes an application.