Key Club International

Key Club is the oldest and largest service program for high school students. It is a student-led organization that teaches leadership through service to others. As members of the Kiwanis International family, Key Club members build themselves as they build their schools and communities. Key Club has approximately 250,000 members in approximately 5,000 clubs. Key Club is represented in 38 countries.

Florida District of Key Club International, Inc.

The Florida District of Key Club is one of 38 districts that make up Key Club International. It is comprised of more than 20,000 members in over 400 clubs within the state of Florida, the Cayman Islands, and Turks and Caicos. Formed in 1939, Florida was the first district in Key Club. Its Board of Trustees consists of student members and is advised by  adult members on the Kiwanis Committee on Key Club. The Florida District of Key Club is a Florida registered corporation and approved by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a section 501(c)(3) organization with tax exempt status.

Mission Statement

Key Club is an international student-led organization which provides its members with opportunities to provide service, build character and develop leadership.

Vision

We are caring and competent servant leaders transforming communities worldwide.

Core Values

The core values of Key Club International are leadership, character building, caring and inclusiveness.

Pledge

I pledge, on my honor, to uphold the Objects of Key Club International; to build my home, school and community; to serve my nation and world; and combat all forces which tend to undermine these institutions.

Objects

  • To develop initiative and leadership.
  • To provide experience in living and working together.
  • To serve the school and community.
  • To cooperate with the school principal.
  • To prepare for useful citizenship.
  • To accept and promote the following ideals:
    • To give primacy to the human and spiritual, rather than to the material values of life.
    • To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships.
    • To promote the adoption and application of higher standards in scholarship, sportsmanship and social contacts.
    • To develop, by precept and example, a more intelligent, aggressive, and serviceable citizenship.
    • To provide a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render unselfish service and to build better communities.
    • To cooperate in creating and maintaining that sound public opinion and high idealism which makes possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism and good will.