What is Key Club?

Key Club, one of the service-leadership programs of Kiwanis International, is the oldest and largest service organization for high school students. Founded in 1925, Key Club provides members various opportunities to service others that build character and develop leadership skills. Today, Key Club is represented in 37 nations with over 260,000 members.

Key Club Structure

  • Club

    Key Clubs are established in a high school or equivalent institution. Members can join committees that work with elected officials to ensure the club runs smoothly.

  • Division

    Districts are divided into divisions that consists of various clubs. Each division has a lieutenant governor: a student leader who carries out the district’s policies and provides support to the clubs.

  • District

    A district is normally defined by a state or nation and tends to match a similar Kiwanis district. Each district is led by a governer that is elected by delegates at the annual distriction convention.

  • International

    Key Club International consists of all clubs within the group’s 33 organized districts and in foreign countries that are not included in any specific district.

Learn More

New York District Key Club consists of 28 divisions. Information concerning the current governor’s project and conventions can be found here