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How to Start a Junior Optimist International Club

You may charter a Junior Optimist International Club with only eight Junior Optimist International Members. There is a one-time enrollment fee of $50, an annual registration fee of $60 and membership dues are as follows: $8 per member per year for Alpha Clubs and $10 per member per year for Junior Optimist and Octagon Clubs. The registration and member fees are prorated depending on the month you charter the Junior Optimist International Club. Also, Junior Optimist International Clubs are only required to pay for the first 50 members.

Below you will find the necessary forms you will need in order to charter your Junior Optimist International Club.

Forms for Chartering a Junior Optimist International Club
Junior Optimist International Charter Application – This form can be typed into and then printed out and submitted.
Junior Optimist International Clubs Fee Structure
Membership Roster – This form can be typed into and then printed out and submitted.
Officer Information Sheet/Election Report – This form can be typed into and then printed out and submitted.
Suggested Club Bylaws

 

Junior Optimist International Workshop Presentations
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