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.
Dec. 12-15, 2022
Check Facebook for updates
Chicken and Rib Night
Feb. 18, 2023
The Chicken and Rib dinner is an annual event to raise money for the Mitchell Optimists.
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
2023 Date TBA
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
2023 Date TBATrackside 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.