Our Programs

The Childhood Cancer Camapign

An organization-wide program of Optimist International, adopted as a signature program of the Chamorro Optimist Club. Our campaign is in its third year of giving to a child in our community undergoing treatment for cancer.

The House of Chamorros

Outreach and programs to showcase the Chamorro people, its culture, its heritage and home islands of the Marianas. The organization is currently fundraising to build a House of Chamorros cottage as part of Balboa Park's International Cottages.

Uno Hit Program

We promote Chamorro language, culture and health through song and dance instruction. Our education program provides an expression of Chamorro identity, pride and success for our youth. Please see our website here.

Our Purpose:


To develop Optimism as a philosophy of life utilizing the tenets of the Optimist Creed


To promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs


To inspire respect for the law


To promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people


To aid and encourage the development of youth, in the belief that the giving of one's self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the world