The Youth Activities Committee is one of the most important committees in the lodge, the state and the nation. When the local lodge has an active Youth Activities Committee, the community becomes aware that the Order of Elks cares about its youth. There are many excellent youth programs, which are available to the youth of all ages in your area.
These programs described in the Grand Lodge Youth Activities Brochure, which is available on the Grand Lodge website and should be on file in your Lodge Secretary's office. This committee can provide some of the most important public relations opportunities and greatly improve the public image of our lodges and our order.
The Ohio Elks Association has a number of programs at the state level for lodges to participate in.
Student Volunteerism Award
The Ohio Elks Association offers a $1,000 award each year to a worthy student in each district which is competitively awarded from lodges which participate in a student or teenager of the month program. Details of the program can be downloaded below: