Character and Leadership Development

Youth of the Year
Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Club member can receive. The title recognizes outstanding contributions to a member’s family, school, community and the Club as well as academic achievement and overcoming life obstacles.

Keystone Club
A teen council program providing members with skills needed to lead productive lives.
Keystone activities focus on:
• Character and leadership development
• Service to the Club and the community
• Education and career exploration
• Free enterprise
• Unity
• Social recreation

Torch Club
 A group of Club members, ages 11 – 13, who develop and implement activities fostering the principles of freedom, justice and tolerance in order to become caring, competent leaders.

 Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, this program is a service club for elementary-aged children. K-Kids emphasizes the importance of community stewardship, service and responsibility.

Teen Volunteers
Teens mentoring younger members.

Community Service
In 2013, 614 Club members generated 3,882 hours of volunteer community service.