Youth Services Committee

Member Participation

Student Scholarships  
    Annually, three $2,000 scholarships are awarded to Camden County
    high school students based on essays submitted to the Kiwanis Club
    Scholarship Committee. The scholarships must be used to attend an
    accredited college, university, or trade/vocational school. One of the 
    scholarships is awarded to a CCHS Key Club member. There is no

   
minimum GPA requirement or a transcript to be elegible for this
    scholarship. 
  
             
        

STAR Student                                                                                                                
       The Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program
       honors Camden County's outstanding high school seniors and
       teachers with the highest GPA score.
  

                     

Terrific Kids                                                               
  
    How do Terrific Kids become thoughtful, enthusiastic,
       respectful, responsible, inclusive, friendly, inquisitive and
       capable? You can show them the way.

                 
                       

 

Helen Ruffin Reading Program  
       A competition among elementary, middle, and high school
         teams.  Its a quiz show, where the schools compete against each
         other and have to answer questions about books they have read.
         The club donates books and transporation expenses.

                  


 

Baseball Clinic  
       Annually, the Camden County High School baseball team
         conducts a clinic for students interested in baseball.  The
         Kiwanis assists in conducting the clinic by  preparing food
         for the students.


                       

Partnerships:

Boy Scouts
       The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's largest and
        most prominent values-based youth development organizations.
        It provides a program for young people that builds character,
        trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, 
        and develops personal fitness
.
  
                  

Sea Cadets    
        The U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps is a non-profit youth program
        for Americans ages 11 through 17 in more than 380 units in 48
        states, Guam and Puerto Rico.  It provides compelling,
        life-changing programs that instill the values of teamwork,
        discipline, camaraderie and service through its passionate
        all-volunteer force and our partnerships with our  nation's
        armed forces.