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Herndon Optimist Club Member 2020-2021

Why become an Optimist member?

What will you leave behind when you're finished? What will people say when you're not around? Will you have made planet Earth a little better place than when you arrived? Have you offered other people an opportunity to better themselves?

For almost a century Optimist members have seen to the betterment of children and their communities. Through their volunteer efforts, the world in which they live is made a better place. Optimists leave a legacy of caring, sharing, leadership, and love.

Who may join?

The Optimist Club of Herndon, VA is open to all men and women, 18 years or older, who reside in or have an interest in the greater Herndon community and who wish to be known as "Friends of Youth".

What are the benefits and costs of joining?

By joining the Optimist Club of Herndon, Virginia you will become a member of Optimist International. Membership includes a membership card and coverage under Optimist International's insurance when participating in an Optimist Club activity. For additional information on Optimist International, visit their web site at

Our fiscal year runs from October 1 to September 30 of each year. Herndon Optimist Club member registration fees are:

$100 for new members

$85 for existing members

Each member's registration fee covers dues and fees owed for the member to Optimist International and the Optimist Capital Virginia District.

Payment can be made by:

Credit/debit card


If you join on or after January 1st, a prorated fee can be requested. Please enter this request in the "Membership Comment" field and do not complete the payment online until the Secretary/Treasurer contacts you.

If you have any questions or need assistance with member registration, please use the "Contact Us" option on the left side menu and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

Opened: 10/01/2020