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Youth Programs


The Elks Youth Activity Committee seeks to support our youth and promote scholarship and achievement through our various local and national programs.

Programs Available

The youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow. Our young people are subjected to many and varied influences - some of which are negative and unwholesome. One of the most important contributions to our communities is to provide positive experiences for our youth.

Dictionary Project

This effort has been bringing nearly 10 million dictionaries to schools and students over the past 15 years.

Hoop - shoot

Through the Hoop Shoot program, the Elks been developing and reinforcing grit for nearly 50 years


Americanism Essay contest for 5th-8th grade students.

Elk Antlers

A program for young people between 12 and 21, the Junior Elks are part of the Antlers.

Scholarship Corner 

The scholarship contests officially began on September 1st.

Drug Awareness

the largest volunteer drug awareness program in the United States

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