Make Some Time

Our focus is on
developing the youth
of our community.


Make Some
Friends

We abide by a creed that
is focused on an optimistic
outlook in all things we do.


Make A
Difference

Optimism is not just
a service club
it is a philosophy of life.




Youth Activities

St. Jacobs Sparkles Fundraiser for Grand River Hospital

Scotiabank - 1410 King St. N. St. Jacobs

November 16, 17, 18

We are raising funds in support of the Grand River Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). They are in need of new specialized cribs for our tiniest citizens - please come and donate to this worthy cause and hear the St. Jacobs Public School kids sing Friday, November 17.

If you would like to help with this fundraiser, please sign up here - Volunteer Sign Up.


Optimist Breakfast with Santa

Join us at Calvary United Church for a great breakfast with Santa on December 9, 2017! Breakfast includes, eggs, sausage, hash browns, baked beans, and pancakes - All for only $5.

Would you like to sign up to help us run the event? We are always looking for extra help to make the event run smoothly. If you are interested, please email us at info@optimistclubofstjacobs.com to find out how you can get involved.

Funds raised at this event are placed directly back into programming within our community. We look forward to seeing you on December 9, 2017!.


If you would like to help next year or know of someone who would like to help us - please contact Rob Perry at 519-404-1447 or sign up here - Volunteer Sign Up.







Our Focus

The Optimist Club of St. Jacobs supports a wide variety of activities for youth in the village of St. Jacobs and surrounding Woolwich Township. These range from fun and entertaining to personal development and community well-being. Examples of our youth activities and programs:

Youth Leadership Development
Minor Sports
School Programs and Facilities
Summer Reading Program
Breakfast with Santa
Easter Egg Hunt
Grand River Hospital Emergency Room Teddy Bear Program