Youth Organizations for

Involvement and Fun

Being involved in a youth organization can be both fun and educational, and it’s one of the best ways to get through what can be the difficult teen and preteen years. Below is a small sampling of youth organizations. For descriptions of these and many more, read Seven Years Seven Ways: Surviving Your Teen and Preteen Years.

4-H (

American Field Service (AFS)  (

Future Farmers of America (FFA) (

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts  (

Venture Club  (

Boys and Girls Clubs of America  (


Junior Optimist Octagon International, JOOI


Lions Clubs  (