Spooktakular was started in the bush at the end of Vorstenbosch Ave. in 2009 by Bert & Audrey Vorstenbosch. By 2010 the Mitchell Optimists were asked to help. Typically held the last weekend of October.
Each year the Mitchell Optimist Club sponsors events for the youth of West Perth. Clubs recognize local youth for their efforts in the arts, athletics, academics and community service work.
Chicken and Rib Night
Watch for date in Feb. 2024
The Chicken and Rib dinner is an annual event to raise money for the Mitchell Optimists.
Mitchell Optimists Music Festival 2023
Registration Deadline: Feb. 25, 2023Our community music festival is open to young people up to and including secondary students enrolled in the school year of the 2023 competitive session for adult/cross generational increased participation.2023 Schedule
Optimist International Essay Contest
Registration Deadline February 2023Your chance to compete for a Post-Secondary Education Scholarship of $2,500!
Optimist International Oratorical Scholarship
Contact Deadline: Feb. 2023
‘Staying Optimistic in Challenging Times'Opportunity to receive$2,500 - $25,000
Saturday April 18th from 1-3
Watch for updates on our Facebook page.
West Perth Opti Challenge Baseball
Baseball program for children and adults, ages 6 and up, with cognitive and physical disabilities, from Perth and Huron counties.
Day At The Races
June 25, 2023Trackside BBQ / Bake Sale / Silent AuctionA fun day at the Clinton Raceway. Held the last Sunday in June.
The Optimist Club of Mitchell, Ontario, Canada is a voluntary organization of community oriented people with a passionate desire to make our community (West Perth) and the world a better place for our youngest and most vulnerable citizens. Community service is our by-word, objective and creed, recognizing that we must contribute something to the life of the community from which we and our families draw our daily benefits.
Please fill out the form to the right and submit.