Optimist Club of Vancouver, WA

Bringing out the best in youth through local partnerships and a private camp!

SSS 630 Dragon

Fun times on the river with young sailors learning to navigate in the water.

Scouts Troop

Boy Scout group led by veteran leaders who care about kids.

Mentors of Boys

Small group connection for boys who benefit from male, adult, and wise mentorship.

Optimist Camp

Our 43-acre camp by the East Fork Lewis River provides private camping experiences close to town.

“Be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own. Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.”

“Think only of the best, work only for the best, and expect only the best.” – Optimist Club Motto

Don Job, Board President

Serving You With a Smile

“We serve our community because we believe young people are a reflection of the health of our society .”


Mary works hard to preserve the camp to benefit youth and families into perpetuity.

Mary L. White, Board Secretary

Positive with purpose

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