Make Some Time

Our focus is on
developing the youth
of our community.

Make Some

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

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

Youth Activities

Optimist Plunger Plop

Gale Presbyterian Church - 10 Barnswallow Drive, Elmira

Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 9:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This is a fundraising event for the Optimist Clubs of St. Jacobs and Elmira. Join us for a day of fun and hilarity as you "Take the Plunge" and support programs for kids in our communities!

Sign up on the Plunger Plop website - Sign up fast as spots are limited!

Click here to download a copy of the plunger plop poster!

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 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.

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