The Elks Soccer Shoot Program is geared to coincide with this sport phenomenon.From toddlers to teens, in our large urban centers to our small suburban settings, soccer is becoming the sport of choice for our youth. I am pleased to announce that the Members of the G/L Americanism Committee have selected the theme, “The American Dream: What Is It?
The Elks National Drug Awareness Program strives to teach all children and parents about the dangers of illegal drug use and prevent the abuse of legalized and prescription drugs. has just under 1 million members in more than 2,000 lodges across the country, the Elks are one of the largest and most active fraternal organizations in the world!
As the largest volunteer drug awareness program in the United States, the program relies on state, district and Lodge volunteers to promote a drug-free lifestyle.
You must be sponsored by a member of the Elks Lodge and reside in the jurisdiction of the Lodge you wish to join.
You also need two other Elks who will be your co-sponsors.
Texas Elks support nearly 350 children with special needs every summer.
Any child with a special need, between the ages of 7 and 15, who is a resident of the state of Texas is eligible for admission to Texas Elks Camp.This program is under the "umbrella" of the Grand Lodge Youth Activities Committee.We want to capitalize on this sporting event to help keep our youth focused and away from undesirable activities. The Elks National Foundation provides more than .64 million in college scholarships each year through its three scholarship programs.Read More About Membership Click The Grand Lodge Americanism Committee annually sponsors the Americanism Essay Contest for school children in grades 5-8.This very important Patriotic Contest gives school children the opportunity to express their views on America and what being a patriotic citizen means. The Elks National "Hoop Shoot" Free Throw Contest is open to boys and girls, ages 8 to 13.By taking pride in America’s communities and youth, the program takes action against youth drug use through education and inspiration. The National Veterans Service Commission has served the interests of America's veterans since World War I. Today the Commission operates a range of programs designed to improve the quality of life of our veterans as well as salute their service to the country. Contact your high school counselor for more information or email your local Elks Lodge Scholarship chairperson below.Download the application click HEREElks Drug Awareness Program…The Elks National Drug Awareness Program strives to teach all children and parents about the dangers of illegal drug use and prevent the abuse of legalized and prescription drugs.As the largest volunteer drug awareness program in the United States, the program relies on state, district and Lodge volunteers to promote a drug-free lifestyle.