The primary mission of the Boyertown Optimist Youth Football Program is 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 the community. To develop Optimism in all student-athletes Kindergarten through 6th grade for their growth not only as football players but also as young citizens within our community. This will be accomplished by improving their life skills as well as their football abilities. All participants will be afforded the opportunity to improve these life skills through education, friendship, teamwork, and football. The purpose of this program is to provide safe, supervised football activities for the youth within the Boyertown Area School District.

The objectives shall be the following:

– To build healthy bodies and minds

– To stimulate community interest in football and stress parental involvement thru volunteerism

– To have fun

– To accomplish these things with the welfare of the children first and foremost, without adult ambition for personal glory

– To teach the foundation of: