The Panama City Beach Optimist Club

Optimist International is an association of more than 2,600 Optimist Clubs around the world dedicated to “Bringing Out the Best in Kids.” Adult volunteers join Optimist Clubs to conduct positive service projects in their communities aimed at providing a helping hand to youth.


Optimist Club members help empower young people to be the best that they can be. Each Optimist Club determines the needs of the young people within the community and conducts programs to meet those needs. Every year, Optimist conducts 65,000 service projects and serve well over six million young people.